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Henry III and the Jews: Rex Simplex? (2024)
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Irwin, D. (2024, February). Henry III and the Jews: Rex Simplex?. Presented at Graduate Centre for Medieval Studies Seminar, University of Reading (online)

This paper was an invited presentation at the University of Reading's Graduate Centre for Medieval Studies Seminar. This paper considers Henry III's relations with, and treatment of, the Jews of medieval England. It moves away from treating Henry... Read More about Henry III and the Jews: Rex Simplex?.

Jews and Labour in Medieval England: Episcopal Theory and Legislative Reality (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Irwin, D. (2024, January). Jews and Labour in Medieval England: Episcopal Theory and Legislative Reality. Paper presented at Religious Minorities and Labour: Towards a New Paradigm, Queen Mary University of London

This was an invited presentation to a workshop feeding into the MIREL project, which is exploring Religious Minorities and Labour Specialization. My paper took, as it's starting point, Robert Grosseteste's letter to Margaret de Quincy (1231-2), an... Read More about Jews and Labour in Medieval England: Episcopal Theory and Legislative Reality.