Exclusive podcast: What’s in a medieval name?

James Chetwood explores the origins of people’s names in the Middle Ages and how names changed over the centuries

14th century miniature showing a child's baptism. (Photo by Getty Images)

Medieval historian James Chetwood explores the origins of people’s names in the Middle Ages and how trends in naming changed dramatically over the centuries

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Note: This is an extended version of the podcast interview that is exclusively available on HistoryExtra.com

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