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(p. xi) Notes on Contributors

(p. xi) Notes on Contributors

Philip Baker is a Research Fellow at the History of Parliament Trust, London, and Senior Research Fellow in the Humanities Research Institute, University of Buckingham. He is the editor of The Levellers: the Putney Debates (2007), the co-editor of The Agreements of the People, the Levellers, and the Constitutional Crisis of the English Revolution (2012), and the author of a number of articles and essays on the civil war period and the history of early modern London.

Toby Barnard emeritus fellow of Hertford College, Oxford, is the author of Cromwellian Ireland (reprinted, 2000); A New Anatomy of Ireland (2003) and Improving Ireland? (2008).

Michael J. Braddick is Professor of History at the University of Sheffield. He has published extensively on state formation, popular politics and the English civil war. His most recent book is God’s Fury, England’s Fire: A New History of the English Civil Wars (2008).

John Coffey is Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Leicester. He has published widely on Puritan thought in the English Revolution. He is also the author of Persecution and Toleration in Protestant England, 1558–1689 (2000), and Exodus and Liberation: Deliverance Politics from John Calvin to Martin Luther King Jr (2013) and co-editor of The Cambridge Companion to Puritanism (2008). With Neil Keeble, Tim Cooper, and Thomas Charlton he is currently working on a critical edition of Baxter’s memoir, Reliquiae Baxterianae, for Oxford University Press.

Joseph Cope is Professor and Chair of the Department of History at the State University of New York at Geneseo, where he has taught since 2001. He is the author of England and the 1641 Irish Rebellion (2009) and is currently working on a study of faith healers in during the mid-seventeenth century.

Alan Cromartie is Professor of the History of Political Thought at the University of Reading. He is author of The Constitutionalist Revolution: An Essay on the History of England (2006).

Richard Cust is Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Birmingham. He has published a number of books and articles on early Stuart politics, including Charles I. A Political Life (2005) and Charles I and the Aristocracy, 1625–1642 (2013). (p. xii)

J. C. Davis is Emeritus Professor of History, University of East Anglia and the author of an analytical study of Oliver Cromwell’s reputation (2001) as well as an influential essay on Cromwell’s religion. He has also written extensively on political thought, especially its radical varieties, in early modern England and, more generally, on the history of utopian thought.

Rachel Foxley lectures in early modern history at the University of Reading and is the author of The Levellers: Radical Political Thought in the English Revolution (2013).

Julian Goodare is Reader in History, University of Edinburgh. He is the author of State and Society in Early Modern Scotland (1999) and The Government of Scotland, 1560–1625 (2004). He is an Associate Editor of the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Tim Harris has taught at Brown University since 1986, where he is currently Munro-Goodwin-Wilkinson Professor in European History. His books include London Crowds in the Reign of Charles II (1987), Politics under the Later Stuarts (1993), Restoration: Charles II and his Kingdoms, 1660–1685 (2005), Revolution: The Great Crisis of the British Monarchy, 1685–1720 (2006), and Rebellion: Britain’s First Stuart Kings, 1567–1642 (2014).

Derek Hirst is William Eliot Smith Professor of History at Washington University, St Louis. During more than three decades in St Louis he has broadened his early focus on early Stuart politics. His recent publications include Dominion: England and its Island Neighbours c.1500–1707 (2012) and the co-authored Andrew Marvell, Orphan of the Hurricane (2012).

Andrew Hopper is Senior Lecturer in the Centre for English Local History at the University of Leicester and the author of ‘Black Tom’: Sir Thomas Fairfax and the English Revolution (2007), and Turncoats and Renegadoes: Changing Sides during the English Civil Wars (2012).

Ann Hughes is Professor Emerita at Keele where she was Professor of Early Modern History until 2014. She is the author of many books and articles about the English Revolution, most recently Gender and the English Revolution (2011) and co-editor with Thomas Corns and David Loewenstein, The Complete Works of Gerrard Winstanley (2009).

Mark Knights is Professor of History at Warwick University and has published extensively on early modern political culture, particularly in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. His most recent book is The Devil in Disguise: Delusion, Deception and Fanaticism in the Early English Enlightenment (2011) and he is now working on a study of early modern corruption, from Reformation to Reform.

Laura Lunger Knoppers is Professor of English at the University of Notre Dame. She has published widely on seventeenth-century British literature, politics, religion, and visual culture, especially the works of John Milton. Most recently, she is the (p. xiii) author of Politicizing Domesticity from Henrietta Maria to Milton’s Eve (2011) and editor of the Oxford Handbook of Literature and the English Revolution (2012).

Peter Lake is Distinguished University Professor of English history at Vanderbilt University. He has just completed a study of Shakespeare’s history plays and the politics of the 1590s and (with Isaac Stephens) a book on religious identity in pre-civil war Northamptonshire. He is also turning his 2011 Ford lectures into a book.

John Miller is Emeritus Professor of History at Queen Mary University of London. He has published extensively on late seventeenth-century English History, including more recently Cities Divided: Politics and Religion in English Provincial Towns 1660–1722 (2007); and A Brief History of the English Civil Wars (2009).

John Morrill was Professor of British and Irish History at the University of Cambridge 1998–2013 and he is a Life Fellow of Selwyn College Cambridge. He is the author of more than 100 books and essays on many aspects of early modern state formation, the politics of religion in the long seventeenth century, and on the life and faith of Oliver Cromwell.

Micheál Ó Siochrú is Associate Professor of History at Trinity College Dublin. He is the author of numerous books and articles on seventeenth-century Ireland, including God’s Executioner: Oliver Cromwell and the Conquest of Ireland (2009). He is currently working on a new edition of Oliver Cromwell’s letters and papers for Oxford University Press.

Jason Peacey is Professor of Early Modern British History at University College London. He is the editor of The Regicides and the Execution of Charles I (2001), and the author of Politicians and Pamphleteers (2004), and of Print and Public Politics in the English Revolution (2013).

Stephen K. Roberts is Editor of the House of Commons 1640–1660 Section of the History of Parliament. He has written extensively on aspects of regional government and society in England and Wales in this period, and is joint editor of Midland History and general editor of the Worcestershire Historical Society.

David L. Smith is Fellow and Director of Studies in History at Selwyn College, Cambridge. His books include Constitutional Royalism and the Search for Settlement, c. 1640–1649 (1994), A History of the Modern British Isles, 1603–1707: The Double Crown (1998), The Stuart Parliaments, 1603–1689 (1999), and (with Patrick Little) Parliaments and Politics during the Cromwellian Protectorate (2007).

R. Scott Spurlock is Lecturer in Religious Studies at the University of Glasgow. He is co-editor of the Palgrave Macmillan book series ‘Christianities in the trans-Atlantic World, 1500–1800’ and editor of The Records of the Scottish Church History Society.

Laura A. M. Stewart is Senior Lecturer in Early Modern British History at Birkbeck, University of London, and has published widely on many aspects of early modern (p. xiv) Scottish and British history. She has recently completed her second book, Rethinking the Scottish Revolution, which will be published by Oxford University Press in 2015.

Ted Vallance is Professor of Early Modern British Political Culture at the University of Roehampton. He is the author of several books including Revolutionary England and the National Covenant (2005). He is currently working on a monograph on public opinion and loyal addressing in late Stuart and early Hanoverian England.

John Walter is Research Professor of History at the University of Essex. He has published widely on early modern protest and popular political culture, including Understanding Popular Violence in the English Revolution (1999) and Crowds and Popular Politics in Early Modern England (2006). He is currently completing a book on state oaths in the English revolution, to be published by Oxford University Press.

Timothy Wilks is Professor of Cultural History at Southampton Solent University. His research interests include the patronage of artists, the history of collecting, and European court cultures. His recent publications include a biography of a lesser favourite of the early Stuart Court, Lord Dingwall, and a study of art plunder in the Thirty Years’ War.

Peter H. Wilson is G.F. Grant Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Hull, having previously worked at Newcastle and Sunderland universities. His book Europe’s Tragedy. The Thirty Years War won the Society for Military History’s Distinguish Book Award in 2011. He is currently writing a general history of the Holy Roman Empire for Penguin and Harvard University Press.

Phil Withington is Professor of History at the University of Sheffield. He has published extensively on urban citizenship and popular politics during the early modern era. His current research includes a project on intoxicants and early modernity and a book about the social history of the Renaissance.

Steven N. Zwicker is Stanley Elkin Professor in the Humanities and Professor of English at Washington University, St Louis. He has written widely on seventeenth-century politics and literature including Dryden’s Political Poetry (1972), Politics and Language in Dryden’s Poetry (2014), Lines of Authority: Politics and English Literary Culture, 1649–1689 (1996), and, with Derek Hirst, Andrew Marvell, Orphan of the Hurricane (2012); in addition he has edited Dryden’s poetry for Penguin Books, and several volumes of interdisciplinary essays with Kevin Sharpe.