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

Volume 0 (0)

Can we conquer unemployment? The Liberal party, public works and the 1931 political crisis
Peter Sloman, ONLINE EARLY
Intelligence and intrigue in the March of Wales: noblewomen and the fall of Llywelyn ap Gruffudd, 1274–82
The rise of the promeneur: walking the city in eighteenth-century Paris
Laurent Turcot, ONLINE EARLY
Eugenics, socialism and artificial insemination: the public career of Herbert Brewer
David Redvaldsen, ONLINE EARLY
Lord Burghley's ‘Ten precepts’ for his son, Robert Cecil: a new date and interpretation
Fred B. Tromly, ONLINE EARLY

Volume 86 (234)

Bishops and deans: London and the province of Canterbury in the twelfth century
D. P. Johnson, vol. 86 (234): 551-578
Reintroducing the emperor and repositioning the city republics in the ‘republican’ thought of the rhetorician Boncompagno da Signa
Gianluca Raccagni, vol. 86 (234): 579-600
Chivalry, British sovereignty and dynastic politics: undercurrents of antagonism in Tudor-Stewart relations, c.1490−c.1513
Katie Stevenson, vol. 86 (234): 601-618
Remembering usurpation: the common lawyers, Reformation narratives and the prerogative, 1578–1616
David Chan Smith, vol. 86 (234): 619-637
‘The embers of expiring sedition’: Maurice Margarot, the Scottish martyrs monument and the production of radical memory across the British South Pacific
David S. Karr, vol. 86 (234): 638-660
Canning, the principle of non-interference and the struggle for influence in Portugal, 1822–5
Norihito Yamada, vol. 86 (234): 661-683
‘The People's Advocate, Champion and Friend’: the transatlantic career of Citizen John De Morgan (1848–1926)
Rob Allen, vol. 86 (234): 684-711
Eggs, rags and whist drives: popular munificence and the development of provincial medical voluntarism between the wars
Nick Hayes, Barry M. Doyle, vol. 86 (234): 712-740
Laying down the law to the Irish and the coons: Stormont's response to American racial segregation in Northern Ireland during the Second World War
Simon Topping, vol. 86 (234): 741-759

Volume 86 (233)

Jenny Benham, vol. 86 (233): 391-393
Social structures and social change in seventh-century England: the law codes and complementary sources
John Hines, vol. 86 (233): 394-407
How did the authors of the Breviarium Alaricanum work? The example of the laws on Jews
Capucine Nemo-Pekelman, vol. 86 (233): 408-415
Forest laws in England and Normandy in the twelfth century
Judith A. Green, vol. 86 (233): 416-431
The creation of a Scandinavian provincial law: how was it done?
Stefan Brink, vol. 86 (233): 432-442
Carolingian kings and the leges barbarorum
Thomas Faulkner, vol. 86 (233): 443-464