Writing Petitions in Early Modern England

Tea will be served from 4.45.

Suggested preparatory reading:

David Zaret, Origins of Democratic Culture: printing, petitions, and the public sphere in early-modern England (2000); R. A. Houston, Peasant Petitions: social relations and economic life on landed estates, 1600-1850 (2014); Keith Wrightson, Ralph Tailor’s Summer: A Scrivener, His City and the Plague (2011).