Poster Image for Graphic Satire conference

Loyalty to the British Monarchs, c.1400-1688


BL Royal 19 A V, fol.1v


Wednesday 24 January 2018


8.45am - 5.00pm 


Machicado Suite, Willoughby Hall, University Park Campus


Free, but please register in advance.


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  • Dr David Appleby (University of Nottingham)
  • Emma Levitt (University of Huddersfield)
  • Wesley Correa (University of Oxford)
  • Michael A Heimos (St Cross College, Oxford)
  • Eleanor Hedger (University of Birmingham)
  • Effie Botonaki (Aristotle University, Thessaloniki)
  • Jamie Gianoutsos (Mount St Mary's University, Maryland)
  • Simon Lambe (University College London)
  • John Pagan (University of Richmond, Virginia)
  • James Harris (University of Oxford)
  • Audrey Thorstad (Bangor University)
  • Dustin M Neighbors (University of York)
  • Siobhan Keenan (De Montfort University, Leicester)
  • Andrew Lind (University of Glasgow)
  • Charlotte Young (Royal Holloway, University of London)
  • Edwin Sheffield (University of Glasgow)
  • Edward Legon (Historic Royal Palaces)
  • Daniella Gonzalez (Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, University of Kent)
  • Callum Watson (University of Edinburgh)
  • Richard Bullock (Nottingham Trent University)
  • Laura Doak (University of Glasgow)


Is this event for you?

This conference aims to explore ideas and images relating to all aspects of loyalty to the English and Scottish monarchs from the late-medieval period to the Glorious Revolution.

Themes include:

  • Royal propaganda and its efficacy
  • Subversion and disloyalty
  • The theory and expectations of loyalty
  • Loyalty and (civil) war
  • Expressions and manifestations of loyalty through visual and material culture

Conference essentials

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The University of Nottingham
University Park

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5151