PhD Student Profile


Dean Irwin

PhD Student

School: CKHH

Campus: Canterbury

Profile Summary

Dean obtained a first-class degree in History from Liverpool Hope University in 2015. He then moved to the University of Manchester where he completed an MA in Medieval and Early Modern Studies (distinction), before coming to Canterbury to complete his PhD. His research focuses upon the Jews of medieval England generally, while his thesis examines the records generated by Jewish moneylending activities during the period 1194-1275/6.


“From Archae to Archives”, Archives: The Journal of the British Records Association, 52 (2017), pp. 1-11.

“The materiality of debt to Jews in England, 1194-1276”, Jewish Historical Studies, 49 (2017), pp. 56-71.

“From Chirograph to Roll: The Records of Thirteenth-Century Anglo-Jewish Moneylending” in Ionut Epurescu-Pascovici (ed.), Administrative Accountability in the Later Middle Ages (forthcoming).

Supervisory Team

Professor Louise Wilkinson (first supervisor)

Dr Leonie Hicks (second supervisor)



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