Have you something to say about London history?
The 2019 Curriers’ Company Essay Prize, in association with the IHR, is an annual competition on London history. Applications are now open for articles based on original research in metropolitan history. The winning essay will receive £1000 and publication in The London Journal. Deadline for submissions is 30 Sept 2019.
Kin support and the English poor
In this post from ‘On History’, Jonathan Healey introduces his new Historical Research article, ‘Kin support and the English poor, c.1620-1710’. Jonathan explains his use of pauper petitions to look for qualitative evidence of kinship support in seventeenth-century Lancashire.
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