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Early Modern History


The Early Modern History Workshop takes place on Mondays 5pm-6pm at King's College, Keynes seminar room 2.

Papers are on varying aspects of the time period between 1500 and 1800. They are usually 20-30 minutes long and followed by a group discussion. The workshop welcomes everyone working on or interested in any aspect of the Early Modern era. 

Held on Mondays 5-6pm, at King's College, Keynes Seminar Room 2.


Edward Everett (King's College)

Laura Flannigan (Newnham College)

Christopher Whittell (Queens' College)


Lent 2019 schedule

21st January

Harry Spillane (Peterhouse)

The Godly Household and the House of God: Preparations for Public Worship in Late Elizabethan England


4th February

Leo Shipp (University of Exeter)

‘Satyrs against Vice and Folly’: Thomas Shadwell and the Politics of Laughter


18th February

Edward Everett (King’s College)

‘A Rabble of Thieves, Murderers, and Malicious Heinous Traitors’: Sanctuary-Seeking at Westminster under the Tudors


4th March

Double session on the early-modern Tory Party:

William Mitchell (LSE)

‘The Party of High Church and Sacheverell’: editing the post-revolutionary Tory Party out of history

Alexander Cassidy (Emmanuel College)

Tory identity and patron-client networks, 1715-60