Matthew Champion
Historian and archaeologist

Matthew Champion is a multi-awardwinning historian, writer and archaeologist. He is widely considered to be one of the UK’s leading experts on early graffiti inscriptions, and works extensively for a wide range of heritage organisations such as the National Trust. His latest full-length publication, Medieval Graffiti: The Lost Voices of England’s Churches was published by Ebury Press in 2015.

Written by Matthew Champion

Essay/
History
Medieval graffiti

Graffiti on the walls of Europe’s old churches reveals the real Middle Ages – a world far removed from knights and damsels

Matthew Champion