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Dr. Fiona Edmonds

Fiona is the Director of the Regional Heritage Centre, which is based in the History Department at Lancaster University.

A leading medieval historian, she studies the history of northern Britain and Ireland from the seventh century to the twelfth. She has a strong interest in Cumbria’s landscape and place-names. An accomplished speaker and native of north-west England, she is well-equipped to bring Cumbria’s history to life.

She is the Director of the Victoria County History of Cumbria project, which seeks to write the history of every place in Cumbria. The project is a collaboration between Cumbria County History Trust and Lancaster University. 

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Dr. Fiona Edmonds

Dr. Fiona Edmonds on Twitter

  • Retweet UoN CSVA: Our Honorary Professor Lesley Abrams blogs about Pagans and Christians in the Viking Age, in advance of her talk ne… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
  • Opportunity to work with me on an innovative, fully funded doctoral project about coastal areas in medieval Lancash… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
  • Retweet eDIL: For those wishing to count down in Old Irish: CETHARDENUS ‘the space of four days’ TRÉDENUS ‘the space of three da… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

Opportunities to see Dr. Fiona Edmonds

9.30 - 11.00 Saturday 18th

Dr. Fiona Edmonds - Mountain names and Myths in Medieval Cumbria

Who named Cumbria’s Mountains? And what was the significance of this world-famous landscape in the past?

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