The Soldier in later Medieval England

Announcing an international conference:

England's Wars, 1272-1399

Organised by 'The Soldier in Later Medieval England' project team

20 - 22 July 2009
University of Reading, ICMA Centre

Distinguished speakers include: Professor Michael Prestwich, Professor Philippe Contamine, Dr Andrew Ayton, Professor Anne Curry, Professor Kelly DeVries, Professor M.C.E. Jones, and Professor Clifford Rogers.

We are also pleased to announce our Guest of Honour at the conference will be Dr Robert Hardy, who will be speaking at the reception on Monday evening.


The conference is intended to be cutting edge in terms of its contribution to military history, and will highlight new archival research. The conference has a good spread across the various geographical and chronological areas, and will consider England's enemies as well as England itself.

Full details of speakers and abstracts.

A booking form is now available.

Further details of conference

Draft timetable

Full conference price: £250 (two nights on-campus accommodation, breakfast and lunch, conference dinner and conference fee)
Reduced price for full time students: £160

Day attendance is also possible, rates are stated on the booking form.

The Conference is supported by the British Academy, under its Conference Support Grant scheme.


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