Publications

I write for academic and popular audiences. This page presents some highlights from my recent publications.
A full list can be found here

NEW BOOK:
TUDOR LIVELINESS
Vivid Art in Post-Reformation England

Out with Paul Mellon Centre / Yale University Press in Spring 2023

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The Prattling Paintings of Renaissance England
Apollo Magazine
June 2021
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'Lively Limning: Presence in Portrait Miniatures and John White’s Images of the New World'
British Art Studies Journal online.
September 2020
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Portraits of Elizabeth I: Fashioning the Virgin Queen
Smart History, online.
August 2020
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'Seeing is Believing'
Index of Evidence, online.
June 2020
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Renaissance Remixed: a surreal video game takes a sideways look at art history
Apollo Magazine, online.
May 2020
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Hilary Mantel and Tudor Art
Apollo Magazine, online.
April 2020
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Commentary on 'Jeremiah 4'
Visual Commentary on Scripture, online, ed. Ben Quash and Jennifer Sliwka.
April 2020
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Painted as a Villain - How the Tudors Regarded Richard III
Apollo Magazine, online.
October 2019
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'Facial Recognition': feature about portrait miniatures by Hilliard and Oliver
Apollo, CLXXXIX, no.673, pp.134-139.
March 2019
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'it seemeth to be the thing itsefe': Directness and Intimacy in Nicholas Hilliard’s Portrait Miniatures’

Études Épistémè, no.36, special issue on early modern miniatures
2019

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‘Tudor Time Machines: Clocks and Watches in British Portraits, c.1530-c.1630’
Renaissance Studies, vol. 33 no. 2, pp. 239-266.
May 2019
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Guide to St Vincent's Parish Church, Caythorpe, Lincolnshire
(Heritage Lincolnshire: Lincoln, 2017)
ISBN: 9780948639678

Winner of the Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology's Flora Murray Award for Excellence, 2017

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Nine catalogue entries in C Macleod, Elizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard and Oliver
National Portrait Gallery, London
2019

Including 'Young Man Among Roses'; George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland; Thomas Bodley; Christopher Hatton; Lady in Masque Costume (Flora).