The Brixworth Lectures

Archive of the Brixworth Lectures

Brixworth tower

The Brixworth Lecture Series is organised by The Friends of All Saints Church Brixworth in conjunction with the Medieval Research Centre at The University of Leicester. The lecture is generally held annually on the Saturday nearest to the feast of All Saints (1st November).

Many of the lectures have been published and can be purchased at the church or via the Friends of All Saints.

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LECTURE NO.

YEAR

LECTURE TITLE

INFORMATION

35 2017

Jon Wilcox (University of Iowa)
Pleasures of the Pulpit: Anglo-Saxon Preaching as a Guide to Life in the Community

Saturday 28 October 2017
34 2016

Catherine Cubitt
Reform and renewal of religious life in Anglo-Saxon England

More info

33 2015

Barbara Yorke
Mercia and Wessex c.800: Connections and Comparisons

More info
publication forthcoming

32 2014 Jennifer O'Reilly
A sealed book: interpreting Scripture in the Anglo-Saxon Church


More info

31
2013
Leslie Brubaker
Brixworth and Byzantium

More info

30
2012
Faith Wallis
Visualising Time and Nature in Anglo-Saxon England

More info

29 2011
Leslie Webster
Wall-paintings to altar cloths: furnishing the Anglo-Saxon Church

28

2010

Julia Barrow
Who served the altar at Brixworth? Clergy in English minsters c.800-c.1100


Published

27

2009

Richard Gem
Architecture, Liturgy and Romanitas at All Saints' Church, Brixworth


Published

26

2008

David N. Parsons
The pre-Viking place-names of Northamptonshire


25

2007

Ian N. Wood
The Priest, the Temple and the Moon in the Eighth Century

Published

24

2006

Elaine Treharne
Gluttons for Punishment? The Drunk and Disorderly in Anglo-Saxon Homilies

Published

23

2005

Susan Rankin
Music to adorn the liturgy of the Anglo-Saxon Church


22

2004

Mark Blackburn
Coinage and the Economy of Anglo-Saxon England


21

2003

Patrick Wormald
'Corruption’, ‘Decline’, and the ‘Real World’ of the Early English Church: aristocrats as abbots

Published

20

2002

Nicholas Brooks
Church, State, and Access to Resources in Early Anglo-Saxon England

Published

19

2001

Michelle Brown
Methods of Making: Techniques and Perceptions in the Production of Manuscripts in Anglo-Saxon England

 

18

2000

David Parsons
Chapels and Chantries in Medieval Northamptonshire

Published

17

1999

Jane Hawkes
Sculpture on the Mercian Fringe: the Anglo-Saxon crosses at Sandbach, Cheshire

Published

16

1998

Neil Christie
On Bells and Belltowers: an evolution from late antiquity to the middle ages

Published

15

1997

David Dumville
St Augustine, St Gregory and the origins of English Christianity

 

14

1996

Michael Swanton
Opening the Franks Casket

Published

13

1995

John Blair
Continuity and Diversity: Minster churches and territorial organisation in Anglo-Saxon England

 

12

1994

Eric Fernie
The Saxon-Norman Overlap in Architecture

 

11

1993

Simon Keynes
The Councils of Clovesho

Published

10

1992

Henry Loyn
The Church and the Law in early Anglo-Saxon England

Published

9

1991

Alan Thacker
The Making of a Saint some pre-Viking cults in the East Midlands

 

8

1990

Rosamond McKitterick
Anglo-Saxon Missionaries in Germany: personal connections and local influences

Published

7

1989

Richard K. Morris
Rooms around the church

 

6

1988

Richard Bailey
The Meaning of Mercian Sculpture

Published

5

1987

David Rollason
Two Anglo-Saxon Rituals: the dedication fo a church and the judicial ordeal

Published

4

1986

Martin Biddle
Egypt and Brixworth: and Anglo-Saxon journey in 1847

 

3

1985

Rosemary Cramp
Anglo-Saxon sculpture in and around Northamptonshire

 

2

1984

Geoffrey H. Martin
Some Dedications and Guilds of All Saints

 

1

1983

Harold Taylor
All Saints' Church, Brixworth: how the church took its present shape

Published

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