Virtual Launch Medieval Murder Maps (Online, 28 september)
On 28 September, the Medieval Murder Maps website will be shared publicly for the first time. The makers have used fourteenth-century coroners' rolls to map the homicides in three medieval towns: London, York, and Oxford. These digital maps are interactive and come with podcasts of interesting cases, narrated by a voiceover actor. Maps also include fatal incidents and allow people to filter the murders and incidents by gender, weekday, and weapon. The Map features descriptions of each of the cases, gleaned from original documents, have been translated into modern English.