James McIntosh, Fitzwilliam

Degree: PhD
Course: ASNC
Supervisor: Dr Rosalind Love

Biographical Information

James is a first-year PhD student in the Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic Department, studying the hagiography of Anglo-Saxon England and Medieval Scandinavia.

Originally from the Norse-tinged Wirral, James matriculated at Fitzwilliam College in 2011 as an undergraduate in Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic, graduating in 2014 having specialised in Old English and Old Norse language and literature. He returned in 2015 for the ASNC MPhil, where he first began his study of Old English hagiography.

His current research focuses on the study and development of the Life of St Eustace in Old English, Anglo-Latin and Old Norse.

Research Interests

  • Old English Hagiography
  • Latin and Anglo-Latin Hagiography
  • Old Norse Hagiography

Areas of Supervision

Old English Language and Literature

Old Norse Language and Literature

History of the English Language

Selected Publications

'Noble Heathens: The Synthesis of the Christian and the pre-Christian in Plácitusdrápa', Scandia 2 (2019)