Reformations across borders: printed German perceptions of the English Reformation 1547-1603
I am a final year doctoral student in Early Modern History at Lincoln College. My research investigates German print about England during the reigns of Edward VI, Mary I and Elizabeth I. Succession crises, executions and religious policy changes in England across the second half of the 16th century prompted a significant body of broadsheets, pamphlets and books published in the German vernacular across the Holy Roman Empire. There was also a significant amount of English religious and theological tracts translated and printed in German. This included the work of leading Protestant figures such as Thomas Cranmer and John Jewel, as well as Catholic exiles like Edmund Campion and Robert Persons. My project looks at the networks which led to such publications, ranging both local and transnational. These networks encompassed a wide range of persons, from German printers and translators, local clergy and nobility, all the way through to kings and queens.
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I graduated from the University of Oxford in 2016 with a BA in History and Modern Languages (German) and subsequently completed an MSt in Early Modern History, also at Oxford. Before starting my DPhil, I worked in a number of museums and archives in the West Midlands and am keen to integrate public engagement and museum collaboration into my doctoral work. My doctoral research is funded by the Sloan-Robinson and Kingsgate Scholarships via Lincoln College. My final year is additionally funded by the History Faculty's Designated Scholarship from the Arnold Bryce Reed Fund.