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"Some examples should be made": Prosecuting reform bill rioters in 1831-32 (2018)
Book Chapter
Poole, S. (2018). "Some examples should be made": Prosecuting reform bill rioters in 1831-32. In M. T. Davis, E. Macleod, & G. Pentland (Eds.), Political Trials in an Age of Revolutions: Britain and the North Atlantic, 1793—1848, (237-263). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-98959-4_10

Following the House of Lords’ rejection of the parliamentary Reform Bill in the autumn of 1831, severe rioting broke out in a number of English towns. In the judicial retribution that followed, some 259 people were prosecuted, seven of them hanged an... Read More about "Some examples should be made": Prosecuting reform bill rioters in 1831-32.

Prosecution, precedence and official memory: Judicial responses and perceptions of Swing in Norfolk (2018)
Book Chapter
Wallis, R. (2018). Prosecution, precedence and official memory: Judicial responses and perceptions of Swing in Norfolk. In C. J. Griffin, & B. McDonagh (Eds.), Remembering Protest in Britain since 1500: Memory, Materiality and the LandscapePalgrave Macmillan

This chapter offers a different perspective on the themes of the politics of memory and contested meanings of protest. It considers the perceptions and responses of the authorities to social unrest, and their role in shaping subsequent understandings... Read More about Prosecution, precedence and official memory: Judicial responses and perceptions of Swing in Norfolk.

The politics of 'protest heritage', 1790-1850 (2018)
Book Chapter
Poole, S. (2018). The politics of 'protest heritage', 1790-1850. In C. J. Griffin, & B. McDonagh (Eds.), In Remembering Protest in Britain Since 1500: Memory, Materiality and Landscape, (187-213). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-74243-4_8

Acts and marks of commemoration, from anniversary dinners to monuments and statues, were vital components in the production of English democratic culture in the ‘age of revolutions’. But strategies for remembering were not always consensual and refor... Read More about The politics of 'protest heritage', 1790-1850.

Ghosts in the garden: Locative gameplay and historical interpretation from below (2017)
Journal Article
Poole, S. (2017). Ghosts in the garden: Locative gameplay and historical interpretation from below. International Journal of Heritage Studies, 24(3), 300-314. https://doi.org/10.1080/13527258.2017.1347887

The heritage industry now makes extensive use of digital audioguides and similar interpretation tools to reach new audiences but many remain rooted in authoritative and didactic conservatism. This paper critically evaluates the state of play in the f... Read More about Ghosts in the garden: Locative gameplay and historical interpretation from below.

The patients of the Bristol lunatic asylum in the nineteenth century (2017)
Thesis
Tobia, P. The patients of the Bristol lunatic asylum in the nineteenth century. (Thesis). University of the West of England

There is a wide and impressive historiography about British lunatic asylums in the nineteenth century, the vast majority of which is concerned with their nature and significance. This study does not ignore such subjects but is primarily concerned wi... Read More about The patients of the Bristol lunatic asylum in the nineteenth century.

Bristol from below: Law, authority and protest in a Georgian city (2017)
Book
Poole, S., & Rogers, N. (2017). Bristol from below: Law, authority and protest in a Georgian city. Boydell

Bristol from Below captures the substance and scale of popular politics and protest in Bristol over the course of the long eighteenth century. It charts the lives of ordinary Bristolians in the making of their city and devotes particular attention to... Read More about Bristol from below: Law, authority and protest in a Georgian city.

Women in Bristol, 1373-1660 (2016)
Book Chapter
Fleming, P. (2016). Women in Bristol, 1373-1660. In M. Dresser (Ed.), Women and the City: Bristol, 1373-2000, 15-44. Redcliffe Press

A discussion of the evidence for the lives of women in later medieval and early-modern Bristol, with specific reference to what can be learned from this of their interaction with men and their ability to influence the life of the town/city.

An ontology regulating privacy oriented access controls (2016)
Book Chapter
Rahmouni Boussi, H. (2016). An ontology regulating privacy oriented access controls. In Risks and Security of Internet and SystemsSpringer International Publishing Switzerland

Access Control is one of the essential and traditional security weapons of data protection. In open and complex environments such as the Internet or cloud computing, the decision to grant access to a resource must ensure a secure management with a s... Read More about An ontology regulating privacy oriented access controls.

'For the benefit of example': Crime scene executions in England, 1720-1830 (2015)
Book Chapter
Poole, S. (2015). 'For the benefit of example': Crime scene executions in England, 1720-1830. In R. Ward (Ed.), A Global History of Execution and the Criminal Corpse, 71-101. Palgrave Macmillan

Progressive accounts of the English encounter between capital punishment and modernity have made much of the abandonment c. 1783-1800 of lengthy processions to customary sites on urban peripheries and their replacement with drop systems on elevated p... Read More about 'For the benefit of example': Crime scene executions in England, 1720-1830.

The Maire of Bristowe Is Kalendar (2015)
Book
Fleming, P. (2015). M. Dresser, & R. Leech (Eds.), The Maire of Bristowe Is Kalendar. Bristol Record Society

An edition of part of this work, begun in 1478/9 in Bristol by the town clerk, Robert Ricart. This edition consists of a substantial introduction and other notes, together with extracts from the text and the illustrative material. It is designed to s... Read More about The Maire of Bristowe Is Kalendar.

The battles of Mortimer’s Cross and Second St. Albans: The regional dimension (2015)
Book Chapter
Fleming, P. (2015). The battles of Mortimer’s Cross and Second St. Albans: The regional dimension. In L. Clark (Ed.), The Fifteenth Century XIV: Essays Presented to Michael Hicks, 91-102. Boydell & Brewer

This article discusses two battles during the 15th-century Wars of the Roses from the point of view of strategy in the west of England and Anglo-Welsh Marches, and suggests that their outcome was crucial - and hitherto unappreciated - to the politica... Read More about The battles of Mortimer’s Cross and Second St. Albans: The regional dimension.

Yate (2015)
Book
Wallis, R. (2015). Yate. Institute of Historical Research

A comprehensive history of the parish of Yate from its earliest record to the present day. This work forms part of the Victoria History of Gloucestershire, and the first ‘VCH Short’ produced in the county.

Bristol and the end of empire: The consequences of the fall of Gascony (2015)
Book Chapter
Fleming, P. (in press). Bristol and the end of empire: The consequences of the fall of Gascony. In P. Crooks, D. Green, & W. M. Ormrod (Eds.), The Plantaganet Empire, 1259–1453 Proceedings of the 2014 Harlaxton Symposium, 369-381. Paul Watkins

A discussion of the economic, social and political consequences to Bristol of the final English loss of Gascony in 1453. The discussion considers the possibility that this event encouraged Bristol-based exploration of the Mediterranean and the Atlant... Read More about Bristol and the end of empire: The consequences of the fall of Gascony.

‘We do not come here...to inquire into grievances; we come here to decide law’: Prosecuting Swing in Norfolk and Somerset 1829-1832 (2010)
Journal Article
Wallis, R. (2010). ‘We do not come here...to inquire into grievances; we come here to decide law’: Prosecuting Swing in Norfolk and Somerset 1829-1832. Southern History, 32, 159-175

The repressive sentences handed down by the Special Commissions in the wake of the Swing disturbances, have somewhat eclipsed the prosecution of offenders at county quarter sessions and regular Assize courts. In neglecting this avenue of research, we... Read More about ‘We do not come here...to inquire into grievances; we come here to decide law’: Prosecuting Swing in Norfolk and Somerset 1829-1832.