Recent publications from the Gender, Place and Memory team:

9780333662687  9781409456025  9781781384190  9783319742427


Articles and book chapters:


  • A. Capern (2015) ‘Emotions, Gender Expectations and the Social Role of Chancery, 1550-1650’, in Authority, Gender and Emotions in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe, ed. Susan Broomhall, pp 187-209, Palgrave.
  • A. Capern (2015) ‘Rumour and Reputation in the Early Modern English Family’, in Fama and her Sisters: Gossip and Rumour in Early Modern Europe, ed. Heather Kerr and Claire Walker, pp 85-113, Brepols.
  • S. Legg, M. Heffernan, B. McDonagh, J.J. Cohen, S. Sassen and S. Elden (2015) ‘The Birth of Territory: a review forum’, Journal of Historical Geography 50, pp. 109-118. Free pre-print available here.


  • A. Capern (2016) ‘Adultery and Impotence as Literary Spectacle in the Divorce Debates and Tracts of the Long Eighteenth Century’, in Spectacle, Sex and Property in Eighteenth Century Literature and Culture, ed. Julie A. Chappell and Kamille Stone Stanton, AMS, pp. 197-225.
  • A. Capern (2016) ‘Jane Lead and the Tradition of Puritan Pastoral Theology’, in Jane Lead and her Transnational Legacy, ed. Ariel Hessayon, Palgrave, pp. 91-117.
  • D. Crouch and B. McDonagh (2016) ‘Turf Wars: conflict and cooperation in the management of Wallingfen (East Yorkshire), 1281-1781’, Agricultural History Review 64.2, pp. 133-156. Free pre-print available here.
  • B. McDonagh and C. J. Griffin (2016) ‘Occupy! Historical geographies of property, protest and the commons, 1500-1850’, Journal of Historical Geography 53, pp. 1-10. Free pre-print available here.


  • B. McDonagh (2017) ‘Rebellious Hull’, in D. J. Starkey, D. Atkinson, B. McDonagh, S. McKeon and E. Salter (eds) Hull: Culture, History, Place (Liverpool University Press), pp. 60-87.


  • C. J. Griffin and B. McDonagh (2018) ‘Remembering Protest’, in C. J. Griffin and B. McDonagh (eds), Remembering Protest in Britain since 1500: Memory, Materiality and the Landscape (Palgrave Macmillan), pp. 1-23.
  • B. McDonagh and J. Rodda (2018) ‘The Midlands Rising and its pre-history: landscape, memory and protest, 1500-1607’ in C. J. Griffin and B. McDonagh (eds), Remembering Protest in Britain since 1500: Memory, Materiality and the Landscape (Palgrave Macmillan), pp. 53-79.


  • J. Aston, A. Capern and B. McDonagh, ‘More than Bricks and Mortar: female property ownership as economic strategy in mid-nineteenth century urban England’ Urban History (forthcoming: 46.4, 2019). Free pre-print available here.
  • B. McDonagh, ‘Disobedient objects: material readings of enclosure protest in sixteenth-century England’, Journal of Medieval History (forthcoming, May 2019). Free pre-print available here.
  • B. McDonagh, ‘Feminist Historical Geographies: doing and being’, Gender, Place and Culture (forthcoming, 2019). Free pre-print available here.
  • B. McDonagh, ‘Landscape, territory and common rights in medieval East Yorkshire’, Landscape History (forthcoming).
  • H. Worthen, B. McDonagh, A. Capern, ‘Gender, Property and Succession in the Early Modern English Aristocracy: the Case of Martha Janes and her Illegitimate Children’ (accepted subject to minor revisions: Women’s History Review).