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The Long Read. Impressions of a Modern Pilgrim: Walking the Camino to Santiago de Compostela

by Dr Rebecca Rist Whan that Averylle with his shoures soote The droughte of March hath perced to the roote, … Thanne longen folk to goon on pilgrymages When in April the sweet showers fall, And pierce the drought of … Continue reading

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Call For Papers: ‘Complaints and Grievances, 1500-1750’, 10th-11th July 2017

We are delighted to issue a call for papers for Reading University’s biennial Early Modern Studies Conference, ‘Complaints and Grievances, 1500-1750’ (10th-11th July 2017). There will be three strands running through the conference: medical grievances literary complaints political/religious grievances   The keynote … Continue reading

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A Historical Perspective on “Wolf Hall”: Thomas Cromwell and Thomas More Revisited

Dr Rebecca Rist, Associate Professor in Religious History, gives her thoughts on the BBC’s adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall.  No doubt many of us have been tuning in to watch the television adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall on … Continue reading

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