Fabienne Toupin is Professor in English linguistics at the University of Tours, France. She specializes in English historical linguistics, and her research focuses on semantic change and grammaticalisation. Her most recent publication is “Practitioner from Instrument: A Metonymy in Names for Physicians in the History of English” in Anglica, an International Journal of English Studies (2018).Sylvain Gatelais is a Senior Lecturer in English Linguistics at the University of Tours, France. His research focuses on the history of the English language, with special emphasis on prepositions. His PhD dissertation explored the semantics, syntax and history of the preposition ‘with’.Ileana Sasu is an Associate Researcher at the Centre for Mediaeval Studies at the University of Poitiers, France. She specializes in philology, and her research focuses on mediaeval and early modern vernacular texts in translation. Her most recent publication is “Perfect Psalms for Perfect Men: The Use of Lollard Biblical Translations in Middle English Vernacular Preaching” in Vernacular Psalters and the Early Rise of Linguistic Identities (2019). Together with Dr Vladimir Agrigoroaei, she co-edits the journal of religious art and culture MUSEIKON.