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small community and dwell in their own province. Hroðgar's adversary is not a perpetually wandering exile.’ Michelet, Creation, migration, and conquest: imaginary geography and sense of space in Old English literature (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006), p. 50. 17 For a description of the geography of Little Downham in the Middle Ages, see Christopher Taylor, ‘“A place there is where liquid honey drops like dew”: the landscape

in Dating Beowulf
The Rotuli de Dominabus et Pueris et Puellis de XII Comitatibus of 1185

’s names in post-Conquest England: observations and speculations’, Speculum, 80 (1978), 223–51. Postles, ‘Baptismal name’, pp. 1–52. C. B. Bouchard, ‘Patterns of women’s names in royal lineages, ninth–eleventh centuries’, Medieval Prosopography, 9: 1 (1988), 1–32, and see eadem, ‘The migration of women’s names in the upper nobility, ninth–twelfth centuries’, Medieval Prosopography, 9:2 (1988), 1–19. Nineteen in total, Appendix 2: 2, 14, 15, 17–18, 25, 27, 35, 39, 41, 43, 47, 55–7, 63, 77, 78, 83, 103, 107. M. Le Pesant, ‘Les noms de personne à Évreux du XIIme au XIVme

in Noblewomen, aristocracy and power in the twelfth-century Anglo-Norman realm
Animal language and the return of loss in Beowulf

outlaw in medieval literature: from fen to greenwood (New York: Routledge, 2016), p. 47. 34 Bruce Braun, The intemperate rainforest: nature, culture, and power on Canada's west coast (Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2002), p. 8. 35 Fabienne Michelet, Creation, migration, and

in Dating Beowulf
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Troubling race, ethnicity, and masculinity in Beowulf

of Guthlac are ‘suffused with colonial desires, displacing into religious history a version of the engagement that was then occurring as martial history’, 44 then so is Beowulf ; only here the colonial desire is projected on to a narrative that probably began its life as folktale conjoined to legendary histories of pre-migration time, rather than on to hagiography. Similarly to how Felix offers up the Britons as a common enemy against which he defines a presumably homogeneous Anglo-Saxon race

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The wall texts of a Percy family manuscript and the Poulys Daunce of St Paul’s Cathedral

the Parisian danse macabre, see Sophie Oosterwijk, ‘Money, morality, mortality: the migration of the danse macabre from murals to misericords’, in freedom of movement in the Middle Ages (2003 Harlaxton Symposium Proceedings), ed. Peregrine Horden, Harlaxton Medieval Studies 15 (Donington, UK: Shaun Tyas, 2007), 37–56. For Lydgate’s residency in Paris, see Schirmer, John Lydgate, 91–2. 36 A timeline of the spread of the danse is included as an appendix to the only critical version of Lydgate’s version of the text, The Dance of 162 Participatory reading in late

in Participatory reading in late-medieval England