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IMC 2023: Sessions

Session 612: Networks and Entanglements in Medieval Wales, II: Religious Networks

Tuesday 4 July 2023, 11.15-12.45

Sponsor:Mortimer History Society
Organiser:Amy Reynolds, School of History & Archaeology, University of Bangor
Moderator/Chair:Jennifer Bell, School of History Philosophy & Social Sciences Bangor University
Paper 612-aA Network of Abbeys: The Spread of the Cistercian Order in Wales
(Language: English)
Amy Reynolds, School of History & Archaeology, University of Bangor
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Monasticism
Paper 612-b'Comrades and fellow-scholars': Graduates and Their Networks in 12th- and 13th-Century Wales
(Language: English)
Rhun Emlyn, Department of History & Welsh History, Aberystwyth University
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Learning (The Classical Inheritance)
Paper 612-cMedieval Welsh Bishops and Their Political Networks
(Language: English)
Shaun David McGuinness, School of History, Philosophy & Social Sciences, Bangor University
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Political Thought

Session two discusses the religious networks of medieval Wales, through the various networks of priests, monks and bishops. Paper one aims to explore the spread of the Cistercians in Wales and the role of the Cistercian network in founding new monasteries. Paper two will explore University-trained Welsh clergy and how the University network impacted clergy in 12th and 13th-century Wales. Paper three will discuss medieval Welsh bishops and how they developed and utilised political networks.