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Publication of article on Elizabeth Inchbald

My article in this month’s Recusant History, entitled ‘Elizabeth Inchbald’s “Catholic Novel” and its local background’, has just been published. Elizabeth Inchbald’s A Simple Story (1791) was the first novel … Continue reading

October 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ghosts and Witches at Oliver Cromwell’s House

This evening I officially launched my book Witches and Witchcraft in Ely: A History, with the help of Cromwell Cider, at Oliver Cromwell’s House in Ely. I delivered a presentation … Continue reading

October 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

New insights on Ely Palace

On Wednesday evening I spoke to the Little Downham Society on the subject of the Bishop’s Palace in Ely, which gave me an opportunity to discuss my most recent theories … Continue reading

October 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Publication of ‘Witches and Witchcraft in Ely’

Today is the official publication date of Witches and Witchcraft in Ely: A History, my short account of Ely’s special place in the history of English witchcraft. The ‘witch of Brandon’, … Continue reading

October 1, 2013 · Leave a comment