The primary purpose of H-Albion is to enable historians more easily to discuss research interests, teaching methods and the state of historiography. H-Albion is especially interested in methods of teaching history to graduate and undergraduate students in diverse settings.

Recent Content

Peter Lake, Isaac Stephens
Bernard Capp

Capp on Lake and Stephens, 'Scandal and Religious Identity in Early Stuart England: A Northamptonshire Maid's Tragedy'

Peter Lake, Isaac Stephens. Scandal and Religious Identity in Early Stuart England: A Northamptonshire Maid's Tragedy. Studies in Modern British Religious History Series. Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2015. 403 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78327-014-9.

Reviewed by Bernard Capp (University of Warwick)
Published on H-Albion (November, 2015)
Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth

Ashgate to close American office?


Can someone confirm the claim that Informa/Taylor and Francis, which recently purchased Ashgate, is planning to close down its Burlington VT office and fire many of the editors there?  I have seen this claim online and even signed a petition about it, but have not been able to confirm the story.

Ashgate is one of the leading independent publishers of work in early modern and British history.

CERCLES Reviews (November 2015)

The CERCLES team (University of Rouen, France) is pleased to announce its regular series of reviews of books on the English-speaking world.

Of particular interest to H-Albion subscribers in the November 2015 series :


Steve Ellis, British Writers and the Approach of World War II (Cambridge: University Press, 2014)

—Reviewed by Natasha Periyan, Royal Holloway, University of London