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Ruth Imeson

Research Student,


Research Summary

Current Status PhD (part-time) - currently registered

Research Topic A Scholarly Edition of Selected Works of the English Librarian Richard James (1591-1638)

Research Summary Richard James was librarian to one of early modern England's most significant private libraries, that of Sir Robert Cotton. However, James' experiences as a travel writer, linguist, poet and cleric have been neglected. This project will produce scholarly editions of three of James' original manuscripts, thus revealing new information about his life and networks.

Research Supervisors

Dr Joanna Martin

Dr Jem Bloomfield

Dr Alison Bumke

Additional Information I am a qualified archivist and the manager of Nottinghamshire Archives.

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