New Chair for Middle English prose index
Dr Margaret Connolly has been appointed as Chair of the Advisory Committee of the Index of Middle English Prose, with effect from 1 July 2018. The Index of Middle English Prose was established in 1977 with the aim of identifying all instances of prose writing in English between 1100-1500, organised by major repositories. To date twenty-three handlists have been published.
Margaret has also recently published an essay on medieval translation entitled 'The Representation of 'King Conred's Knight' in the Miroir and the Mirror' in volume 14 of the Medieval Translator series, Booldly bot meekly: Essays on the Theory and Practice of Translation in the Middle Ages in Honour of Roger Ellis, edited by Catherine Batt and Rene Tixier and published by Brepols.