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Scottish Charters: A Window to Medieval Personal Lives

Kate Buchanan is joined by Linsey Hunter to discuss Linsey’s journey to studying medieval Scottish history her work on charters and some recent research focusing on the Mearns.

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Linsey Hunter is a Lecturer and Teaching Assistant at the University of the Highlands and Islands, where she focuses on law, charters and landholding in southern Scotland and northern England in the high Middle Ages. Click here to view her university webpage. You can also find her on


Scotichronicast is hosted by Kate Buchanan. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Stirling in 2014, with her primary research is on medieval Scottish castles and their landscapes. She co-edited and contributed to Medieval and Early Modern Representations of Authority in Scotland and the British Isles, which was published by Routledge in 2016. Kate is also an adjunct instructor for the history program at Southern New Hampshire University. Follow her on twitter at @k8_buchanan.

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Top Image: Charter by King Malcolm IV, National Records of Scotland (GD45/13/224)