Dr Mark Merry

Contact details

Name:
Dr Mark Merry
Qualifications:
MA, PhD (Kent)
Position:
IHR Digital Projects and Training Officer
Institute:
Institute of Historical Research
Location:
The Institute of Historical Research (IHR), Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
Phone:
+44 (0)20 7862 8750
Email address:
mark.merry@sas.ac.uk
Website:
http://www.history.ac.uk/about/mark-merry

Research Summary and Profile

Research interests:
Communities, Classes, Races, Early Modern, Medieval History, Metropolitan history, Regional history
Regions:
Europe
Summary of research interests and expertise:
Mark has contributed to a number of research projects at the CMH, notably the predecessors to the current LitS project ‘People in Place: families, households and housing in early modern London’ (AHRC) and ‘Housing environments and health in early modern London 1550-1750’ (Wellcome Trust); and has worked as the Collections Officer for the Arts and Humanities Data Service: History, formerly based at the University of Essex.

His research interests are interdisciplinary, and are principally concerned with urban social groups in London, Bury St Edmunds and Warwick in the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries. He also has an interest in the digitisation of historical sources, and acts as a consultant on a number of projects generating digital resources.
Publication Details

Related publications/articles:

Date Details
01-Jan-2012 ’Specyall lover and preferrer of the polytike and common weale’: John Smyth and ideal citizenship in fifteenth-century Bury St Edmunds

Chapters

Negotiating the political in northern European urban society, c.1400-1600, ed. S. Sweetinburgh (BREPOLS)

01-Jan-2012 The Household Account Book of Sir Thomas Puckering of Warwick 1620: Living in London and the Midlands

Edited Book

(with C. Richardson), The Dugdale Society volume 45

01-Jan-2012 ‘The poore lost a good Frend and the parish a good Neighbour’: the lives of the poor and their patrons in London’s eastern suburb, c. 1583 – c. 1678

Chapters

(with P Baker), London and Beyond: Essays in Honour of Derek Keene (London, Institute of Historical Research)

01-Jan-2009 ‘For the house her self and one servant’: family and household in late seventeenth-century London

Journal articles

(with P. Baker) London Journal, November 2009.

01-Jan-2008 People in Place: Families, Households and Housing in Early Modern London

People in Place: Families, Households and Housing in Early Modern London (with V. Harding, P. Baker, M. Merry, O. Myhill, G. Newton and R. Smith) (London, 2008)

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