The Potter's Tale: William le Crockere de Nas

Many skilled workers lived and plied their trades in high medieval Dublin. William le Crockere de Nas was a potter who had the job of crafting glazed jugs to hold the wine and ale consumed by the citizens.

Speaker: Clare McCutcheon

Tuesday, 20th November 2012.

A series of monthly lunchtime lectures during 2012 at the Wood Quay Venue by the Friends of Medieval Dublin and Dublin City Council.

Clare McCutcheon is the foremost expert on the pottery found in the excavations of Wood Quay in the 1970s. In 2006 she published her analysis of the pottery from this site in a Royal Irish Academy volume entitled 'Medieval Pottery from Wood Quay, Dublin: the 1974-6 Waterfront Excavations'. She has also published on late Viking age and medieval pottery from Waterford and medieval pottery from a number of excavations in Cork City centre such as Skiddy's, Christ Church and North Main Street. Clare is a member of the Medieval Pottery Research Group.

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