19 August 2014

The importance of Hobbes


In this video, part of a series produced for History Extra, Dr Sam Willis interviews Dr Hannah Dawson about Thomas Hobbes' social contract, the 'madness of the past', and why we obey the law.

12 August 2014

englishcivilwar.org on Google +


This site is now on Google +. You can follow view and follow it here.

5 August 2014

Cromwell Museum update

Cromwell, warts and all. © Copyright Tiger (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Huntingdon's Cromwell Museum, under threat from council cuts, has won a reprieve ...

14 July 2014

17th century art @ The Weiss Gallery

Sign outside the Weiss Gallery, London

The sign above caught my eye a few weeks back when walking in Jermyn Street ...

30 May 2014

Apprenticeship in Early Modern London: City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centuries


A Gresham College lecture given a couple of years back by Dr Patrick Wallis and Dr Christopher Minns from the LSE.

Founded in 1597, Gresham College has provided free public talks within the City of London for over 400 years. You can see more of them on their website:

www.gresham.ac.uk