Edward Mills

Edward Mills is a postgraduate research student at the University of Exeter. His research focuses on French literature of the medieval period, and in particular on how education was imagined and enacted through the French texts of medieval England; he is funded by the Niklaus-Cartwright studentships in French scheme at the University of Exeter.  Before coming to Exeter, Edward completed an undergraduate degree in Modern and Medieval Languages at Clare College, University of Cambridge, followed by a Master’s in Modern Languages at Wolfson College, University of Oxford, and then taught at the École Normale Supérieure de Lyon (France) as a lecteur d’anglais.  Currently, Edward is a Research Assistant on the Values of French project, based at King’s College, London, where he is helping to transcribe and encode into XML segments of the Histoire ancienne jusqu’à César, an extensive early-thirteenth-century prose compilation and ‘universal history’.