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Dr Rachel E. Moss is a lecturer in history at the University of Northampton. Prior to this she was a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in the Faculty of History at the University of Oxford. Her ‘superbly thought-through’ (Arthuriana) first book, Fatherhood and its Representations in Middle English Texts, was published by D.S. Brewer in September 2013. A specialist in late medieval English history and literature, she has researched and written on family, gender, sexuality, gentry and mercantile societies, and literary culture. Passionately invested in making the past accessible to all and in making the academy a more inclusive place, Rachel regularly writes for mainstream publications such as History Today and The Times Higher Education on themes including education, academic culture and late medieval history. She tweets @menysnoweballes. 

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Rachel is a specialist in late medieval English history, specifically of the fifteenth-century gentry and mercantile classes. Her research outputs have centred on gender (particularly masculinities), family and literary culture. She is currently developing a research specialism in medievalism in the context of the British far right. 


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