The Medieval Archaeology Masters program at the University of York

Kings Manor at the University of York

Danielle Trynoski reviews the Master of Arts in Medieval Archaeology program at the University of York

The Great Lost Library of Alcuin’s York exhibition to take place at the University of York

Rabanus Maurus (left), supported by Alcuin (middle), presents his work to Otgar of Mainz

A new series of multimedia exhibitions at the University of York will begin next month starting with the fascinating story of the great lost library of Alcuin and the research of Dr Mary Garrison from the University’s Department of History.

Public can now walk the York Jewish History Trail

York Castle, seen in 1820

The York Jewish History Trail was launched on Friday, giving the public the chance to explore hundreds of years of Jewish history in England.

University of York hosts Working in Archaeology exhibition

Archaeologists at work - photo courtesy University of York

The University of York’s historic King’s Manor is hosting a European photographic exhibition depicting the day-to-day work of archaeologists.

Medieval records of the Church Courts of York now online

A court book from the church court at York - photo courtesy Borthwick Institute for Archives

From arguments about church taxes on liquorice, roses and pigeon dung, to families disputing wills and inheritance, the records paint a vivid picture of the social, economic, political, religious and emotional world of people living in a period from the 14th to 19th centuries.

New project to examine immigration to medieval England

18th century map of England

The study will create a huge database of around 80,000 immigrants who lived in England between 1330 and 1550.

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