The Early Modern Commons

Naomi Clifford

Recent Posts

My guest blog for Geri Walton: Women on trial for infanticide

19 February 2018

  The alternative gravestone erected for Mary Morgan. Courtesy of Find a GraveGeri Walton has hosted my guest blog Desperate Measures: Women on trial for infanticide in the...

Catherine Andras, model-maker to royalty

18 February 2018

Last week I visited the National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin where I came across this item (with apologies for the atrocious photography): A wax model, housed in a wooden box, of Rose...

Criminal Lives exhibition at the London Metropolitan Archives

17 February 2018

Criminal Lives: Punishing Old Bailey Convicts 1780–1925 is part of the AHRC Digital Panopticon project, which aims to integrate millions of records from around 50 datasets relating...

Women and the Gallows in Your Family History magazine

15 February 2018

My article ‘Unfortunate Wretches’ on how I researched women executed in England and Wales in the late Georgian period for my book Women and the Gallows 1797–1837 was...