Prosopon has been published in newsletter format by the Unit of Prosopographical Research since 1994. With the current issue it has transformed into bi-annual scholarly Journal.


The purpose of Prosopon is to disseminate information about current researchinto subjects relevant to mediaeval prosopography. As such its contentsinclude: descriptions of major ongoing research projects concerned with anyaspect of prosopography; short notices of forthcoming publications (editions ofprimary sources as well as secondary works) of a prosopographical interest; aforum for contact between scholars whose research has a prosopographicalelement. Contributions with prosopographical implications concerned with theauxiliary disciplines such as onomastics, genealogy, biography, and computingare also welcome.


Issue 1(2006)

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Main Article:


Michael Stuckey: ‘...this Society tendeth...’: Elite Prosopography in Elizabethan LegalHistory

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Short Papers/Conference Papers:


Thierry Stasser: Où sont les femmes? Prosopographie des femmesdes familles princières et ducales en Italie méridionale depuisla chute du royaume lombard (774) jusqu’à l’installation des Normands(env. 1100)                            

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Jan Prell: Onomastique, liens de parenté et pouvoir: Lesvicomtes de Châtellerault et leurs parents au Xe siècle                                                                          

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