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Let it fake bleed: medieval objects and vegan meat substitutes

Let it fake bleed: medieval objects and vegan meat substitutes

Lecture by Kathryn Rudy

Held online by the University of St Andrews on 23 March 2021

What do animated medieval crucifixes have to do with Greggs’ vegan sausage rolls? In this illustrated talk, medievalist Kathryn Rudy considers diverse approaches to fake blood and flesh. Ideas to be discussed include jousting vegetarians, shepherdess pies, and medieval roasts served under a layer of feathers.

Kathryn Margaret Rudy is a manuscript historian at the University of St Andrews. You can learn more about her research on Academia.edu, or follow her on Twitter @katerudy1

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Top Image: Les Très Riches Heures

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