Reading Medieval Studies

ISSN 0950-3129

The GCMS publishes a multi-disciplinary, peer-reviewed journal, Reading Medieval Studies. One issue is published annually. Guest editors are welcomed for either special or regular issues.  The journal was launched in 1975.

Reading Medieval Studies is edited by Carolina Escobar-Vargas ( ).

Annual subscription: £15.00

All previous issues of Reading Medieval Studies are now available free of charge, as pdfs of articles, by clicking on the 'Past Volumes' link in 'Things to do now'.  Future volumes will be added on an annual basis. 

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Now available

Reading Medieval Studies XLI (2015)

Dr Marianne Ailes (University of Bristol) 

Literary  responses to Agincourt: the Allegories of Le Pastoralet and the Quadrologue Invectif

Dr Anne Bailey (University of Reading)

Anthropology, the Medievalist......and Richard III

Dr Carolina Escobar-Vargas (Universidad de Antioquia)

Magic, Technology and New Categories of Knowledge in the Central Middle Ages

Dr Irene Fabry-Tehranchi (British Library)

Royal adultery and illegitimacy: moral and political issues raised by the story of Utherpandragon and Ygerne in the French rewritings of Historia Regum Britanniae (12th-15thc.)

Dr Phillipa Hardman (University of Reading)

Wine, Women and Song:  Innovation in the Middle English Charlemagne Romances

Dr Dave Postles (University of Hertfordshire)

English borough finances in the fourteenth century




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Reading Medieval Studies

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University of Reading


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