Dr Ben Guy

Junior Research Fellow

Departmental and College Responsibilities

Research Associate: The Latin Lives of Welsh Saints project

Supervisor for the history of the Brittonic-speaking peoples from the fourth century to the twelfth; the history of the Gaelic-speaking peoples from the fourth century to the twelfth; medieval Welsh language and literature.

Academic Interests

Medieval genealogy; medieval chronicles; hagiography; Welsh manuscripts; medieval history of the Celtic-speaking peoples; cross-cultural interaction; medieval Welsh literature

Selected Publications

‘A Lost Medieval Manuscript from North Wales: Hengwrt 33, the Hanesyn Hên’, Studia Celtica 50 (2016), 69–105.

‘The Textual History of the Harleian Genealogies’, Welsh History Review 28 (2016), 1–25.

‘Egerton Phillimore (1856–1937) and the Study of Welsh Historical Texts’, Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion, new series, 21 (2015), 36–50.

‘The Origins of the Compilation of Welsh Historical Texts in Harley 3859’, Studia Celtica 49 (2015), 21–56.

‘A Second Witness to the Welsh Material in Harley 3859’, Quaestio Insularis: Selected Proceedings of the Cambridge Colloquium in Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic 15 (2014), 72–91.

‘The Breton Migration: A New Synthesis’, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 61 (2014), 101–56.

‘A Welsh Manuscript in America: Library Company of Philadelphia, 8680.O’, National Library of Wales Journal 36 (2014), 1–26.

‘Did the Harleian Genealogies Draw on Archival Sources?’, Proceedings of the Harvard Celtic Colloquium 32 (2012), 119–33.