Category: Early Modern and Modern History

Irish History

Irish History

Boydell has long published on all aspects of Ireland’s history and literature – we even publish a delightful travel guide for visitors – and the last year or so has… READ MORE

The London Record Society

The London Record Society

The London Record Society is a charity founded in 1964 to stimulate interest in archives relating to London. With the publication of their latest title The London Jubilee Book, 1376-1387… READ MORE

Erasmus Darwin’s Gardens

Erasmus Darwin’s Gardens

This was originally published on the University of Derby’s blog. Reposted here by kind permission. While much attention has been given to Derby and Lichfield doctor Erasmus’s poetry, Erasmus Darwin’s… READ MORE

Britain and the German Churches, 1945-1950

Britain and the German Churches, 1945-1950

The only institution of any size that remained in German hands after May 1945 was the Church. As a result of promising ‘religious freedom’, the ‘churches’ escaped direct control. As… READ MORE

Blood Waters

Blood Waters

Far from the romanticised image of the swashbuckling genre of maritime history, the eighteenth-century Caribbean was a ‘marchlands’ in which violence was a way of life and where solidarities were… READ MORE

Visualising Protestant Monarchy

Visualising Protestant Monarchy

Julie Farguson is College Lecturer in History at St Hilda’s College, Oxford. Here she tells us about her new book, a discussion of how, at a crucial point in British… READ MORE