The 1636 outbreak of plague was far from the worst in the history of England. But for Newcastle, the north-eastern port city, it was devastating. In less than a year, it wiped out almost half of the entire population of the city.
Jorge Díaz Ceballos is a historian of the early modern Spanish Empire. His work deals with the construction of transatlantic political and legal cultures in the early 16th century and the negotiation of power in imperial settings.
Ian Hathaway is a historian of the early modern Mediterranean. His research interests focus on the history of mobility, identification, and cross-cultural contact.
Gašper Jakovac is a cultural and literary historian of the early modern period. His research focuses on drama, performance, popular culture, and religious politics in Protestant England.
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