Historical Research

Latest issue - May 2014

Articles include: Thinking outside the gundeck: maritime history and the outbreak of civil war, 1625–42 by Richard Blakemore, which considers the overlooked role of sailors in the political and religious divisions that drove Britain to civil war.

Latest virtual issue

The new virtual issue, Charity and Philanthropy, includes articles and podcasts on the reform work of Elizabeth Fry, families and model housing, education, culture and art and more.

Forthcoming articles

  • Obstinate juries, impudent barristers and scandalous verdicts? Compensating the victims of the Gordon Riots of 1780 and the Priestley Riots of 1791. Jonathan Atherton
  • Hagiography and Norman ducal genealogy in twelfth-century England. Ilya Afanasyev
  • Religion, politics and patronage in the late Hanoverian navy, c.1780-c.1820. Gareth Atkins
  • Recovering Charles I’s art collection: some implications of the 1660 Act of Indemnity and Oblivion. Andrew Barclay