The Early Modern Commons

the many-headed monster

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A Page in the Life of William Kempster: Master Mason and Scribbling Accountant

11 February 2019

[In our mini-series ‘A Page in the Life’, each post briefly introduces a new writer and a page from their manuscript. In this post, Dr Judy Stephenson (@judyzara) of University...

Histories of London, 1640s to 1660s: Continuities and Turning Points

17 January 2019

[Richard Bell is CMRS Career Development Fellow in Renaissance History at Keble College, Oxford. In this post he outlines his response to the questions raised in the opening post on...

Histories of London, c.1650-1800: Institutions, Work, Poverty and Crime

14 January 2019

[In this post, Brodie Waddell sets out another response to the issues raised in the opening post on Integrating Histories of London.] The history of early modern London cannot be written...

Histories of London, c.1500-1650: Space, Narratives and Numbers

10 January 2019

[Dr Jennifer Bishop is a College Lecturer at Peterhouse College, Cambridge. In this post, she outlines her response to the questions raised in the opening post on Integrating Histories...