The Early Modern Commons

Records of Early English Drama: Civic London 1558-1642

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Whifflers, boy players and drummers: project team presents findings

15 January 2021

On 13th January 2021 project PI Tracey Hill and postdoctoral research assistant Charlie Berry gave a paper to the Institute of Historical Research’s Centre for People, Place and...

Lord Mayor’s Show 1620 #LMS1620 round-up

9 November 2020

Model of the Haberdashers’ Company Barge, c. 1650. Image courtesy of the Company. On 29th October 2020, project PI Tracey Hill brought the 1620 Lord Mayor’s Show to life...

Lord Mayor’s Show 1620 live-tweet

26 October 2020

Due to COVID-19, this year’s Lord Mayor’s Show in the City of London has been cancelled. While the modern pageantry is off, the Civic London team are giving you the opportunity...

Patron saints in livery company pageantry

27 May 2020

The period 1558-1642 was a time of great debate and upheaval over religious belief in England. Following a return to Catholicism under Mary I, the reign of Elizabeth I was when the...