Introducing Nicholas Dixon

Unusually for a modern historian, most of my research revolves around two institutions with pre-modern origins: the Church of England and the British monarchy. Above all, I am interested in investigating how – sometimes individually, sometimes in tandem – these institutions have shaped British society as well as territories which were part of the British…

Introducing Conor O’Brien

Dr Conor O’Brien is Solway Fellow in the History of Christianity at the University of Durham and Associate Professor (Research) at the Institute for Medieval and Early Modern Studies there The very first lecture I attended at university was on the conversion of Constantine. It was given by the late Jennifer O’Reilly at University College…

The Church and the Law, Cambridge 2018: First Impressions of the EHS

Tim Yung is a PhD candidate at the University of Hong Kong whose research concerns South China Anglican Identity in the early twentieth century.  He shared a paper on canons and constitutions in the South China Diocese at the the 2018 EHS Summer Conference. What do thirteenth century Templar attorneys and the Chinese Anglican Church’s…