History seminars at the IHR

Tudor & Stuart History

Convenors: Simon Healy (History of Parliament) Prof Richard Hoyle (VCH/IHR), Prof Michael Questier (QMUL), Dr. Neil Younger (Open University), Dr. Rivkah Zim (KCL)

For enquiries relating to this seminar please contact Simon Healy: tudorstuart.seminar@gmail.com

Venues: Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR, North block, Senate House

Time: Monday, 5.15pm

Spring Term 2015
DateSeminar details
12 January Revolutionary puritanism in Anglo-American perspective

Nicholas Tyacke (UCL)

26 January 'In the time of her adversity': English bishops' wives, 1549-1559

Rachel Basch (RHUL)


Catholic wives and daughters of the aldermen of London, c. 1580-1630
Ioanna Tsakiropoulou (Lincoln College, Oxford)

9 February Roundtable discussion: Political discourse, state theory and 'English' culture in early modern Ireland

Discussants: Mark Empey (NUI Galway), David Heffernan (UC Cork) and Mark Hutchinson (Goettingen)

Commentator: Andrew Hadfield (Sussex and All Souls', Oxford)

NB Papers by the discussants will be pre-circulated via the seminar mailing list

23 February Catholics in Herefordshire, 1605: the Whitsun Riots

Wendy Brogden (Birmingham)


Under duress? Catholics and sequestration in the 1640s
Eilish Gregory (UCL)

9 March England and the Thirty Years' War: the English military diaspora and the early Stuart state

Adam Marks (independent scholar)

23 March The trouble with gypsies in early modern England

David Cressy (Ohio State)