Edward I's Letters, BBC History Extra Podcast

Press/Media: Profile/Interview


Extended interview with David Musgrove on the topic of my research into medieval letter-writing, and my recent book.

Period1 Feb 2021

Media contributions


Media contributions

  • TitleKathleen Neal on Edward I's Letters
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletBBC History Extra
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Size46 mins
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    DescriptionDr Kathleen Neal explains what we can learn about medieval king Edward I, the famously militaristic “Hammer of the Scots”, from the letters that he sent to his nobles and officers. What can these missives tell us about Edward as a man, and how his reign unfolded?
    Producer/AuthorDavid Musgrove
    PersonsKathleen Neal


  • Letter-writing
  • Medieval
  • Kingship
  • Governance
  • Rhetoric
  • Political culture