Read more about the article 2024 Spring Lecture: ‘Rethinking the politics of Kett’s Rebellion’ by Prof. Andy Wood.
‘Robert Kett seated under the Oak of Reformation on Mousehold Heath’.

2024 Spring Lecture: ‘Rethinking the politics of Kett’s Rebellion’ by Prof. Andy Wood.

  • Post category:

The rebellions of 1549 covered much of East Anglia, south-east England, the Midlands, the Thames Valley and the West Country. The risings in Norfolk have become known as Kett’s Rebellion, after the leader of the Wymondham insurrection, the yeoman farmer and tanner Robert Kett. He led the rebels to Norwich,…

Continue Reading2024 Spring Lecture: ‘Rethinking the politics of Kett’s Rebellion’ by Prof. Andy Wood.

Surviving the Dissolution: Norwich’s Great Hospital in the Sixteenth Century

The Great Hospital has provided care for the local community continuously for almost 800 years.   Few other charitable organisations in Europe can match this remarkable record and even fewer can boast such a rare combination of architectural and documentary riches.  Although at the time of its foundation in 1249 the…

Continue ReadingSurviving the Dissolution: Norwich’s Great Hospital in the Sixteenth Century

BALH – The Local Historian – Review – THE NORWICH CHAMBERLAINS’ ACCOUNTS 1539–40 TO 1544–45

The British Association for Local History recently published a review of THE NORWICH CHAMBERLAINS’ ACCOUNTS 1539–40 TO 1544–45 edited by Carole Rawcliffe in The Local Historian (Journal of the British Association For Local History), Volume 50, No. 3 (July 2020) and has given us permission to reprint that review on our website. The Norfolk Record…

Continue ReadingBALH – The Local Historian – Review – THE NORWICH CHAMBERLAINS’ ACCOUNTS 1539–40 TO 1544–45