Volume 93, Issue 260

Our latest issue of Historical Research is now available! It features ten great new articles, from the pre-Conquest period up to post war Britain. Starting with the medieval period, we have ‘The earliest arbitration treaty? A reassessment of the Anglo-Norman treaty of 991′ by Jenny Benham and ‘Polesworth abbey (Warwickshire) and the Marmion lord of Tamworth castle: using an Anglo-Saxon saint’s cult in the earlier twelfth century‘ by Nigel Tringham. Our Editor’s Choice for this issue is ‘The fortunes of urban fullers in fourteenth-century England‘ by Milan Pajic and is available on Open Access.

Two articles are from the Tudor period, ‘Spies, informers and Thomas Howard’s defence of England’s northern frontier in 1523‘ by Neil Murphy and ‘The development of the privy council oath in Tudor England‘ by Jonathan McGovern, followed by ‘Fleshing out a massacre: the storming of Shelford House and social forgetting in Restoration England‘ by David J. Appleby. Pollard Prize runner up Olga Witmer’s article ‘Clandestine Lutheranism in the eighteenth-century Dutch Cape Colony‘ is next. 

From the Victorian period we have ‘”A distant and whiggish country”: the Conservative party and Scottish elections, 1832–47‘ by Gary D Hutchison; and from the twentieth century ‘The centre in British politics since 1906‘ by Jeremy Nuttall and ‘Serving ‘the Cause’: Cecil Jackson-Cole and the professionalization of charity in post-war Britain‘ by Jessica Field. So a great selection of articles from Historical Research, to suit different time periods and interests. Take a look now!

Published since 1923, Historical Research, flagship publication of the Institute of Historical Research, is a leading generalist history journal, covering the global history of the early middle ages to the twenty-first century.