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Last Name
University of Cambridge
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Social history, legal history, gender, race, class, medieval England, fourteenth century, Black Death, gaol delivery, King's Bench, peasants, manor court, violence, homicide, history of crime and punishment, raptus, capital punishment, Edward III, conquest of Wales, family history, nineteenth century Wales, revolt and disorder.
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About Me

ESRC funded History PhD candidate at the University of Cambridge. Interested in late medieval legal and social history. Working on criminals and victims in Yorkshire, 1340-1385.

Member of The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure (CAMPOP)

Member of the editorial team at Doing History in Public

Founder and convener of the Graduate Workshop in Legal and Social History.

Coordinator of History for Schools

Project Lead for Open History

Early Career Member of the Royal Historical Society

Member of the Economic History Society and the Social History Society

Member of History Lab, Institute of Historical Research’s network for postgraduate students

Committee Member for Crime and Punishment Network

Editor of the Social History Society’s Community Exchange.

Recent Publications

S. E. Brown ‘The only consolation is that the criminal is not a Welshman: The foreign-born men hanged in Wales, 1840-1900’, in P. Low, H. Rutherford, C. Sandford-Couch, eds. Execution Culture in Nineteenth Century Britain: From Public Spectacle to Hidden Ritual (Routledge, 2020).

Media Coverage
Country Focus
England; Wales
Expertise by Geography
British Isles, England, United Kingdom, Western Europe
Expertise by Chronology
Medieval, Pre-17th century, 19th century, Early Modern
Expertise by Topic
American Founding Era, Economic History, Gender, Government, Law, Libraries & Archives, Local & Regional, Material Culture, Migration & Immigration, Public History, Race, Rebellion & Revolution, Rural & Agrarian History, Sexual Violence, Urban History, Women