Women and Peace: Hannah Priscilla Peckover

Women and Peace: Hannah Priscilla Peckover

In this three part series, Amy Todd explores the lives and work of key figures within peace activist networks in the UK. Each blog will tell the story of an activist contextualised within a key time for the women’s peace movement. The series will explore the...
Queenship and the language of politics in the thirteenth-century

Queenship and the language of politics in the thirteenth-century

By Anaïs Waag Until very recently medieval studies was dominated by the perception that women were actively kept away from political power – a notion we owe mainly to nineteenth-century historians. While there was undoubtedly a preference for male rulers throughout...
Walking and Talking Feminist History in the East End

Walking and Talking Feminist History in the East End

By Jessica Bryant and Lara Mills  On 3rd July 2018, we were given the opportunity to sit down with two childhood friends who became involved in the Women’s Rights Movement during the 1970’s, Clare Manifold and Vanessa Hall-Smith. They created the ‘Feminist History in...

Women and autobiography in the 16th and 17th centuries

This post has kindly been written for us by IHR Digital intern Katherine Cassidy. As a history undergraduate endeavouring  to write my dissertation, Connected Histories has been a vastly useful resource for conducting my primary source research. In short, the website...