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Patrician landscapes and the picturesque in Nottinghamshire c.1750-c.1850 (2015)
Journal Article
Gaunt, R. A. (2015). Patrician landscapes and the picturesque in Nottinghamshire c.1750-c.1850. Rural History, 26(2), doi:10.1017/S0956793315000023

This article considers the Dukeries estates of north Nottinghamshire in the hey-day of aristocratic power and prestige, from the mid-Georgian to the mid-Victorian period. It poses a contrast between visitors’ impressions of the area as one of constan... Read More

Peel's other repeal: the Test and Corporation Acts, 1828 (2014)
Journal Article
Gaunt, R. A. (2014). Peel's other repeal: the Test and Corporation Acts, 1828. Parliamentary History, 33(1), doi:10.1111/1750-0206.12096. ISSN 0264-2824

This article considers Robert Peel’s role in the repeal of the Test and Corporation Acts in 1828. Traditionally overshadowed by the larger campaign to secure catholic emancipation in 1829, the repeal legislation assumes importance in Peel’s political... Read More

Nottinghamshire and the Great Peace: reflections on the end of the Napoleonic Wars, 1814-1815
Journal Article
Gaunt, R. A. Nottinghamshire and the Great Peace: reflections on the end of the Napoleonic Wars, 1814-1815. Midland History, 41(1), doi:10.1080/0047729X.2016.1159856. ISSN 0047-729X

This article explores Nottingham’s ambivalent attitude to the battle of Waterloo, which concluded hostilities between England and France in June 1815. It poses a contrast between Nottingham’s muted reaction to Waterloo and the town’s exuberant commem... Read More