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An Early Modern Christmas at the Weald & Downland Open Air Museum, Singleton near Chichester, West Susse

30 December 2016

Christmas at the Weald and Downland Museum, 2016  I know that Christmas has now been and gone as it always does with a slow anticipated wait then when it does finally arrive,...

Petitioning parishes in Sweden in the Age of Liberty, 1719–177

4 November 2016

That the Swedish parish organisation could be used for political purposes in early modern Sweden is something that historians are already well aware of. For example, the appointment...

Call for research on English and Welsh parish registers, 1640-166

10 October 2016

Readers may recall that I appealed for help with a project on parish registers during the Interregnum at the 14th Symposium held in May 2016, and again at a conference held in Portsmouth...

David Starkey Lecture Tour: “The King is Dead: Royal Death and Succession Under the Tudors”

31 May 2016

Hello Everyone, This isn’t of a “micro historical” nature but the Tudor historian Dr David Starkey is on a lecture tour with a lecture on “The King is Dead:...