MHS MEMBERS AND THEIR INTERESTS

Some members of the Society have agreed to be listed here and, where appropriate, have described the particular aspects of medieval history that interest them most. If you would like to get in touch with a member, please tell us by sending a message to 'Website' on the 'Contact Us' page. Explain your interest and we'll alert the other person who will contact you, if they choose.

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Robert Anderson Herefordshire UK Created the costumes in Pembridge Church of a Mortimer Steward and family, supplied some photographs for the Philip Hume Book "On the Trail of the Mortimers", carried out some research into the medieval history of Pembridge etc.

Katherine Ashe Pennsylvania UK Author of a 4-volume work on Simon de Montfort. Interested in the 13th century

John Atkinson Gloucestershire UK

General interest in medieval history
Judy Bailey Adelaide, Australia Studying for a PhD on the Palmers' Guild of Ludlow.

Mike Beazley

Shropshire UK Ludlow and the Marches, particularly during the 14th and 15th centuries and the Wars of the Roses in general, including re-enactment (as a Yorkist crossbowman).

Anna Belfrage Scania, Sweden Author of an acclaimed series set in the turbulent 1320s and featuring Roger Mortimer, Queen Isabella, Edward II and Edward III. Other than a passion for medieval English history, she also has a great fondness for the 17th Century, in particular the second half.

Pamela & John Bell Monmouthshire, Wales Enthusiastic amateurs living in Wales.

Shelagh Best London UK Medieval hist ory in general and heraldry. Also an interest in Welsh history as my roots are in South Wales.

Alan Bond London UK The history of the Welsh Marches

Aine Bonnefoy Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, France Medieval Trim, Ludlow and Vaucouleurs; The Latin East in 13th century; The Angevin Kingdom of Sicily; The Templar Knights; the Counties of Provence and Forcalquier; the Dauphiné

Ken & Gill Bourne-Turner

Worcestershire UK Everything historical; Ken is an author and Knight Templar
Elizabeth Bown Surrey UK Battle of Barnet, Elizabeth wydeville, Medieval medicine, wars of the roses and Richard III

Janine Bryant Herefordshire UK Medieval coroners' rolls

Hon. Edward Buchan Wiltshire UK Wigmore Castle and Abbey. Edmund Mortimer 5th Earl of March

Maggie Bucknall West Midlands UK General interest in the history of Great Britain

Tony Bucknall West Midlands UK General interest in history

Leigh Bullimore

Herefordshire UK  General interest in history
David Bullivant California USA The development, regional variation and usage of Middle English from 1150 to 1485. The development of individual expression and community in Medieval texts. People of the Middle Ages both ordinary and extraordinary.
V Ruth Butler

Powys, Wales UK The history of Powys
Susan Byron Lancashire UK My main interests lie with the War of the Roses and Ricardian history and the families in power within that time period.

Rosalind Caird Shropshire UK History generally and local connections. Church history.

Emma Cavell Cardiff, Wales UK I am a historian of women, gender, aristocracies, law and frontier in the period of c 1000-1300. My special interest in aristocratic families of the Welsh Marches means that the women of the Mortimer family very often feature in my research and publications.

Frances Channon & Mark Castell Worcestershire UK Roger de Mortimer, Isabella and the medieval Marches.

Dr Margaret Clark Shropshire UK The Church; the Wars of the Roses

Mary Cooper

Herefordshire UK  General interest in history
Terri Couzens Powys, Wales UK History and archaeology of Wales and the Marches - prehistory to the Tudors; particularly Roman and Medieval as there is much evidence of the activity of these periods in the landscape.
Also, early ‘Celtic’ Christianity.

Rupert Crew Shropshire Uk A teacher of medieval history

Alison & Martin Crowdy Shropshire UK

General interest in history
Maureen Crumpler Herefordshire UK Costume and textiles. Music.. Historical dance. Welsh history

Lorraine & David Earlshall Shropshire UK Interest in the Mortimers. Particular interest is the family of Tregoz, who later join the Mortimer family. Medieval people circa 1100 to 1450, with particular interest in the period to 1307

Bill Eastwell Shropshire UK 14th and 15th Centuries. Constitutional matters; church (national, Marches and Lincoln Diocese)

Jean Edwards Worcestershire UK Castles, battles and medieval life

Lynnette Eldredge Washington USA Genealogy of the Mortimers that descend to 'highly probable' USA gateway ancestor Gov. Thomas Dudley of MA & possible GA Thomas Dimmick/Dymoke. I want to develop a deeper and broader understanding of the complexities and psychology of the time.

Owen Elias Shropshire UK Glyndwr revolution. History of Ludlow and the Marches. Mortimers

Michael Elliman Worcestershire UK History in General and Simon De Montfort

Bev Farnell Shropshire UK

General interest in medieval history
John Fleming Kent UK

Baronial reform and rebellion 1259-1265
Bronwyn Fraley Somerset UK Medieval history, particularly of the Marches; visiting castles

Lesley Frith

Herefordshire UK General interest in medieval history 
Annie Garthwaite Shropshire UK The Mortimer family and the Wars of the Roses. Especially interested in Cecily Neville.

Adonis Gemini Hangzhou, China Interested in medieval figures who died as traitors but had more talent than their sovereigns. Particular interested in the Wars of the Roses. The family history of the House of Neville since the Norman conquest to Anne Neville.

Barbara Gittings Herefordshire UK

The medieval history of the Marches from the Celts and Saxons to the end of the lantagenet era.

Ethan Gould Canberra, Australia Anglo-Scottish relations 1286-1357; the reigns of Edward I, Edward II and Edward III; the reign of Robert I and David II; Thomas Randolph d. 1332 and James Douglas d. 1330; Roger Mortimer earl of March d. 1330

John Grove Hrerefordshire UK All Mortimer history including related Welsh / English history and Marcher lords. Interested in all Mortimer artefacts (castles. tombs, shields, stained glass etc) Willing to give talks..

Zuuzsanna Grove-Jenei Herefordshire UK Medieval textiles, churches, social history and arts.

Charles Gunter Shropshire UK Relationship between England a Wales following the Norman conquest and until the death of king Stephen.

Peter Hammond Herefordshire Uk Local medieval history

Anne Harris Cornwall UK I like all History but I especially enjoy medieval period.

Alison & Roger Harrop Conwy, Wales UK Roger Mortimer First Earl of March, his wife Joan de Geneville and all their descendants. Has written a novel from Joan's viewpoint and seeking publication in 2017.

Rebecca Haynes London UK Medieval history

Philip Healy Herefordshire UK A general interest in medieval history

Mike & Jill Holland South Africa We were both brought up and schooled in Herefordshire, and although we have now lived in South Africa for nearly 50 years, we retain a great interest in the history and historical buildings around Herefordshire and adjacent regions, which we generally manage to visit about once a year.

Jonathan Hopkinson

Herefordshire UK North Herefordshire history
Charlotte Hua Shanghai, China Roger Mortimer 1st Earl of March , War of Roses

Philip Hume Herefordshire UK Medieval history in general and love visiting castles and abbeys; the Mortimer family and how they developed over the centuries to dominate first the Welsh Marches then national affairs; author of 'On the Trail of the Mortimers'; how the House of York used it's Mortimer inheritance to gain the Crown; with colleagues, writing a history of the development of the Welsh Marcher Lordships with their unique powers.

Angela Iliff Bristol UK Medieval dress; medieval food; Richard III

Judy Jacobs

Herefordshire UK The Mortimers and the Marches
Julia & Anthony Jacobus Herefordshire UK Main interest is history or any relevant information on the village of Staunton on Arrow, specifically the motte. General history of the era, area and people involved.

Chris & Deborah Jarman Herefordshire UK

General interest in history
Barry & Joy Jenkinson Shropshire UK Interested in local history linked to Church and Priory of St Gregory, Morville. Interested in all information involving Morville and Bridgnorth links to Mortimer line.

Kris Johnston Herefordshire UK Medieval history. The history of the Marches, particularly in Herefordshire. Cathedral and church art and architecture in the medieval period.

Hilary Jones Herefordshire UK Broad interest in local history

Susan Jones Shropshire UK General interest in the time and where my locality fits in.

Barbara Joss

Herefordshire UK Archaeology. General History - talks etc
Melissa Julian-Jones Newport, Wales UK The Welsh March c1093-1307, its ecclesiastical, social and political networks, including seals and other forms of iconography. Currently focusing on inter-Marcher warfare (2015 to present).

Clive Jupp Herefordshire UK

MA in M edieval Studies at Birmingham University specialising in the Cult of Thomas of Lancaster. Other interests includes manuscripts, chronicles and the politics and people of the 14th century. Currently researching the Marcher Lordships for a 3 volume series with Philip Hume and John Fleming from the society.
Shirley Keating Canberra, Australia Mortimer and related families in medieval period in the Marches and Wales

John R Kenyon

Cardiff, Wales UK Castle architecture and the history of the Welsh Marches
Joe Kerr Herefordshire UK Interested in all aspects of Herefordshire history.

Tom Kerr

Gloucestershire UK General interest in medieval history
Krysia Kolodziejek & David Kennedy

Herefordshire UK General interest in history
Natasha & Mark Lawrence

Herefordshire UK Archaeology; Medieval history; the Wars of the Roses

Kirsten Lawton-Smith Herefordshire UK MA in Medieval Studies at Birmingham University specialising in the Cult of Thomas of Lancaster. Other interests includes manuscripts, chronicles and the politics and people of the 14th century. Currently researching the Marcher Lordships for a 3 volume series with Philip Hume and John Fleming from the society.

Matthew Lampitt Herefordshire UK Welsh Marches and medieval cosmopolitanism; Welsh Marches in medieval literature; Welsh Marches and literary histor

Harry Lee Herefordshire UK Local history

Elwyn Manuel & Jane Love

Powys, Wales UK Castles and churches; military; Garway; crusades
John Manson Bristish Columbia, Canada Scottish Mortimer descendants

Stella Mason Shropshire UK Castles and churches; military; Garway; crusades

Tony Mason Shropshire UK History of the English Language and of French. Medieval Europe.

Craufurd Matthews Hampshire UK Mortimore descendant with an interest in history from 1200 to 1550

Mark McEvilly Herefordshire UK Medieval and pre-1066 history of the Marches

Gil McHattie Powys, Wales UK My main research is the early Cistercian Order and Bernard of Clairvaux in particular. My second area of research are the Templar Knights and their connection to Bernard. Many noble families in the Marches would have connections to the Templars.

Margaret Melhuish Somerset UK The genealogy of the Mortimers, Cliffords, Percys & Forsters; the Wars of the Roses; the border reivers; visiting battlefields and medieval history generally.

Margor Miller Herefordshire UK Herefordshire. One of the founder members of MHS. Mortimers - e.g.2017 essays on Edmund 5th Earl of March 'Gap Year';
social history especially social change.

Nila Monckton

Aberdeenshire, Scotland Uk Costume & textiles
Jonathan Moor Shropshire UK 15th century English history, heraldry, genealogy, brasses & brass rubbing

Alan Mortimer Torfaen, Wales UK Mortimer connections between Buckinghamshire and Wigmore/Ludlow. Mortimer heraldry. General Mortimer genealogy.

Henry & Betsy Mortimer Maryland USA Interested in family history. Looking for connections between the medieval Mortimer's of England and Mortimer's of USA. We have established connections with the Read(Rede) family of the same period who came to Virginia in 1637.

James Donald Mortimer Wyoming USA My immediate branch of the Mortimers were stonemasons who immigrated into the US around 1850. Ancestors are followed back to Samuel Mortimer married in 1705. I believe they were centered in the Glamis region. I was also interested in the Mortimer Arms gunmaking company.

Jim Mortimer North Yorkshire UK Mine is from the Conquest through East Anglia? to Aberdour in Scotland and then links and connections to Auchenbaddie (various spellings) on the River Deveron, near Banff, NE Scotland. All Mortimer connections and suggestions most welcome.

Kenneth Mortimer Wellington, New Zealand My interest is to find out who are my ancestors.

Roger F Mortimer North Yorkshire Uk Linking modern Mortimers to the medieval families; I run the 'One Name' Study with over 160 family trees link here http://one-name.org/name_profile/mortimer I am also a joint administrator for the Mortimer DNA project link here https://www.familytreedna.com/public/Mortimer and would value particularly male descendants to take part with Y-DNA tests

Ruth Mortiimer Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand I am a descendant of Roger Mortimer (d.1282) through my maternal line. However I am interested to see what links, if any, may be found through any distant family on my paternal line. Interest in medieval history.

Thomas & Beth Mortimer Connecticut, USA I am particularly interested in my Mortimer family lineage and the Norman ancestors. I have been able to trace back to Londoner Thomas Mortimer and his father Thomas born in 1706. I would appreciate any further information and have shared my Y-DNA67 results at the Mortimer Name website.

Richard Mortimore Cheshire UK Medieval and Mortimer history; local history and archaeology; church buildings and their history; and family history.

Marion Moulton Cheshire UK Fanatically interested in Richard III whose paternal grandmother was a Mortimer.

Jolene & Jim Neri North Carolina USA Medieval England, Roman Britain, Plantagenets, Angevins, Wars of the Roses

Fran Norton Shropshire UK 13th & 14th centuries concentrating on the history of Welsh Marches and its baronies but predominately on the Mortimer family.

Jason O'Keefe Herefordshire UK Castles, Churc hes, Wars of The Roses, Archery, Battle of Mortimer's Cross, Armour & Weapons

Mickie O'Neill Shropshire UK

Richard III Society; Richard, Earl of Cambridge
Paul & Stephanie Ovrom Iowa USA The Marches, Mortimer History, Wars of the Roses

John Owen Caerphilly, Wales UK The Welsh Marches

Pat Oxley Knowsley UK Women in medieval England and the reign of Richard II

Elizabeth Phillips

Shropshire UK General interest in medieval history 
Patricia Pothecary Herefordshire UK Secretary of Mortimers Cross Battlefield Project. Interested in the history of Kingsland, Herefordshire from the earliest times to the Tudors.
Julia Radburn Shropshire UK General interest in medieval history

Matt Raven Worcestershire UK PhD on fourteenth-century earls, including the earls of March and other Marcher lords

Judith Ridley Berkshire Uk Fiction, non-fiction and genealogy of the 14th and 15th centuries including the Mortimers.

Jamie Ritchie

London UK History of Knucklas, Powys, Wales
Jean de Rusett Herefordshire UK General interest in the Marcher history and the Mortimer dynasty in particular

Lynda Sargent Gloucestershire UK General interest in medieval history

Graham Saunders Herefordshire UK Interested in anything medieval

Ed Shine

London UK Early-mid 15thC political and social history; social networking and collective communications

Barbara Skellern

Shropshire UK Medieval history generally
Peter Smith

Monmouthshire, Wales UK General interest in medieval history 
Stephen Sotherland

Texas USA Mortimer ancestors go back to Roger Mortimer (d1078)
Patricia Sowards Washington USA Roger Mortimer, First Earl of March; Joan de Geneville, Katherine Mortimer and Thomas Beauchamp; Ludlow Castle

Cynthia Spencer

Gloucestershire UK General interest in medieval history
Stanton Stephens Shropshire UK Medieval history in general - but in particular the arts and architecture of the period. Also the life and times of Edward ii

Jane Stirling Shropshire UK General interest in history

David Sudlow Herefordshire UK History of the Welsh Marches

Bridget Thomas Herefordshire UK I am a director of the Wigmore Centre CIC, which aims to reorder St James’ Church Wigmore into a heritage and community centre and I am generally interested in local history.

Martin & Denise Toms Herefordshire UK Mortimers of Chirk & Tedstone Wafre; Lucy le Wafre

Ann Turtle Herefordshire UK Admits to studying 15thC France and Burgundy a long time ago!

Molly Twomlow Monmouthshire, Wales

General interest in medieval history 
Karen Unwin Shropshire UK All periods of h istory. Battle tactics and battlefield sites. Historical literature, art and music. Historic walks and pilgrimages.

Osborne & Jane Vaughan Herefordshire UK Generally interested in history.

Penelope Vernon Tarn et Garonne, France I'm a Mortimer by birth. Interested in the Mortimers from their origin to present day. Contact with Mortimer's seeking possible connection.

Gareth Wardell Carmarthenshire, Wales The role that the Marcher Lords played in the history of Wales.

Kathryn Warner Cumbria UK Specialist in 14th century history. Author of books on Edward II, Queen Isabella and Richard II. Writes the Edward II blog.

Helen Watt Middlesex UK Mortimer genealogy; the rebellion of Owain Glyn Dwr; place-names of Wales and Shropshire

Robert Wigmore

Wellington, New Zealand Keen to find a link between the Wigmore and Mortimer families
Gareth Williams Shropshire UK More or less anything to do with Medieval Wales and the Marches, particularly social and economic history.

Julie Williams South Yorkshire UK The medieval Welsh Marches.

June Wilson Herefordshire UK

I am interested in medieval history and therefore local churches castles etc.

Keith Wilson Herefordshire UK Anything in connection with the history of the Welsh Marches, Hereford & Herefordshire, Ludlow & Wigmore Castles etc, involving the Mortimer Family.

Sandra Wilson Gloucestershire UK

General interest in medieval history 
Mel Wilson-Claridge Herefordshire UK Welsh marches, Ludlow, Shropshire/Herefordshire medieval, crusades, Knights of St John and Malta and so on, just love history.

Julian Wontner Herefordshire UK General interest in medieval history

Hugh & Doris Wood Shropshire UK Medieval Mortimer heraldry & genealogy

Barbara Wright West Yorkshire UK Roger Mortime r, 1st Earl of March: The Mortimer Cartularies (BL Harley 1240 and BL Add.MS 6041)

Gary Young

Virginia USA Mortimers of Wigmore and Mortimers of Richard's Castle
Stefan Zachary

Buckinghamshire UK Genealogy