Dr Mark Atherton has been awarded the Beatrice White Prize

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Congratulations to Dr Mark Atherton who has been awarded the Beatrice White Prize by the English Association for his book The Battle of Maldon: War and Peace in Tenth-Century England. The Beatrice White Prize is awarded to the best scholarly article noticed in The Year’s Work in English Studies (YWES) in the fields of English Literature before 1590.

One of the judges commented that the book "offers rich insight into the real lives of the men named in the poem and the world in which they moved, bringing to life a corner of late tenth-century England in which aristocratic patrons were deeply involved in the life of the church as well as the business of war and administration".

Find out more about the Beatrice White Prize on the English Association website.


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