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Dr Anna French BA, PhD (Birmingham), FRHistS

Lecturer in Early Modern History History

    Publications

    Selected Publications

    1. Children of Wrath: Possession, Prophecy and the Young in Early Modern England (Book - 2015)
    2. ‘Disputed Words and Disputed Meanings: The Reformation of Baptism, Infant Limbo and Child Salvation in Early Modern England’ (Chapter - 2015)
    3. Early Modern Childhood: An Introduction (Book - 2018)

    2020

    Religion and the Body (Chapter)

    French, A. (2020). Religion and the Body. In S. Toulalan (Ed.), Early Modern Bodies. Routledge.

    2019

    ‘All things necessary for their saluation’? The Dedham Ministers and the ‘Puritan’ Baptism Debates (Chapter)

    French, A. (2019). ‘All things necessary for their saluation’? The Dedham Ministers and the ‘Puritan’ Baptism Debates. In L. Underwood, & T. Berner (Eds.), Childhood, Youth and Religious Minorities in Early Modern Europe. Palgrave Macmillan.

    2018

    Early Modern Childhood: An Introduction (Book)

    French, A. (2018). Early Modern Childhood: An Introduction. A. French (Ed.), Routledge.

    Early Modern Infancy (Chapter)

    French, A. (2018). Early Modern Infancy. In A. French (Ed.), Early Modern Childhood: An Introduction. Routledge.

    2016

    Children of wrath: Possession, prophecy and the young in early modern England (Book)

    French, A. (2015). Children of wrath: Possession, prophecy and the young in early modern England.

    2015

    Children of Wrath: Possession, Prophecy and the Young in Early Modern England (Book)

    French, A. (2015). Children of Wrath: Possession, Prophecy and the Young in Early Modern England. Farnham: Ashgate.

    ‘Disputed Words and Disputed Meanings: The Reformation of Baptism, Infant Limbo and Child Salvation in Early Modern England’ (Chapter)

    French, A. (2015). ‘Disputed Words and Disputed Meanings: The Reformation of Baptism, Infant Limbo and Child Salvation in Early Modern England’. In J. Willis (Ed.), Sin and Salvation in Early Modern England (pp. 157-172). Farnham: Ashgate.

    ‘Trembling and groaning depart’ (Journal article)

    French, A. (2015). ‘Trembling and groaning depart’. Theology, 118(5), 331-337. doi:10.1177/0040571x15588169

    DOI: 10.1177/0040571x15588169

    2013

    Raising Christian children in early modern England: Salvation, education and the family (Journal article)

    French, A. (2013). Raising Christian children in early modern England: Salvation, education and the family. Theology, 116(2), 93-102. doi:10.1177/0040571x12468990

    DOI: 10.1177/0040571x12468990

    2008

    Possession, Puritanism and Prophecy: Child Demoniacs and English Reformed Culture (Journal article)

    French, A. (2008). Possession, Puritanism and Prophecy: Child Demoniacs and English Reformed Culture. Reformation.