Statue of St Lutgard embracing Christ, on Charles Bridge, Prague

‘Walter Hilton’, in The Companion to Middle English Prose, ed. Sebastian Sobecki and Emily Steiner (Oxford University Press, 2024)

‘The Cloud-Author and Hendrik Herp: Aspiratory Prayer in Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Douce 262′, in The Medieval Mystical Tradition in England 9, ed. E.A. Jones (Boydell & Brewer, 2024)

‘Apophasis in an Age of Image Defence: Situating the Cloud-Author Corpus in Fifteenth-century England’, in Objects of Belief: Dissent, Reform and Material Culture in Late Medieval England, ed. Joshua Easterling and Fiona Somerset (Manchester University Press, 2024)

‘The Fourth Woman of Liège: Lutgard in Fourteenth-Century England’, in Festschrift, ed. Marleen Cré, Mami Kanno and Anne Mouron (Brepols, 2024)

and D. Renevey, ‘Switzerland – William Tell’, in National Epics, ed. David Wallace, (Oxford University Press, 2024)

and D. Renevey, ‘Song of Songs’ Lyricism in Late Medieval England’, in The Song of Songs in European Poetry (Twelfth to Seventeenth Centuries): Translations, Appropriations, Rewritings, ed. Camilla Caporicci (Brepols, 2024)

‘Church and House: Mechthild of Hackeborn’s Architectural Imaginary in its Fifteenth-Century Religious Context’, in The Boke of Gostely Grace: the Middle English Translation and its European Vernacular Contexts, ed. Naoe Kukita Yoshikawa and Anne Mouron (Liverpool University Press, 2024)

‘Bega’s Bracelet’, Journal of Medieval Monastic Studies, 13 (2024)


‘Religious Lyrics and Carols’ in The Oxford History of Poetry in English, Vol. 3. Medieval Poetry 1400-1500, ed. Julia Boffey and A.S.G. Edwards (Oxford University Press, 2023), pp. 194-212.

‘‘It satte me wel bet ay in a cave / To bidde and rede on holy seyntes lyves’: Women and Hagiography’, in Women and Medieval Literary Culture from the Early Middle Ages to the Fifteenth Century, ed. Corinne Saunders and Diane Watt (Cambridge University Press, 2023), pp. 250-69

‘Reading the Saint’s Church – A Northern Perspective’, in Architectural Representation in Medieval Textual and Material Culture, ed. Hannah Bailey, Karl Kinsella and Daniel Thomas (Leeds: ARC Humanities, 2023), pp. 171-88

‘The Middle English Lyrics in their European Context’, in The Routledge Companion to Medieval English Literature, ed. by Raluca Radulescu and Sif Rikhardsdottir (Routledge, 2022), pp. 332-44

‘Introduction’, in Late Medieval Devotion to Saints from the North of England: New Directions, ed. Whitehead, Blair and Renevey (Brepols, 2022), pp. 17-32

‘The Production of Northern Saints’ Lives at Holm Cultram Abbey in Cumbria’, in Late Medieval Devotion to Saints from the North of England: New Directions, ed. Whitehead, Blair and Renevey (Brepols, 2022), pp. 53-74

‘Christina of Markyate’, in The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Medieval Women’s Writing in the Global Middle Ages (500-1525 CE), ed. by Liz Herbert McAvoy, Michelle Sauer and Diane Watt (Palgrave Macmillan, 2022)

‘Durham Manuscript Compilations of Northern Saints’ Lives’, Medium Aevum (2022), 28-52

‘Translating the Northern English Saints within Late Medieval Vernacular Legendaries: Oswald, Cuthbert, Ninian’, Viator, 49.2 (2018), 25-45

‘Cuthbertine Hermits and North Sea Merchant Traders’, in Saints as Intercessors between the Wealthy and the Divine: Art and Hagiography among the Medieval Merchant Classes, eds Cynthia Turner Camp and Emily D. Kelley (Routledge, 2019), pp. 27-44.

‘A Scottish or English Saint? The Shifting Sanctity of St Aebbe of Coldingham’, New Medieval Literatures 19, eds. Philip Knox, Kelly Robertson, Laura Ashe, Wendy Scase (Boydell & Brewer, 2019), pp. 1-42.

‘The Hermit and the Sailor: Readings of Scandinavia in North-East English Hagiography’, in Anita Auer, Denis Renevey, Camille Marshall and Tino Oudesluijs (eds), Revisiting the Medieval North. Interdisciplinary Approaches to the North of England (Univ. of Wales Press, 2019), pp. 123-31.

‘Musical and Poetic Form in Stond wel, moder, under rode’, in Julia Boffey and Christiania Whitehead (eds), Middle English Lyrics: New Readings of Short Poems (Boydell & Brewer, 2018), pp. 227-39.

‘Regional and with Attitude: the Middle English Metrical Life of St Cuthbert’, in Catherine Batt and René Tixier (eds), The Medieval Translator 14. Booldly bot meekly: Essays on the Theory and Practice of Translation in the Middle Ages in Honour of Roger Ellis (Brepols, 2018), pp. 115-32.

‘Visual and Verbal Vernacular Translations of Bede’s Prose Life of St Cuthbert in Fifteenth-Century England: the Carlisle Panels’, in Antoinina Bevan Zlatar and Olga Timofeera (eds), What is an Image in Medieval and Early Modern England? SPELL (Narr Verlag, 2017), pp. 17-39.

‘Geoffrey Chaucer’, in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and the Arts, ed. T. Beal (OUP, 2016), 2,500 words.

‘The Meditaciones of the Monk of Farne’, in E. Jones (ed.) The Medieval Mystical Tradition in England  8 (D.S Brewer, 2013), pp. 125-40.

‘Spiritual Healing: Healing Miracles associated with the Twelfth-Century Northern Cult of St Cuthbert’, in R. Falconer & D. Renevey (eds), Medieval and Early Modern Literature, Science and Medicine. SPELL: Swiss Papers in English Language and Literature 28 (Narr Verlag, 2013), pp. 173-85.  

‘The Fourteenth-Century English Mystics’, in J. A. Lamm, The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Christian Mysticism (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012), pp. 357-72. 8000 words.

‘Middle English Religious Lyrics’ for D. Dyas and H. Phillips (eds), The Story of the Church in England, interactive CD-Rom (2010), 3,250 words.

De doctrina cordis: catechesis or contemplation?’ in Renevey and Whitehead (eds), Companion to the Doctrine of the Hert (University of Exeter Press, 2010), pp. 57-82.

‘ “A Great Woman in our Future”: Julian of Norwich’s Functions in Late Twentieth-Century Spirituality’, in S. Salih and D.N. Baker (eds), Julian of Norwich’s Legacy: Medieval Mysticism and Poet-Medieval Reception (Palgrave MacMillan, 2009), pp. 131-51.

‘Geoffrey Chaucer’, in R. Lemon, E. Mason, J. Roberts and C. Rowland (eds), The Blackwell Companion to the Bible in English Literature (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009), pp. 134-151.  Commissioned essay.

and D. Renevey, ‘Opyn þin hert as a boke’: Translation Practice and Manuscript Circulation in The Doctrine of the Hert’ in O. Bertrand and J. Jenkins (eds.) The Medieval Translator 10 (Brepols, Turnhout, 2007), pp. 125-48.

and C. Batt, D. Renevey, ‘Domesticity and Medieval Devotional Literature’, in Leeds Studies in English. New Series, 36 (2005), 195-250.

‘Middle English Religious Lyrics’, in T. G. Duncan (ed.), A Companion to the Middle English Lyric (D.S. Brewer, hb 2005, pb 2010). Winner of CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title Award. pp. 96-119.

Columnae … sunt episcopi. Pavimentum … est vulgus: the symbolic translation of ecclesiastical architecture in Latin liturgical handbooks of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries’, in T. Sanchez Roura, R. Tixier and R. Voaden (eds.), The Medieval Translator 8 (Brepols, Turnhout, 2003), pp. 29-38.

‘A Fortress and a Shield: the Representation of the Virgin in the Château d’Amour of Robert Grosseteste’, in Renevey and Whitehead (eds), Writing Religious Women, pp. 109-32.

‘Regarding the Ark: revisions of architectural imagery in the writings of the Cloud author’, The Downside Review, 116 (July, 1998), 195-212.

‘Making a Cloister of the Soul in Medieval Religious Treatises’, Medium Aevum, 67.1 (1998), 1-29.