IMC 2015: Sessions

Session 608: The Experiences of Growing Up in Medieval Society, II

Tuesday 7 July 2015, 11.15-12.45

Sponsor:Centre for the Study of the Middle Ages, University of Birmingham
Organiser:Miriam Müller, Department of History, University of Birmingham
Moderator/Chair:Janine Bryant, School of History & Cultures, University of Birmingham
Paper 608-aWardship and the Merchant Class in Later Medieval London
(Language: English)
Adele Sykes, Department of History, Royal Holloway, University of London
Index terms: Daily Life, Economics - Urban, Local History
Paper 608-bNot Old Enough to Hold for Themselves: Underage Heirs and Orphans in Later Medieval Rural England
(Language: English)
Miriam Müller, Department of History, University of Birmingham
Index terms: Daily Life, Economics - Rural, Local History, Social History
Paper 608-cDo You Need to Have Children?: Medieval Theologians, Marriage, and Infertility
(Language: English)
Catherine Rider, Department of History, University of Exeter
Abstract

Two linked sessions will explore aspects of the daily lives and experiences of children and adolescents in medieval society. The sessions will emphasise interdisciplinarity and thereby allow comparisons and connections to be drawn between different areas of research, by both established as well as new researchers.