The first meeting of the 2014/2015 winter programme of Kirkcudbright History Society got off to an excellent start when Professor Richard Oram spoke about “Mottes, Monks and Merchants: domination, conquest and colonisation in 12th and 13th century Galloway.”
Richard Oram, is Professor of Medieval and Environmental History at the University of Stirling. He is an expert on Scottish medieval history and has published a number of books. These include a book on “The Lordship of Galloway”, a biography of “King David I of Scotland” and “Domination and Lordship. Scotland 1070-1230”. He has a range of research interests including a long standing and continuing interest in the medieval history of our region of Galloway on which he did his doctoral research.