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Patrick C. DeBrosse, PhD candidate, publishes a blog post, “A Note on Names”

Patrick C. DeBrosse, a PhD candidate in History, has published an essay online for Medievalist Toolkit. His essay, “A Note on Names,” explores the challenges that historians of the premodern world face in deciding how to translate personal names into modern English, including the problem of historiographical biases that lead to different conventions for different groups of people.

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