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Paul Cavill

Honorary Associate Professor,

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Recent Publications

  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2022. GEORGE REDMONDS (compiler), ALEXANDRA MEDCALF (ed.), The Yorkshire Historical Dictionary: A Glossary of Yorkshire Words, 1120-c. 1900, The Yorkshire Archaeological and Historical Records Society, Records Series Volume CLXVI: (Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2021.£ 70. xxxii+ 722 pages. ISBN: 978-1-916506-67-1)
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2022. Escaping from Brunanburh and John of Worcester English Studies. 899-919
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2022. Spellings of Brunanburh Revisited Northern History. 59(2), 162-176
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2022. The Battle of Brunanburh: The Yorkshire Hypothesis English Studies. 1-20
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2022. GEORGE REDMONDS (compiler), ALEXANDRA MEDCALF (ed.), The Yorkshire Historical Dictionary: A Glossary of Yorkshire Words, 1120-c. 1900, The Yorkshire Archaeological and Historical Records Society, Records Series Volume CLXVI: (Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2021.£ 70. xxxii+ 722 pages. ISBN: 978-1-916506-67-1)
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2022. Escaping from Brunanburh and John of Worcester English Studies. 899-919
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2022. Spellings of Brunanburh Revisited Northern History. 59(2), 162-176
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2022. The Battle of Brunanburh: The Yorkshire Hypothesis English Studies. 1-20
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2022. Spellings of Brunanburh Revisited Northern History. 59(2), 162-176
  • PAUL CAVILL and SARAH BEECH, 2020. The Place-Names of Shropshire, Part 9: Chirbury Hundred and the Bishop's Castle Division of Purslow Hundred English Place-Name Society.
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2020. The Place-Names of Shropshire. Part Nine, Chirbury Hundred and the Bishop’s Castle Division of Purslow Hundred
  • PAUL CAVILL and REBECCA GREGORY, 2018. A New Dictionary of English Field-Names English Place-Name Society.
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2018. Place-names in the White Book of Southwell. In: The White Book of Southwell, edited by Jones, Michael; Barrow, Julia; Crook, David; Foulds, Trevor The Boydell Press for The Pipe Roll Society. cvi-cxiii
  • CAVILL, PAUL, GREGORY, REBECCA, COLLA, CHLOÉ and COATES, RICHARD, 2018. ENGLISH PLACE-NAME SOCIETY
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2018. A New Dictionary of English Field-Names
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2017. Ships and Brunanburh English Studies. 98(6), 549-561
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2017. JONATHAN DAVIS-SECORD. Joinings: Compound Words in Old English Literature The Review of English Studies. 68(284), 368-369
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2017. Wisdom Literature. In: S. Echard and R. Rouse, eds, The Encyclopedia of Medieval Literature in Britain, 4 vols 4. Wiley Blackwell. 1921-9
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2016. Language-based approaches to names in literature. In: HOUGH, CAROLE, ed., The Oxford Handbook of Names and Naming Oxford University Press. 355-367
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2016. Scandinavian Vína and English Battles Notes and Queries. 63(3),
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2016. Maxims in Aldred’s marginalia to the Lindisfarne Gospels. In: The Old English Gloss to the Lindisfarne Gospels: Language, Author and Context, ed. FERNANDEZ CUESTA, JULIA and PONS-SANZ, SARA De Gruyter. 79-101
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2016. Language-based approaches to names in literature. In: The Oxford Handbook of Names and Naming Oxford University Press. 355-367
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2015. The Battle of Brunanburh in 937: Battlefield Despatches. In: In Search of Vikings: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Scandinavian Heritage of North-West England , ed. HARDING, STEPHEN E., GRIFFITHS, DAVID and ROYLES, ELIZABETH CRC Press, Taylor & Francis. 95-108
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2015. The naming of Guthlac Nottingham Medieval Studies. 59, 25-47
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2015. Purloined Letters: The Twelfth-Century Reception of the Anglo-Saxon Illustrated Hexateuch (British Library, Cotton Claudius B. iv)
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2013. Anglo-Saxon saints’ lives — and deaths. In: Visions and Revisions: The Word and the Text, ed. by Andrew Tate and Roger Kojeck'y Cambridge Scholars. 79-93
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2013. Historical Perspectives on the Development of English World Englishes Volumes I-III Set: Volume I: The British Isles Volume II: North America Volume III: Central America. 7
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2012. Maxims in the Making of a Homily: Formulaic Composition in Archbishop Wulfstan’s Notes. In: La Formule au Moyen Age Brepols. 105-113
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2012. The Seafarer Literary Encyclopedia.
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2011. The place-name debate The Battle of Brunanburh: A Casebook. 327-349
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2011. Exploring Spirituality in Schools Outreach Arts and Humanities Academics in Schools: Mapping the Pedagogical Interface. London: Continuum. 151-64
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2010. A Companion to Ælfric (Brill's Companions to the Christian Tradition 18) English Studies. 91(7), 790-791
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2010. Heroic saint and saintly hero: the Passio sancti Eadmundi and The Battle of Maldon. In: The Hero Recovered: Essays on Medieval Heroism in Honor of George Clark, ed. by Robin Waugh and James Weldon Medieval Institute Publications, Kalamazoo MI. 110-24
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2009. The Wanderer Literary Encyclopedia.
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2008. Eoredcistum' in 'The Battle of Brunanburh' Leeds studies in English. 1-16
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2008. The site of the Battle of Brunanburh: manuscripts and maps, grammar and geography A Commodity of Good Names: Essays in Honour of Margaret Gelling. 303-19
  • WATTS, VICTOR ERNEST, 2007. The place-names of County Durham
  • CAVILL, PAUL, WARD, HEATHER, BAYNHAM, MATTHEW and SWINFORD, ANDREW, 2007. The Christian Tradition in English Literature: Poetry, Plays, and Shorter Prose
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2007. 07.06. 01, Muir, The Exeter Anthology The Medieval Review.
  • CAVILL, PAUL and BRODERICK, GEORGE, 2007. Language contact in the place-names of Britain and Ireland
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2007. Coming back to Dingesmere. In: Language contact in the place-names of Britain and Ireland English Place-Name Society, Nottingham. 27-41
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2005. Fun and Games: Viking Atrocity in the Passio Sancti Eadmundi Notes and Queries. 52(3), 284-284
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2005. The Armour-Bearer in Abbo's Passio sancti Eadmundi and Anglo-Saxon England Leeds Studies in English. 47-61
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2005. Brewer's Britain & Ireland
  • CAVILL, P., HARDING, S.E. and JESCH, J., 2004. Revisiting Dingesmere Journal of the English Place-Name Society. 36, 25-38
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2004. Christianity and theology in Beowulf The Christian tradition in Anglo-Saxon England: Approaches to current scholarship and teaching. 15-39
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2004. AJ Aitken, The Older Scots Vowels: A History of the Stressed Vowels of Older Scots from the Beginnings to the Eighteenth Century, ed. Caroline Macafee (2002)
  • CAVILL, P, 2004. The Christian Tradition in Anglo-Saxon England: Approaches to Current Scholarship and Teaching SPECULUM-MASSACHUSETTS-. 79, 1187-1187
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2004. The Christian Tradition in Anglo-Saxon England
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2003. Analogy and genre in the legend of St Edmund Nottingham medieval studies. 47, 21-45
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2003. Wisdom Literature (Old English) Literary Encyclopedia.
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2003. Proverbs (Old English) Literary Encyclopedia.
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2002. A Treasury of Anglo-Saxon England: Faith and Wisdom in the Lives of Men and Women, Saints and Kings
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2002. Bede and Cædmon’s Hymn. In: Lastworda Betst: Essays in Memory of Christine Fell with her Unpublished Writings, ed. by Carole Hough and Kathryn A. Lowe Shaun Tyas, Donington. 1-17
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2002. Waldere Literary Encyclopedia.
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2002. The Battle of Maldon Literary Encyclopedia.
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2002. The Battle of Brunanburh Literary Encyclopedia.
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2002. Caedmon Literary Encyclopedia.
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2002. Maxims (Old English) Literary Encyclopedia.
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2002. The Fight at Finnsburh Literary Encyclopedia.
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2001. The Manuscripts of Caedmon's ‘Hymn’ Anglia. 118(4), 499-530
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 2001. Vikings: Fear and faith
  • CAVILL, PAUL, HARDING, STEPHEN E and JESCH, JUDITH, 2000. Wirral and its Viking heritage
  • CAVILL, P, 2000. Major place-names of the Wirral: a gazetteer Cavill et al. 125-47
  • CAVILL, P., 1999. Children and the Rock: The Ending of the Old English Metrical Psalm 136 English Studies. VOL 80(NUMBER 2), 89-105
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 1999. Maxims in Old English Poetry Boydell & Brewer.
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 1999. Anglo-Saxon Christianity: Exploring the earliest roots of Christian spirituality in England
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 1999. Some dynamics of story-telling: Animals in the early Lives of St Cuthbert Nottingham medieval studies. 43, 1-20
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 1999. Children and the rock: The ending of the old english metrical psalm 136
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 1998. Maxims in The Battle of Maldon Neophilologus. 82(4), 631-644
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 1998. Alexander R. Rumble and AD Mills, eds., Names, Places and People: An Onomastic Miscellany in Memory of John McNeal Dodgson
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 1998. Domesday Names: An Index of Latin Personal and Place Names in Domesday Book Medium Aevum. 67(2), 368-369
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 1997. Jane Roberts & Christian Kay, with Lynne Grundy, A Thesaurus of Old English, Cecily Clark, Words, Names and History Nottingham Medieval Studies. 41(1), 186-191
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 1996. Maxims in Old English Poetry
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 1995. Interpretation of The Battle of Maldon, lines 84-90: A review and reassessment Studia Neophilologica. 67(2), 149-164
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 1995. Biblical realignment of a maxim in the old English Phoenix, lines 355b-60 Bulletin of the John Rylands Library. 77(3), 193-198
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 1993. Beowulf and Andreas: Two maxims Neophilologus. 77(3), 479-487
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 1992. ENGEL DRYHTNES' IN 'THE DREAM OF THE ROOD' 9b AGAIN Neuphilologische Mitteilungen. 93(2/4), 287-292
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 1988. signs and Wonders and the Venerable Bede Evangelical Quarterly. 40(1), 31-42
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 1986. NOTES ON MAXIMS IN OLD-ENGLISH NARRATIVE
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 1985. Sectional divisions in Old English poetic manuscripts Neophilologus. 69(1), 156-159
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 1985. TWO SENTENTIOUS GENERALISATIONS IN THE 'METRICAL PSALMS' OF THE PARIS PSALTER Neuphilologische Mitteilungen. 86, 453-457
  • CAVILL, PAUL, 1983. A note on Beowulf, lines 2490-2509 Neophilologus. 67(4), 599-604
  • CAVILL, PAUL, Proverbs and Wisdom Dragons in the Sky.
  • CAVILL, PAUL, Kings, People, and Lands. The Rhetoric of The Battle of Brunanburh. In: Ideas of the World in Early Medieval English Literature 385-402

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