Prof Nancy Edwards

Areas of Teaching & Supervision

Medieval Archaeology, especially Britain and Ireland AD 400–1100.

N.B. Owing to the award of a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship, I will not be teaching 2015–2018 but am continuing to take on and supervise research students and would welcome enquiries.

Topics of current and recent research students:

  • The evolution and role of burial practice in Roman Wales
  • The origin and development of Insular geometric letters
  • Aspects of Eucharistic symbolism in early Irish high cross imagery
  • The structure of interlace in insular art c. AD 400–1200
  • Enamelled metalwork in Early Anglo-Saxon England
  • Image and reality in medieval warfare: Wales c.1100–1450
  • Saints’ cults in early medieval Wales
  • Pilgrimage landscapes in early medieval Wales and Ireland
  • The Cistercian abbey of Valle Crucis in context