Day Conference on the Chronicle of Melrose

The Breaking of Britain


The Centre for Scottish and Celtic Studies

University of Glasgow

Day Conference: Thursday 1 September 2011

“The Chronicle of Melrose

and other literature associated with Melrose Abbey”

3 University Gardens (Celtic & Gaelic), University of Glasgow


10.00 Coffee/tea


Dauvit Broun, ‘English bishops in the Chronicle of Melrose in the mid-thirteenth century’


Helen Birkett, ‘Signa plura et permaxima: visionary culture at Melrose Abbey c.1200’

12.10-13.30 Lunch


Thomas Owen Clancy, ‘Melrose, Roxburgh, and Scottish literature in twelfth- and thirteenth-century Scotland’


John Reuben Davies, ‘Editing the Life of Saint Waltheof, abbot of Melrose’

15.10-15.30 Tea/coffee

15.30-17.00 Discussion


Free Admission

For catering purposes, if those wishing to attend could contact Prof. Dauvit Broun (dauvit [dot] broun [at] glasgow [dot] ac [dot] uk) no later than Monday 22 August.

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