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‘Language and land in 12th and 13th century Ayrshire: Place-Names in the Earliest Cunninghame charters’

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On 16 October 2012, our seminar series continued with the University’s own, Professor Thomas Clancy, who discussed place names and charters from medieval Ayrshire, specifically the region of Cunninghame. Below is this listener’s summary of the lecture. Comparatively little work on place names in Ayrshire has been done and Thomas’ lecture was based upon preliminary… Continue reading