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Review: The Emergence of the English by Susan Oosthuizen

Susan Oosthuizen, The Emergence of the English (Leeds: Arc Humanities Press, 2019), 148pp. Susan Oosthuizen’s short book The Emergence of the English is a thought-provoking (not to say provocative) contribution … Continue reading

May 25, 2019 · 11 Comments

Elizabeth Rookwood in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is today releasing 25 new lives of early modern women, including my biography of Elizabeth Rookwood (1684-1759), who was a key figure in the … Continue reading

May 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

Contract signed: Monasticism in Suffolk

I have just signed a contract with Lasse Press for a book entitled Monasticism in Suffolk, due to be published in March 2020, which will be a complete history of … Continue reading

May 7, 2019 · Leave a comment