Previous Volumes

Volume 5 (2018): Representations and Recollections of Empire

Stephanie L. Hathaway: Editor’s Foreword

Themed Articles

Philippa Byrne: More than Roman Salt: Sallust, Caesar and Cato in Twelfth- and Early Thirteenth- Century Moral Thought

Matthew Firth: The Politics of Hegemony and the ‘Empires’ of Anglo-Saxon England

Minjie Su: Profile of An Emperor: Reading Vita Karoli Magni in Light of Its Sources and the Socio-political Context of Its Composition

Miranda Lee Elston: ‘Holy Things:’ Dürer’s ‘Feast of the Rosary’ in the Rudolfine Court


Kirsty Bolton: Review: Boundaries in the Medieval and Wider World: Essays in Honour of Paul Freedman

Mark Neuendorf: Review: Early Modern Emotions: An Introduction

Derek Whaley: Review: Entangled Empires: The Anglo-Iberian Atlantic, 1500-1830

Matthew Firth: Review: How the Anglo-Saxons Read Their Poems

Erica Steiner: Review: The Picts Re-Imagined

Matthew Firth: Review: Making England, 796-1042

Erica Steiner: Review: The Kingdom of the Rus’

Stephanie L. Hathaway: Review: Vaucelles Abbey: Social, Political, and Ecclesiastical Relationships in the Borderland Region of the Cambrésis, 1131-1300

Mark Neuendorf: Review: Sociable Knowledge: Natural History and the Nation in Early Modern Britain

Volume 4 (2017): Influence and Appropriation

Vanessa Wright: Editor’s Foreword

Themed Articles

Jocelyn Hargrave: Aphra Behn: Cultural Translator and Editorial Intermediary

Jenny Smith: Necessary Abuse: The Mirror as Metaphor in the Sixteenth Century

Non-Themed Articles

Imogen Volkofsky: Signs of Prayer in The Dream of the Rood


Christine Edwards: Review: Shakespeare’s Settings and a Sense of Place

Francesca Petrizzo: Review: Remembering the Crusades and Crusading

Stephanie Thomson: Review: Women and Epistolary Agency in Early Modern Culture, 1450–1690

David W. Kim: Review: The Invention of Peter: Apostolic Discourse and Papal Authority in Late Antiquity

David W. Kim: Review: Texts, Practices, and Groups: Multidisciplinary Approaches to the History of Jesus’ Followers in the First Two Centuries

Sarah B. Lynch: Review: Teaching and Learning in Medieval Europe: Essays in Honour of Gernot R. Wieland

Cynthia Cruz: Review: Elf Queens and Holy Friars: Fairy Beliefs and the Medieval Church

Matthew Firth: Review: The Church at War: The Military Activities of Bishops, Abbots and Other Clergy in England, c. 900–1200

Derek R. Whaley: Review: The Capetian Century, 1214–1314

Charles Roe: Review: The Middle English Bible: A Reassessment

Matthew Firth: Review: Danes in Wessex: The Scandinavian Impact on Southern England c. 800–c. 1000

Francesca Petrizzo: Review: Royal Bastards: The Birth of Illegitimacy, 800-1230

Pelia Werth: Review: Clare of Assisi and the Thirteenth-Century Church: Religious Women, Rules, and Resistance

Brendan Walsh: Review: The Integrated Self: Augustine, the Bible, and Ancient Thought

Elizabeth M. Wawrzyniak: Review: The Knight, the Cross, and the Song: Crusade Propaganda and Chivalric Literature, 1100-1400

Volume 3 (2016): Words, Signs, and Feelings

Themed Articles

Adele Kudish: John Lyly’s Anatomy of Wit as an Example of Early Modern Psychological Fiction

Lisa Tagliaferri: ‘A Gentlewoman of the Courte’: Introducing and Translating the Court Lady

Anastasia Aleksandrovna Preobrazhenskaya: ‘Cast Thy Burden upon the Lord, and He Shall Sustain Thee’: Consolatory Letter-practices at the Muscovy Tzar Court (second half of the seventeenth century)

Non-Themed Articles

Matthew Firth: Allegories of Sight: Blinding and Power in Late Anglo-Saxon England

Jesús Rodríguez Viejo: Royal manuscript patronage in late Ducal Normandy? A context for the female patron portrait of the “Fecamp Psalter” (c. 1180)

Appendix: Image Set

Kendra Preston Leonard: Listening to the Gaoler’s Daughter

Alessandra Petrocchi: Mercantile Arithmetic in Renaissance Italy: A Translation and Study of a Vernacular Abbaco Work


Grace Catherine Greiner: Review: Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture

Emily Keyes: Review: Conquerors, Brides, and Concubines: Interfaith Relations and Social Power in Medieval Iberia

Marcus Harmes: Review: Vikings in the South: Voyages to Iberia and the Mediterranean

John Edmund Latham: Review: By Steppe, Desert and Ocean: The Birth of Eurasia

Stephanie Hathaway: Review: Nibelungen . Heimsuchung

Melissa Tu: Review: Henry the Liberal Count of Champagne, 1127–1181

Tara Auty: Review: Machiavelli’s Legacy: The Prince After Five Hundred Years

Melanie Cooper: Review: Rococo Echo: Art, History and Historiography from Cochin to Coppola

Jeffrey Neil Weiner: Review: Queer Philologies: Sex, Language, and Affect in Shakespeare’s Time

David W. Kim: Review: The Corporeal Imagination: Signifying the Holy in Late Ancient Christianity

Trevor Russell Smith: Review: The Prose Brut and Other Late Medieval Chronicles. Books Have Their Histories: Essays in Honour of Lister M. Matheson

Stephen Basedo: Review: Negotiating the Political in Northern European Urban Society, c.1400–c.1600

Stephanie Hathaway: Review: Translating Clergie: Status, Education, and Salvation in Thirteenth-Century Vernacular Texts

Volume 2 (2015): Transitions, Fractures, and Fragments

Michael Ovens: Editor’s Foreword

Themed Articles

Emily Cock: ‘Nonsence is Rebellion’: John Taylor’s Nonsence upon Sence, or Sence, upon Nonsence (1651–1654) and the English Civil War

Marina Gerzic: When Dylan Met the Bard: Fragments of Screen (Sound) in Michael Almereyda’s Hamlet

Non-Themed Articles

Richard Firth-Godbehere: For ‘Physitians of the Soule’: The roles of ‘flight’ and ‘hatred of abomination’ in Thomas Wright’s The Passions of the Minde in Generall

Michael Edward Stewart: The Andreios Eunuch-Commander Narses: Sign of a Decoupling of Martial Virtues and Masculinity in the Early Byzantine Empire?

Kathrin Bartha: Grotesque Encounters: Reading Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice along the Principles of the Sublime, Beautiful and Grotesque

Sheilagh Ilona O’Brien: A ‘Divellish’ Woman Discovered: The Witch of Newbury, 1643

Alana Bennett: ‘For musike meueþ affecciouns’: Interpreting Harp Performance in Medieval Romance

Appendix: Video 1      Video 2      Video 3      Video 4


Ruth M. Oldman: Review: Brepola Periodica and Miscellanea Online

Marina Gerzic: Review: Small-Screen Shakespeare

Stephanie Hathaway: Review: The Books and the Life of Judith of Flanders

Vanessa Wright: Review: Sexual Culture in the Literature of Medieval Britain

Alana Bennett: Review: Middle English Texts in Transition: A Festschrift dedicated to Toshiyuki Takamiya on his 70th birthday

Kelly Midgley: Review: Before Orientalism: Asian Peoples and Cultures in European Travel Writing, 1245-1510

Volume 1 (2014): Emotions in History

Imogen Forbes-Macphail: Editor’s Foreword

Themed Articles

Sarah Antinora: Please Let This Be Much Ado about Nothing: ‘Kill Claudio’ and the Laughter of Release

Andrea Brady: The Physics of Melting in Early Modern Love Poetry

Christine Edwards: ‘In No Respect Can Contraries be True’: Passion and Reason in Marlowe’s Edward II

Hannah Lane: ‘L’orage des passions’: Expressing Emotion on the Eighteenth-Century French Single-action Harp

Kate McGrath: Peasant Anger and Violence in the Writings of Orderic Vitalis

Laura Saxton: ‘There is more to the story than this, of course’: Character and Affect in Philippa Gregory’s The White Queen

David Thorley: The Melancholy of Henry More


Marcus Harmes: Review: Broadside Ballads Online

Michael Ovens: Review: Wiktenauer

Jane-Anne Denison: Review: Thomas Meyer’s Beowulf

Melissa Michele Russell: Review: Nothing Natural is Shameful: Sodomy and Science in Late Medieval Europe

Mark Neuendorf: Review: Emotions and Health, 1200-1700

Alana Bennett: Review: Blind Impressions: Methods and Mythologies in Book History

Kelly Midgley: Review: Writing and Reading in Medieval Manuscript Culture

Brid Mary Phillips: Review: Emotional Excess on the Shakespearean Stage: Passion’s Slaves

James L. Smith: Review: The Book of Nature and Humanity in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

Deborah Seiler: Review: Friendship and Social Networks in Scandinavia, c.1000-1800

Hilary Jane Locke: Review: Shame and Honour: A Vulgar History of the Order of the Garter

Feature image: ©Matt Firth, 2016; Lambeth Palace Library MS 149, f. 141r