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MA (Cantab.)
Ph.D. (Cantab.)

Research interests

Early modern magic and its wider culture; Shakespeare and his environment; Tudor government in action; the 'Decline of Magic' problem

Professional affiliations

Fellow of the Royal Historical Society
Member of the American Historical Association
Member of the History of Science Society

Consultancy work

TV and Radio programmes about John Dee (1527-1609), alchemist, astrologer, angelic magician


Early modern history, especially magic and politics, historiography, comparative global history

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Research Output

The End of the Cambridge Connection

Parry, G., 2018, (Accepted/In press) The Cambridge Connection in Tudor England. Leiden: Brill, (St Andrews Studies in Reformation History).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

How Shakespeare Put Politics on the Stage: Power and Succession in the History Plays

Parry, G., Nov 2017, In : REVIEW OF ENGLISH STUDIES. 68, 287, p. 990-992

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

The Politics of Alchemy in Early Modern England

Parry, G., 2017, The Supernatural and Science. Edwards, K. (ed.). Palgrave Macmillan

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Catholicism and Tyranny in Shakespeare's Warwickshire

Smuts, M. (ed.) & Parry, G., Apr 2016, The Oxford Handbook of the Age of Shakespeare. Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 121-138 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter