Looking for that great ‘medieval’ name for your newborn daughter? Here are ten names from medieval London that you may never had heard of!
A recent survey from England tells us that parents are more interested in finding names for their children that have some history to it – and that names like Millicent, Elvina and Kendra are increasingly popular for girls. However, if you really want to get medieval, and don’t want to use the old standards like Alice, Margaret or Johanna, we’ve got ten names for you. Each one can be found in the records of 13th and 14th century London, and we’ve added a little information about who they were – which ones were inheriting wealth, and which of them was serving time in prison – Enjoy!