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Sara McDougall
Kathleen Neal

Neal on McDougall, 'Royal Bastards: The Birth of Illegitimacy, 800-1230'

Sara McDougall. Royal Bastards: The Birth of Illegitimacy, 800-1230. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 320 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-878582-8.

Reviewed by Kathleen Neal (Monash University)
Published on H-Histsex (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Katherine Harvey

William Nelson Cromwell Foundation research grants

In 2017, the William Nelson Cromwell Foundation will make available a number of $5,000 fellowship awards to support research and writing in American legal history by early-career scholars. Early career generally includes those researching or writing a PhD dissertation (or equivalent project) and recent recipients of a graduate degree working on their first major monograph or research project. The number of awards made is at the discretion of the Foundation.

CLGBTH seeks submissions for 2018 Allan Berube Prize in LGBTQ Public History


The Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History will award the Allan Bérubé Prize in 2018.

The Allan Bérubé Prize will be awarded for outstanding work in public or community-based lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer history completed in 2016 or 2017. The Bérubé Prize is underwritten by the GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco. Learn more here.