Why were there so few nuns in Medieval Wales?

A poster representing the main findings of my research during the Summer 2020 research period.

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Geraint J. Morgan

MPhil student , Jesus College, Oxford

Geraint Morgan is originally from Pencoed outside Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr (Bridgend) in South Wales and is a MPhil candidate in Mediaeval History at Jesus College, Oxford. Prior to that, he completed his undergraduate degree in Mediaeval History at the University of St Andrews, having arrived to read Geography. His principal interest is in understanding how medieval people perceived their environments. Whilst his work to date has mostly focused on pre-conquest Welsh cultural and social histories, he is keen to work transnationally and collaboratively. Whilst an undergraduate at St Andrews, Geraint completed a Laidlaw Research project focusing on the role of women in High Medieval Welsh society.