A faculty member at Saint Vincent College since 1998, Dr. Gil Bogner specializes in the medieval period of European history (ca.500-ca.1500). In his courses, he seeks to dispel the many myths of this most misunderstood and maligned epoch of the human past while guiding students in understanding and appreciating its rich and influential culture. Dr. Bogner resides in Greensburg, PA, with his wife, son, and three cats. His love of Star Wars, Star Trek, Dungeons & Dragons, graphic novels, vintage toys, and classic rock is legendary!
B.A., Ohio State University (1986)
M.A., Ohio University (1989)
Ph.D., Ohio University (1997)
HI 102: Ancient Greece and Rome
HI 103: Medieval Europe c.500-1500
HI 205: Curious Medieval Culture
HI 211: War in Medieval Europe
HI 213: Voices of Medieval Women
HI 227: Medieval Europe on Film
HI 231: Joan of Arc: Life & Legend
Medieval Military History
Toys in Medieval Culture
“The Diplomatic Career of Sir John Colville (ca. 1365–ca. 1447).” _Medieval People: Social Bonds, Kinship, and Networks_ 36 (2022): 67-106.
“’To brave hardship willingly’: Sir Ralph Gray and the Siege of Roxburgh.” _Archaeologia Aeliana_, 5th ser., 42 (2013): 161-79.
“’Military’ Knighthood in the Lancastrian Era: the Case of Sir John Montgomery.” _Journal of Medieval Military History_ 7 (2009): 104-26.
“Alchemists, Pirates, and Pilgrims: Toward a Revised Model of English Knighthood in Lancastrian England.” _The Ricardian: Journal of the Richard III Society_ 16 (2006): 100-12.
“The English Knights of 1434: A Prosopographical Approach.” _Medieval Prosopography_ 25 (2004): 178-215.
36 (2022): 67-106.