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 I (NB01)

Time: Monday, 5.15pm

Summer Term 2015
DateSeminar details
11 May The political ambitions of Henry Howard, Earl of Northampton, and the 1608-9 commission of inquiry into the Navy

Andrew Thrush (History of Parliament Trust)

18 May The formation, transmission and rationalisation of an early modern idea: Sir Walter Raleigh and the search for El Dorado

Rachel Winchcombe (Manchester)


'The freedom of the subject': Virginia and the English tobacco trade, c.1607-1642
Misha Ewen (UCL)

1 June The early Stuart Court at home

Simon Thurley (English Heritage)

Please note:  this will be a joint meeting with the Society for Court Studies, taking place at the Queen's House, Greenwich

8 June The market of their town: the politics of poor relief in Norfolk, 1586-1662

Tim Wales (Sheffield)

22 June How the monarchical republic failed to build a republican monarchy: Leicester and the Netherlands, 1585-1588

Malcolm Smuts (University of Massachusetts, Boston)