Dr Charles Insley

Senior Lecturer in Medieval History

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Postgraduate Research

I am happy to supervise Ph.D. research in the in most aspects of British History, c.800-1300.  I have a particular interests in ideas of state formation; historical landscapes and spatial organisation; identity and ideas around assimilation and acculturation across Britain and Ireland in this period. 

Current Students:

Jessica Coatesworth (co-supervised with Dr Stephen Mossman)

Hannah Robb: Monetizing the Family: The Role of Micro-Credit in a Late Fifteenth Century Northern English Town (co-supervised with Dr Georg Christ)

Rebecca Griffiths: Mercia and the 'Making of England' (co-supervised with Dr Paul Oldfield)

Sihong Lin: Ecclesiastical Networks in the long Sixth Century (co-supervised with Prof Paul Fouracre)

Ryan Goodman: RITUAL, OBJECT, AND THE CREATION OF ROYAL HEGEMONIC MASCULINITIES IN ANGLO-SAXON AND VIKING AGE ENGLAND (co-supervised with Prof Paul Fouracre)

Katherine Fliegel: For the Love of God: Male Cross-dressing and Religion in Pagan Anglo-Saxon England (Co-supervised with Prof Paul Fouracre)

Isaac Boothroyd: The Gens Anglorum or the Gens Normannorum? The emergence of English identity among middling Normans, 1130-60 (Co-supervised with Dr Paul Oldfield)

Stuart Pracy: Emerging elites in Anglo-Saxon England and Northern Francia, 1000-1150 (co-supervised with Dr Paul Oldfield)

Alexander Hurlow: Norman Identity in Capetian France (1204-c.1400): The Chronique de Normandie and Etablissements de Rouen (Co-supervised with Dr Paul Oldfield)

Domantas Audronis, "Un-Roman Empires, Post-Roman Worlds: Translatio Imperii and Cross-Cultural Influences in Western European Imperial Ideology, 800-1000” (Co-supervised with Dr Stephen Mossman)