Centre for Medieval Studies


The medieval South West

Devon and the South West region are exceptionally rich in medieval heritage, providing unique opportunities for the researcher.


Unique medieval resources

Exeter holds valuable collections of medieval manuscripts and early printed books and offers privileged access to partner archives and libraries.


Research projects

Exeter medievalists' expertise extends from the early Middle Ages to the Reformation, and from Britain to Iberia, exploring a wide variety of themes: kingship, governance and law; church, liturgy, popular religion and magic, books, book production and intellectual life; and settlement and the built environment.