Christ’s Poor Men: Perth’s Charterhouse of the Vale of Vertu and the History, Archaeology and Culture of the Carthusian Order in Medieval Britain
When & Where
On Saturday 7th May 2022, 9.30am - 5.30pm, The Soutar Theatre, within the AK Bell Library, will host Christ’s Poor Men: Perth’s Charterhouse of the Vale of Vertu and the History, Archaeology and Culture of the Carthusian Order in Medieval Britain.
There will also be an opportunity to visit the archival exhibition: From Foundations to Echoes in the Records: the Charterhouse and its place. This will be open to attendees in the Sandeman Room from 12.30pm - 2.30pm.
This event will also be open to attendees to access remotely.
9:00 - 9:30: Registration and Refreshments
9:30 - 9:45: Welcome by Richard Oram and Lucy Dean
9:45 - 10:30: What is a Charterhouse? Glyn Coppack on ‘Mount Grace Priory: the Structure and Infrastructure of a Carthusian Charterhouse’
10:30 - 11:30: James I and the Carthusians by Richard Oram, ‘Perth Charterhouse: Beauforts, Stewarts and the Carthusian Connection’ and Nicki Scott, ‘James I’s Religion’
11:30 - 12:30: Carthusian Cultural and Intellectual Legacy by Julian Luxford, ‘Carthusian Monasticism in Britain: Religious and Visual Culture’ and Alice Taylor, "That nane be bot the kingis lawys”: The significance of Perth Charterhouse's book of the laws of the realm of Scotland (NLS Adv. MS 25.5.10)
12:30 - 2:30: Lunch Break and Exhibition Viewing
2:30 - 3:30: Local Connections and Disputes by Vicki Hodgson, ‘Our Lady of Karsgreng hes hopped fra ane grene hillock to ane uther’: the Perth Charterhouse and Coupar Angus Abbey’ and Francesca Breedon, ‘The Importance of Secular Interaction in the Charterhouse’
3:30 - 4:30: The Fall and Memories of the Perth Charterhouse by Douglas W.B. Somerset, ‘The Destruction of the Religious Houses in Perth in May 1559’ and Lucy Dean, ‘Connections and Memories: Domus Vallis Virtutis and the Burgh of Perth’
4:30 - 4:45: Refreshments
4:45 - 5:00: Closing Remarks from Richard Oram and Lucy Dean
Links for the online attendance option will be emailed to those attendees on Wednesday 4th May.
For those attending in-person, tea and coffee are complimentary however lunch will be at your own expense. Details of local eateries will be emailed prior to the conference.
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