Christmas in the Medieval University | University of Oxford

Christmas in the Medieval University

Professor M J Toswell (University of Western Ontario)
13:00 - 14:00
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
OX1 2PH
Lectures and seminars
£5/£4 concessions
No
Required

Many medieval monarchs enjoyed visiting and staying in Oxford during the festive season. King John in 1205 and Henry III in 1265 and 1266 celebrated Christmas at Oxford Castle and Osney Abbey. Hear about their festivals of misrule and the customs of medieval Oxford’s scholars and masters.