Features Podcast

Going to Church in Medieval England with Nicholas Orme

During the Middle Ages, the church was at the very heart of European society, but how did ordinary people interact with it in their daily lives? This week, Danièle speaks with Nicholas Orme about the churchgoing experience of everyday medieval people, how it changed over time, and what it was like to attend a medieval mass.

Nicholas Orme is Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Exeter. Click here to view his university webpage. He is the author of many books, including Medieval Schools, Medieval Children, and most recently, Going to Church in Medieval England, published by Yale University Press.


The creator and host of The Medieval Podcast is Danièle Cybulskie. Click here to visit her website or follow her on Twitter @5MinMedievalist

To get your copy of Danièle’s new digital download – 300+ Dirty, Sexy Words for Historical Writersplease visit her website.


You can also help support the podcast and through our Patreon – go to to learn more.

You can subscribe to The Medieval Podcast via iTunesSpotifyPodbay, PlayerFM, our RSS feed or on Youtube.

Top Image: Villagers on Their Way to Church – created about 1550 by Simon Bening – image courtesy The Getty


Sign up for our weekly email newsletter!