Professor Christopher Smout FBA, Historiographer Royal in Scotland, reflects on the relations between England and Scotland following the Union of the Crowns.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, Issue 8.
Dr Glyn Redworth, University of Manchester, describes a bizarre episode in British history, as the Protestant heir to the Stuart throne visited Madrid in an attempt to win the Spanish Infanta as his bride.
Professor Marianne Elliott FBA, Director of the Institute of Irish Studies at the University of Liverpool, discusses the legend that grew from the trial and death of Robert Emmet,
and its place in the development of Irish nationalist expression.
In 2003 the British Academy sponsored a conference in St Albans, drawing together a project to digitise the St Albans Psalter, and an edited volume on Christina of Markyate. Dr Jane Geddes, director of the digitisation project and organiser of the conference, describes the highlights.