Ian Archer


Ian W. Archer has, since 1991, been associate professor of history at Keble College, Oxford. He is the author of numerous books and articles on early modern London, including The Pursuit of Stability: Social Relations in Elizabethan London (1991) and The History of the Haberdashers’ Company (1991). He has written several essays on Stow’s Survey of London and was one of the directors of the Holinshed Project, which produced a parallel text electronic edition of the two versions of Holinshed’s Chronicles; with Paulina Kewes and Felicity Heal, he co-edited The Oxford Handbook of Holinshed’s Chronicles (2013). Most recently he has edited (with Derek Keene) a less well known perambulation of London by L. Grenade, The Singularities of London, 1578 (London Topographical Society, 2014). Other publications relate to poverty, popular politics, taxation, theatre regulation, and civic pageantry in early modern London.

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