James Byres: a note on Catholicism, Jacobitism and Etruscans
An Etruscan affair: the impact of early Etruscan discoveries on European culture,
James Byres of Tonley, art dealer and cicerone in eighteenth century Rome prepared drawings and research notes for a publication on Etruscan painted tombs, this article studies these in the light of the analogical histories favoured by the Jacobite and Catholic exiles.
Etruscans grand tour Rome Byres Winckelmann
Music, the Arts, and the British North: An Interim Geography
Music and the Idea of North, ed. R. Cowgill
Scottish Catholic material culture
A companion to Recusancy in Early Modern Britain and Ireland
A survery of the material culture: architecture, painted decoration, textiles and illuminated manuscripts of Scottish Catholicism after the reformation.
Scotland Catholicism Material Culture
Spatial Texts: Women as Devisers of Environments and Iconographies
A History of Early Modern Women's Writing
The Harkirk Graveyard and William Blundell ‘the Recusant’ (1560-1638): a reconsideration
British Catholic History
This article revisits a locus classicus of British Catholic History, the interpretation of the coin-hoard found in 1611 by the Lancashire squire William Blundell of Little Crosby. This article offers new information, approaching the Harkirk silver from several perspectives.Mark Blundell offers a memoir of his ancestor William Blundell, as well as lending his voice to the account of the subsequent fate of the Harkirk silver; Jane Stevenson and Peter Davidson reconsider the sources for William Blundell’s historiography as well as considering wider questions of memory and the recusant community; Dora Thornton analyses the silver pyx made from the Harkirk coins in detail, and surveys analogous silverwork in depth.
Little Crosby, William Blundell (1560-1638), material culture, historiography, recusant silver, Lancashire, construction of memory.