Surnames/tags: England History
This sub-project is associated with the England Project
The coordinator is Vivienne Caldwell
- Historians, genealogists, antiquarian authors and topographers born in England and whose works are widely used by genealogists and historians.
- To have comprehensive biographies for the profiles of the people defined above
- Identify individual and collective motivations of antiquarian, genealogical and historical writers
- Collate evidence of their strengths, weaknesses and reliability
- Identify significant writers of this genre
- Categorise profiles as appropriate within Wikitree
- Identify and create a bibliography of resources for further reading and research
(more to come)
|Sir Richard Colt Hoare||https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_Richard_Hoare,_2nd_Baronet|
|Sir Peter Leycester||Leycester-44|
|Thomas Walker Horsefield||Horsfield-118|
The following articles are a small sample and will be expanded and annotated. They may be available through the electronic collections of your local library.
- Fox, Adam. “Remembering the Past in Early Modern England: Oral and Written Tradition.” Transactions of the Royal Historical Society 9 (December 1999): 233–56. https://doi.org/10.2307/3679402.
- Woolf, D R. “The ‘Common Voice’: History, Folklore and Oral Tradition in Early Modern England.” Past & Present, no. 120 (August 1988): 26–52.
Medieval and Earlier
- Ketelaar, Eric. “The Genealogical Gaze: Family Identities and Family Archives in the Fourteenth to Seventeenth Centuries.” Libraries & the Cultural Record 44, no. 1 (2009): 9–28. http://www.jstor.org/stable/25549534. Also available at https://fketelaa.home.xs4all.nl/GenealogicalGaze.pdf
- Kleinman, Scott. “The Legend of Havelok the Dane and the Historiography of East Anglia.” Studies in Philology 100, no. 3 (2003): 245–77. http://www.jstor.org/stable/4174759.
- Spiegel, Gabrielle M. “Genealogy: Form and Function in Medieval Historical Narrative.” History and Theory 22, no. 1 (1983): 43–53. https://doi.org/10.2307/2505235.
- Levy, F. J. “How Information Spread among the Gentry, 1550-1640.” Journal of British Studies 21, no. 2 (April 1, 1982): 11–34. https://doi.org/10.1086/385788.
- Mallonee, Robert William. “The Study of History and the Evolution of Historiography in Late Tudor and Early Stuart England.” Master’s Theses. Paper 2310, Loyola University, 1967. http://ecommon s.luc.edu/luc_the ses/2310.
- Phillips, Mark. “Reconsiderations on History and Antiquarianism: Arnaldo Momigliano and the Historiography of Eighteenth-Century Britain.” Journal of the History of Ideas 57, no. 2 (April 1, 1996): 297–316. https://doi.org/10.1353/jhi.1996.0020.
- Zaller, Robert. Review of Review of The Rise and Fall of Revolutionary England: An Essay on the Fabrication of Seventeenth-Century History, by Alastair MacLachlan. Albion: A Quarterly Journal Concerned with British Studies 29, no. 2 (1997): 291–94. https://doi.org/10.2307/4051828.
- Little, Hannah Mary. “Genealogy as Theatre of Self-Identity: A Study of Genealogy as a Cultural Practice within Britain since c. 1850.” PhD, University of Glasgow, 2010. http://encore.lib.gla.ac.uk/iii/encore/record/C__Rb2710509.
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- Private Messages: Contact the Profile Managers privately: England Project WikiTree, Neil Perry, and Vivienne Caldwell. (Best when privacy is an issue.)
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- Public Q&A: These will appear above and in the Genealogist-to-Genealogist (G2G) Forum. (Best for anything directed to the wider genealogy community.)