About Us

whittle Professor Jane Whittle is the project’s PI. Jane is a historian of rural England in the late medieval and early modern period with particular interests in economic development, work, consumption, gender, and popular protest. She has published extensively on these themes, and has led several successful projects. Follow Jane on twitter: @jcwhittle1


Dr Mark Hailwood worked as a full-time Research Fellow on the project between March 2015 and August 2017. Mark is a social historian of England in the period 1500-1750, with a particular interest in the relationship between historical change and the everyday lives of ordinary men and women. Mark now works as a Lecturer in History at the University of Bristol, but still acts as an Honorary Research Fellow on the project. Follow Mark on twitter: @mark_hailwood

Charmian_Mansell_photoDr Charmian Mansell was a full-time Research Associate on the project between January 2018 and September 2018.  She is a social and economic historian of early modern England and has particular interests in gender, work, community and church courts.  Follow Charmian on twitter: @charmianmansell


1959967_739025872801485_7562487654824622591_nImogene Dudley was a full-time PhD student on the project. Imogene received a first class BA in History from Swansea University before completing a Masters in Medieval History at St Hilda’s College, Oxford, in 2014-15. Her research to date has focused on various aspects of marriage in late medieval England. Follow Imogene on twitter: @imogene_dudley

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