In today’s blog, Emily Wingfield, Senior Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Birmingham, talks about books of hours…
In today’s blog Cailean Gallagher, a PhD student in eighteenth century political economy at the University of St Andrews, shares his current research examining Mary’s place in the minds and hearts of Jacobites, focussing on notes made by Sir James Steuart in his commentary on David Hume’s History of England (1759).
Emily Wingfield (University of Birmingham) looks at the role of prayer books in depictions of Mary, particularly in relation to her portrayal as a Catholic martyr.
Dr Anette Hagan (Rare Books Curator, Early Printed Collections to 1700, National Library of Scotland) introduces us to a very rare German broadside featuring Mary.
In this Vlog, Professor Gerry Carruthers (University of Glasgow) looks at Mary’s literary transformation in the 18th and 19th centuries, from a queen with questionable political and moral judgement into a tragic heroine – a transformation in which Scott and Robert Burns were both directly involved.