Early Career Symposium 18 June 2014

Between Court and Town: Royal and Urban Ritual in Pre-Modern England, c.1300-1700



The First Northumbria University Early Career Symposium in the Urban History of Pre-Modern Europe is funded by the

Royal Historical Society

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 Venue: 18 June 2014, 2 pm to 5 pm (Lipman Building, Room 301)

 Registration is free. Please check in with Neil at




2.00 to 2.15: Opening Remarks

2.15 to 3.30: Session One

Gordon McKelvie (University of Winchester):

Ritual and Regulation: Livery in Late Medieval English Towns

Dustin Neighbors:

Royal Progresses, Rituals and Ceremonies: The Case of Elizabeth I and the Norwich Progress of 1578

3.30 to 3.45: Coffee Break

3.45 to 5.00: Session Two

Victoria Anker (University of Edinburgh):

Rituals of Rebellion: The Competition for Ceremonial Space in the British Civil Wars

Amy Calladine (University of Nottingham):

‘For the Good of the Town’: Beating the Bounds in 1650s England

5.00 to 5.15: Concluding Remarks, followed by drinks.



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