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.
- Retweet VCH_Cumbria: More info about the 'did you know?' campaign: Appeal for fascinating facts about Cumbrian heritage cumbriacrack.com/2017/09/11/app… via @CumbriaCrack
- Enjoyed speaking to @BBC_Cumbria to gather 'did you know?' facts about Cumbrian history for CCHT website. Pls suggest facts to @VCH_Cumbria
- Fascinating news from Burghead for those interested in Picts - and intriguing that an Alfredian coin has been found… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Opportunities to see Dr. Fiona Edmonds
Who named Cumbria’s Mountains? And what was the significance of this world-famous landscape in the past?