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.
- New exhibition organised by the RHC in Lancaster Maritime Museum. twitter.com/LancasterHisto…
- There was lots of interesting discussion at the names workshop in Grange-over-Sands today. #MorecambeBay twitter.com/H2H_tweets/sta…
- Happy St Patrick's day. Here's a photo of St Patrick's chapel, Heysham, overlooking the Irish Sea. pic.twitter.com/p3e9Gzc1Lg
Opportunities to see Dr. Fiona Edmonds
Who named Cumbria’s Mountains? And what was the significance of this world-famous landscape in the past?