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Archive - 2006 (York)

Programme - Friday 2nd June | Saturday 3rd June | Sunday 4th June

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Friday 2nd June

Session 1: Criminals, Whores and Bastards: Marginal Groups in the Late Middle Ages
Chair: Jayne Rimmer

Criminal masterminds? Forgers in fourteenth-century London
Catherine Casson
Prostitution and social control in later Medieval London
Gemma Wheeler
Good puddings and a grievous scandal: fathers and their illegitimate offspring in the Plumpton and Cely letters
Rachel Moss

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Session 2: Medieval Medical Theory and Practice
Chair: Chris Bonfield

Scent as a Therapeutic in Later Medieval England
Taryn Queree
Smell and Sight: The Senses and Health in the Later Middle Ages
Joy Hawkins
The Fabric of Faith: The Spiritual Functions of Medieval Hospital Space
Louise Wilson