Tips for using online newspapers

Newspapers contain a wealth of information that can be useful, even vital, to the work historians do. Whether you need news reports, biographical information, or contemporary opinion, newspapers will support your work. However, finding relevant articles can be a difficult task. Libraries often have paper copies of local and national newspapers, for example Manchester Central Continue Reading

Meddlesome priests

The Church of England has had something of a reputation as a reactionary, conservative institution; a pillar of the establishment; a homogeneous, unified, source of unwavering support for the ruling authorities. Not so. The Anglican Church has always been an organisation in which diverse and often radical doctrines have been given a platform. In the Continue Reading