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Dr Bronach Kane 

Dr Bronach Kane
Position:Lecturer in Medieval History

Telephone:+44(0)29 208 75620
Location:John Percival Building, Room 5.36

Research Interests

  • Late medieval British and European history 
  • Social, cultural and religious history of late medieval England
  • Gender and women’s history

Selected Publications

ed., with F. Williamson, Women, Agency and the Law, 1300-1700 (Pickering and Chatto, 2013).

Popular Memory and Gender in Late Medieval England: Men, Women and Testimony in the Church Courts of Canterbury and York (in progress)

Articles and Book Chapters

‘Custom, Memory and Knowledge in the Late Medieval English Church Courts’, in R. Hayes and W.J. Sheils, eds., Clergy, Church and Society in England and Wales, c.1200-1800 (York, 2013), pp. 61-81.

‘Women, memory and testimony in the medieval ecclesiastical courts of Canterbury and York', in B. Kane and F. Williamson, eds., Women, Agency and the Law, 1300-1700 (Pickering and Chatto, 2013), pp. 43-62.

'Introduction', in B. Kane and F. Williamson, eds. Women, Agency and the Law, 1300-1700 (Pickering and Chatto, 2013), pp. 1-16.

'Reading Emotion and Gender in the Later Medieval English Church Courts', Fruhneuzeit-Info, 23:1-2, Special Issue, 'The Use of Court Records and Petitions as Historical Sources' (2012), 53-63.

'Social Representations of Memory and Gender in Later Medieval England', Integrative Psychological and Behavioural Science, 46:4 (2012), 544-558.


HS1101 Medieval Europe

HS1107 History in Practice

HS1711 Exploring Historical Debate

HS1804 Sexuality and the Social Order in Medieval Europe

HS1801  Dissertations

HST634 Belief and Disbelief in the Middle Ages

HST911 Approaches to the History of Medieval Britain