Maureen Boulton

Emerita Professor of French
Assoc. Fellow, Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies (Toronto)


B.A - College of New Rochelle M.A. - University of Pennsylvania PhD. - University of Pennsylvania M.Litt - University of Oxford

Research and Teaching Interests

Medieval French Literature, Lyric poetry and narrative, Religious literature, Anglo-Norman Literature


Maureen Boulton studies medieval French literature, and Anglo-Norman. She has edited two fourteenth-century texts, the Old French Evangile de l’Enfance (1984) and a related text in Anglo-Norman, the Enfaunces de Jesu Crist (1986). The Song in the Story, a study of lyric quotations in 13th- and 14th-century romances, was published in 1993. She collaborated with Ruth J. Dean on Anglo-Norman Literature. A Guide to Texts and Manuscripts (1999), which was awarded the Prix Chavée by the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres (Paris). She is currently working on an edition of an Occitan translation of the Meditationes vitae Christi.

Representative Publications

Piety and Persecution in the French Texts of England (ACMRS, 2013)

Sacred Fictions of Medieval France (D.S.Brewer, 2015)

Anonymous Machaut: Guillaume de Machaut in Paris, BnF, NAF 6221,” Digital Philology, 5 (2016): 116-26

Literary Echoes of the Fourth Lateran Council in England and France (PIMS, 2019)

“Anglo-Norman Religious Instruction in Digby 86: Echoes of Lateran IV.” In Studies in the Digby Manuscript. Ed. Susannah Fein. (York Medieval Press, 2019)

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