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Category Archives: Publications
Tweeting from the Grave: Sickness and Survival in the 17th Century
by Dr Hannah Newton [i] My favourite thing about being a historian is reading other people’s diaries. I began to realise this at the tender age of eight, when our teacher asked us to write a series of diary entries … Continue reading
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Peter Jolly ‘A Study of Bigamists in Pre-Victorian London’
We’re pleased to announce that postgraduate student, Peter Jolly, has recently had an article published in Local Population Studies. For any who are interested, a copy of journal can be found in the Reading Room in Special Collections, MERL. Abstract: … Continue reading
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Walter Scott’s Rebecca: Medieval Maiden or Enlightenment Enigma?
by Dr Rebecca Rist The writer Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) is perhaps best known today for his romantic medieval novel Ivanhoe, which was published in 1819. As an antiquarian and literary genius Scott loved the medieval world, yet he was … Continue reading
Popes & Jews, and Otherworlds: Two new Medieval Monographs
Yesterday, Thursday 17th March 2016, the Department of History and the Graduate Centre for Medieval Studies (GCMS) held a book launch for two new medieval monographs from Oxford University Press (OUP). Thanks to their authors, Dr Rebecca Rist and Dr … Continue reading
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