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Professor Bernard Capp FBA

History
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About this Fellow

My research focuses on early modern English history, especially in the period 1560-1700, and ranges widely across social, cultural, religious, political and maritime aspects. I am currently completing a book on sibling relationships in the early modern period. Major publications England's Culture Wars: Puritan Reformation and its Enemies in the Interregnum, 1649-1660 (OUP 2012). 'The Religious Marketplace: Public Disputations in Civil War and Interregnum England', English Historical Review, 536 (2014) '"Jesus Wept" but did the Englishman? Masculinity and Emotion in Early Modern England', Past and Present, 224 (2014)

Website: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/people/staff_index/bcapp

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of History, University of Warwick

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader in History, University of Warwick, 1968 - 1994
  • Professor of History, University of Warwick, 1994 - 2010
  • Professor of History, University of Warwick, University of Warwick, 1994 - 2010
  • Professor of History, University of Warwick, University of Warwick, 1994 - 1970
  • Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Reader, University of Warwick, 1968 - 1994
  • Emeritus Professor of History, University of Warwick, 2010 - 1970

Publications

When Gossips Meet. Women, Family and Neighbourhood in Early Modern England 2003, 2004

1970

Cromwell's Navy. The Fleet and the English Revolution 1648-1660 1989, 1992

1970

Astrology and the Popular Press. English Almanacs 1500-1800 1979

1970

England's Culture Wars: Puritan Reformation and its Enemies in the Interregnum, 1649-1660 2012

1970

'The Religious Marketplace: Public Disputations in Civil War and Interregnum England' 2014, English Historical Review, 536

1970

Jesus Wept but did the Englishman? Masculinity and Emotion in Early Modern England 2014, Past and Present, 224

1970

Other Early Modern History to 1850 Fellows

Professor Lorraine Daston

History of science, 16th-19th centuries.: probability and statistics; scientific observation; objectivity; formal theories of rationality

Professor Denis Crouzet

Religions history, 'Histoire de l'imaginaire', Wars of religion, War & peace during the European Renaissance, astrology, early modern political thought.

Professor Joachim Whaley

The Holy Roman Empire in its European context from the fifteenth century to 1806; the legacy of the Holy Roman Empire in German-speaking central Europe from 1806 to the present

Professor Knud Haakonssen

History of moral, political & legal thought 1600-1800, especially natural law & rights; Enlightenment in Germany, Scandinavia & Scotland; scholarly editions of eighteenth century texts.