IMC 2020: Sessions

Session 1239: The Northern Way, I: (Arch)Bishops and the Anglo-Scottish Borders in the 14th Century

Wednesday 8 July 2020, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:University of York
Organiser:Sarah Rees Jones, Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past, University of York
Moderator/Chair:Andy King, Department of History, University of Southampton
Paper 1239-aRobert Bruce's Bishop, David Bruce's Enemy: The Career of William Sinclair, Bishop of Dunkeld, 1309-1337
(Language: English)
Jennifer McHugh, Department of History, Lancaster University
Index terms: Administration, Ecclesiastical History, Military History, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 1239-bJohn de Markenfield: A Northerner in the Service of King Edward II
(Language: English)
Paul R. Dryburgh, The National Archives, Kew
Index terms: Administration, Ecclesiastical History, Military History, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 1239-cThe Martial Service of Northern Bishops in the Reign of Edward III
(Language: English)
Samuel Lane, Christ Church, University of Oxford
Index terms: Administration, Ecclesiastical History, Military History, Politics and Diplomacy
Abstract

This session will explore the role of bishops and senior clergy in the prosecution and politics of the wars between England and Scotland in the decades before and after 1300.