Historical Research

Since 1923, Historical Research has been a leading British historical journal. Historical Research publishes the work of established historians as well as assisting new researchers with their first articles. Its articles cover a wide geographical and temporal span, from the early middle ages to the twentieth century. It encourages the submission of articles from a broad variety of approaches, including social, political, urban, intellectual and cultural history.

Quarterly: February, May, August, November.

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Latest articles

Humanitarian assistance during the Rif War (Morocco, 1921–6): the International Committee of the Red Cross and ‘an unfortunate affair’
Pablo La Porte, ONLINE EARLY
Of crofters, Celts and claymores: the Celtic Magazine and the Highland cultural nationalist movement, 1875–88
Ian B. Stewart, ONLINE EARLY
The art of governing contingency: rethinking the colonial history of diamond mining in Sierra Leone
Lorenzo D'Angelo, ONLINE EARLY
The land market and Anglo-Saxon society
Rory Naismith, ONLINE EARLY
Royal death and living memorials: the funerals and commemoration of George V and George VI, 1936–52
Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska, ONLINE EARLY

Volume 88 (241)

Royal and non-royal forests and chases in England and Wales
John Langton, vol. 88 (241): 381-401
The seditious murder of Thomas of Sibthorpe and the Great Statute of Treasons, 1351–2
David Crook, vol. 88 (241): 402-416
Mercantile conflict resolution and the role of the language of trust: a Danzig case in the middle of the sixteenth century
Justyna Wubs-Mrozewicz, vol. 88 (241): 417-440
‘Such nonsense that it cannot be true’: the Jacobite reaction to George Lockhart of Carnwath's Memoirs Concerning the Affairs of Scotland
Daniel Szechi, vol. 88 (241): 441-457
Local initiative, central oversight, provincial perspective: governing police forces in nineteenth-century Leeds
David Churchill, vol. 88 (241): 458-481
Liberal Unionism and political representation in Wales, c.1886–1893
Naomi Lloyd-Jones, vol. 88 (241): 482-507
Courting public favour: the Boy Scout movement and the accident of internationalism, 1907−29
Scott Johnston, vol. 88 (241): 508-529
Ballot papers and the practice of elections: Britain, France and the United States of America, c.1500–2000
Malcolm Crook, Tom Crook, vol. 88 (241): 530-561

Volume 88 (240)

Bishop William Laud and the parliament of 1626
Mark Parry, vol. 88 (240): 230-248

Volume 87 (238)

Toward a historical dialectic of culinary styles
Ken Albala, vol. 87 (238): 581-590
Episcopal emotions: tears in the life of the medieval bishop
Katherine Harvey, vol. 87 (238): 591-610
Licit medicine or ‘Pythagorean necromancy'? The ‘Sphere of Life and Death’ in late medieval England
Joanne Edge, vol. 87 (238): 611-632
The Elizabethan succession question in Roger Edwardes's ‘Castra Regia’ (1569) and ‘Cista Pacis Anglie’ (1576)
Victoria Smith, vol. 87 (238): 633-654
The harassment of Isaac Allen: puritanism, parochial politics and Prestwich's troubles during the first English civil war
James Mawdesley, vol. 87 (238): 655-678
‘Britons, strike home’: politics, patriotism and popular song in British culture, c.1695–1900
Martha Vandrei, vol. 87 (238): 679-702