The Early Modern Commons

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My new favourite thing: weighted log odds ratios

3 August 2019

Introduction Pauper examinations Petitions Coroners inquests Concluding thoughts Resources Introduction This post (which has obvious potential to be the first of a series, since I...

Gender, institutions and the changing uses of petitions in 18th-century London

22 April 2019

When and Why do Petitions Matter? Why do “prosaic” petitions matter? The petitions and their context Making petitions count Petitioning in numbers Petitioners Individuals...

Old Bailey Voices: gender, speech and outcomes in the Old Bailey, part 1

16 December 2018

Introduction The data Overview Verdicts Convictions Speech Gender Gender and verdicts Gender and speech Gender, speech and verdicts Concluding thoughts and what’s next Sources...