Research Topic: "In an age of uncertainty: inquisition in Castile and Aragon (1391–1523)"
Supervisor: Dr John H. Edwards (Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages; Faculty of History)
Eduardo is an interdisciplinary student with interests ranging from anthropology to manuscript studies and covering religious history, art, and literary studies.
'Condemnant quo non intellegunt: Scapegoating of minorities in fifteenth-century England and Castile', Aberystwyth Early Modern Conference 2020: Community and Identity, Aberystwyth University - Prifysgol Aberystwyth. (2 September 2021)
'El chivo expiatorio en la Castilla e Inglaterra tardomedieval: Los Lolardos y los Judeoconversos', Aula Manuel Alemán, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (14 January 2021).
'Discordia in regno, hæreses ubique: disobedience, socio-political tensions, and the “creation” of heresy', L'Apprendistato dello Storico (IV): Disobbedire nel Medioevo. Tensioni, Repressioni, Pacificazioni, Sapienza Università di Roma (11-15 January 2021).
'The Politics of Heresy: the Scapegoating of Minorities in Fifteenth-century England and Castile', The Oxford Transnational and Global History Seminar, University of Oxford (24 November 2020).
'Alfred the Great as an English Gregory', Medieval and Early Modern Studies Festival, University of Kent (14-15 June 2019).
'A Lollard Preacher and the Eucharist: De oblacione iugis sacrificii', Medieval Church and Culture Seminar, University of Oxford (22 May 2018).
'The Black Death and Lay Piety in Medieval England’, St Catherine's College Exchange Conference, University of Oxford (28 February 2018).
Conference papers and publications will be made available at academia.edu in due course. Eduardo can also be found at ORCID.
Eduardo is committed to sharing his project and discoveries with those beyond the academic environment. He believes that History can be of immense use for the present, in particular concerning the wellbeing of religious, social, and ethnic minorities. To that intent he is currently involved with the media.
Interviewed in the podcast series Triálogos (13/02/2021): 'The Inquisition and the 21st Century: History in the Service of the Present'. Available via YouTube and IVOOX.
Interview in the radio programme 'La Alpispa', Radio Televisión Canaria (03/01/2020) [appearing between 01:04:16 and 01:18:35].
Eduardo read History at King's College London (2014-2017), his first dissertation dwelling on the diplomatic impact of the Gregorian Reforms in the final protocols of English and Castilian royal charters and his second on the place of Lollardy in early English Protestantism (1520s-1530s). He then pursued a Master of Studies (MSt) Medieval Studies (2017-2018) at St Catherine's College, Oxford, exploring the Eucharistic 'affiliations' of early academic Wycliffism (pre-1414).
He has been in receipt of numerous awards, such as the Santander Academic Travel Award (2020), the Vice-Chancellor's De Osma Studentship (2020–21), and the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Language's Isaiah Berlin Fund Bursary (2021). Eduardo has recently been awarded a Jewish Historical Society of England's Award (2021).