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The devil in the archives: the case of the Jews of Norwich, 1244 Seminar

Dr Reverend James Parkes
30 January 2018
Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus SO17 1BF

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Event details

Part of The Parkes Institute's Research Seminar Series for 2017/18.

The devil in the archives: the case of the Jews of Norwich, 1244

Photo of Professor Anthony Bale
Professor Anthony Bale

In this lecture, I will consider one of the most famous images of the medieval English Jewish community – that of Abigail, Moses, and Isaac, Jews of Norwich, on a tallage roll now in the National Archives, London. I will consider its historical and archival contexts, and offer new ways of reading it.

Speaker information

Professor Anthony Bale, Birkbeck, University of London. is a professor of Medieval Studies, and he has written widely on medieval Christian-Jewish relations, the history of antisemitism, and medieval English poetry and religion.

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