Historical Research

Since 1923, Historical Research has been a leading British historical journal. Historical Research publishes the work of established historians as well as assisting new researchers with their first articles. Its articles cover a wide geographical and temporal span, from the early middle ages to the twentieth century. It encourages the submission of articles from a broad variety of approaches, including social, political, urban, intellectual and cultural history.

Quarterly: February, May, August, November.

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Latest articles

‘We have to compliment the Aristocracy on the exhibition of their morals': the Ellenborough divorce case (1830) and the politics of scandal in pre-reform London and Vormärz Vienna
War, religion and anti-slavery ideology: Isaac Nelson's radical abolitionist examination of the American civil war
Daniel Ritchie, ONLINE EARLY
Combined operations and British strategy, 1900–9
Shawn Grimes, ONLINE EARLY
British humanitarianism and the Russian famine, 1891–2
Memories of violence and New English identities in early modern Ireland
Joan Redmond, ONLINE EARLY
An inflammatory match? Public anxiety and political assurance at the wedding of William III and Mary II
Catriona Murray, ONLINE EARLY
Magna Carta, canon law and pastoral care: excommunication and the church's publication of the charter
Felicity G. Hill, ONLINE EARLY
‘A mission he bore – to Duke William he came’: Harold Godwineson's Commentum and his covert ambitions
Ad F. J. van Kempen, ONLINE EARLY
The English parishes and knights' fees tax of 1428: a study in fiscal politics and administration
Alex Brayson, ONLINE EARLY

Volume 89 (245)

Issue Information – TOC
vol. 89 (245): 397-397
History and biography
Lawrence Goldman, vol. 89 (245): 399-411
Magna Carta and the honour of Wallingford
Christopher Tilley, vol. 89 (245): 454-469

Volume 89 (243)

Neither Byzantine nor Islamic? The duke of the Thebaid and the formation of the Umayyad state
Marie Legendre, vol. 89 (243): 3-18
The land market and Anglo-Saxon society
Rory Naismith, vol. 89 (243): 19-41
The Engagement controversy: a victory for the English republic
Amos Tubb, vol. 89 (243): 42-61
The ‘stormy latitude of the law’: Chancery Lane and street improvement in late Georgian London
Francis Calvert Boorman, vol. 89 (243): 62-87
Of crofters, Celts and claymores: the Celtic Magazine and the Highland cultural nationalist movement, 1875–88
Ian B. Stewart, vol. 89 (243): 88-113
Humanitarian assistance during the Rif War (Morocco, 1921–6): the International Committee of the Red Cross and ‘an unfortunate affair’
Pablo La Porte, vol. 89 (243): 114-135
The art of governing contingency: rethinking the colonial history of diamond mining in Sierra Leone
Lorenzo D'Angelo, vol. 89 (243): 136-157
Royal death and living memorials: the funerals and commemoration of George V and George VI, 1936–52
Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska, vol. 89 (243): 158-175