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Department of History


The ‘British state prayers, fasts and thanksgivings' project has been cited in the following publications and on the following websites:


Lloyd Bowen, ‘Royalism, print, and the clergy in Britain, 1639-1640 and 1642’, Historical Journal, 56 (2013), pp. 297-319

Essays in Natalie Mears and Alec Ryrie (eds.), Worship and the parish church in early modern Britain (Ashgate, Farnham & Burlington, VT, 2013):

Hannah Cleugh, ‘Teaching in praying words? Worship and theology is the early modern English parish’, pp. 11-30;

Bryan D. Spinks, ‘The Elizabethan primers: symptoms of an ambiguous settlement or devotional weaning?’; pp. 73-87

Alec Ryrie, ‘The fall and rise of fasting in the British Reformations’, pp. 89-108;

John Craig, ‘Bodies at prayer in early modern England’, pp. 173-96

 Peter Marshall, ‘“Rather with Papists than with Turks”: the Battle of Lepanto and the contours of Elizabethan Christendom’, Reformation 17 (2012), pp. 135-159

Arthur Burns and Christopher Stray, ‘The greek-play bishop: polemic, prosopographym and nineteenth-century prelates', Historical Journal, 54 (2011), pp. 1013-38.

Fenella Cannell, 'English ancestors: the moral possibilities of popular genealogy', Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, ns, 17:3 (2011), pp. 462-80.

Jon Lawrence, ‘Paternalism, class and the British path to modernity', in Simon Gunn and James Vernon (eds.), The Peculiarities of Liberal Modernity in Imperial Britain (Berkeley, CA, 2011), pp. 147-64; online here.

Arthur F Marrotti and Steven W. May, ‘The lost ballads of the Armada Thanksgiving celebration [with texts and illustration]', English Literary Renaissance, 41:1 (2011), pp. 31-63.

Andrezj Olechnowicz, ‘Britain's 'quasi-magical' monarchy in the mid-twentieth century?' in Clare V. J. Griffiths, James J. Nott, and William Whyte (eds.), Classes, Cultures, and Politics. Essays on British History for Ross McKibbin (Oxford, 2011).

The letters of George Davenport, 1651-1677, ed. Brenda M. Pask, with introduction by Margaret Harvey (Surtees Society, 2011).

St Pat's Library blog, 7 November 2011

Holger Berg, Military Occupation Under the Eyes of the Lord: Studies in Erfurt during the Thirty Years War (Gottingen, 2010). [p.283]

John Wolffe, 'British sermons on national events', in Robert Ellison, A New History of the Sermon: The Nineteenth Century (Leiden, 2010), pp. 181-206.

Andrew Atherstone, 'Divine retribution: a forgotten doctrine?', Themelios 34 (2009).

A. de Heer, ‘Congres ober "bededagen" op konst', Reformatorisch Daghblad, 11 March 2009.