The Chroniclers

Matthew Firth

Focus areas: Early Medieval Europe; Anglo-Saxon Studies; Anglo-Scandinavian History; Scandinavian History; Saga Literature; Cross-Culural Exchange; Royal Studies; History of Religion

Matt completed his Master of History at the University of New England in 2016 and his Graduate Certificate in Classical Languages in 2017. His masters thesis focused on Anglo-Scandinavian acculturation in England in the tenth and eleventh centuries, with a particular interest in the punishment cultures of late Anglo-Saxon England as evidenced in laws, hagiographies and histories. Matt is working on a number of publications through 2018, and has been offered PhD candidature at Flinders University from 2019.

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Jamie Gatehouse

Focus areas: High Medieval Europe; Military History; Hundred Years’ War; Edward I; Edward III; Eastern Crusades; Castles & Fortifications

Jamie is a final year postgrad student at the University of New England, studying a Master of History degree. His research focuses on military history from the middle to late medieval period, with a particular interest in The Hundred Years War, the use of archery in battle, and battlefield tactics.

Between teaching full time, studying, writing, and a mild obsession with archery, he doesn’t get much spare time…


European Medieval History from the Viking Age to the Hundred Years' War