The Leicester Medieval Research Centre

Brixworth Lecture: 'Where was Mercian Spoken?'

Event details

  • Dr Helen Gittos (Oxford),'Christianity before Conversion'
  • When: 5.00pm, Saturday 28 October 2023 (tea from 3.30pm)
  • Where: All Saints' Church, Station Road, Brixworth, Northampton NN6 9DF
  • Contact: Friends of Brixworth Church

Dr Helen Gittos is Fellow and Tutor in Medieval History at Balliol and Brasenose, specialising in the history of the Church and its rituals in the Middle Ages, drawing on buildings, objects and archaeological evidence as well as written texts. Her current research focuses on aspects of the conversion of the Anglo-Saxons to Christianity and the history of the sixth and seventh centuries in Britain, as well the role and status of English in relation to Latin, with a book on English in the Liturgy before the Reformation close to completion.

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