This is a Mortimer History Society event; more information can be found at www.mortimerhistorysociety.org.uk 

‘ON THE RECORD: WRITING THE MORTIMERS INTO HISTORY, 1066–1425’
Conference in College Hall, Hereford Cathedral
Programme: 10 am – 1 pm; registration and refreshments from 9.15 am

Programme

Writing and Reading Chronicles in Medieval England
Dr Michael Staunton, University College Dublin
This talk looks at historical writing, writers and readers in England between the 12th and 14th centuries

Chronicles and Colleges: Constructing the Image of the Mortimers in the Middle Ages 
Dr Philip Morgan, University of Keele
A talk on how various chronicles both published and unpublished portrayed the Mortimer family

The Mortimers in the Writings of Iolo Goch and Adam Usk
Professor Helen Fulton, University of Bristol
A talk on the writings of the Welsh poet Iolo Goch and the chronicler Adam Usk and how they viewed the Mortimer family in the important political events of the 14th and 15th centuries

To include a private display of medieval manuscripts from the cathedral library for attendees


Members £9, non-members £13


Book online and further information at www.mortimerhistorysociety.org.uk 
Or send a cheque made out to ‘Mortimer History Society’ with names & contact details to:
Philip Hume, Waterloo Lodge, Orleton Common, Ludlow, SY8 4JG, tel: 01584 831654