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Dr Lucy Underwood

Lucy Underwood       Office:
H343, third floor of the Humanities Building Extension


Academic Profile

  • 2016-2020: Leverhulme Early Career Fellow for the project "Imagining Englands: Confessionalisation, Catholicism and National Identity after the English Reformation", University of Warwick
  • 2014-2016: Undergraduate Supervisor, Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge
  • 2014-2015: History Lecturer, Angela Ruskin University
  • 2013-2013: Postdoctoral Fellow, Centre for Catholic Studies, University of Durham
  • 2012-2013: Lecturer, Univeristy of Cambridge History Summer School
  • 2008-2011: PhD, thesis title "Childhood, Youth and Catholicism in England, c.1558-1660", Magdalene College, University of Cambridge
  • 2007-2008: MPhil in Theology and Religious Studies (Church History), Magdalene College, University of Cambridge
  • 2002-2005: BA in History and English, Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford



Childhood, Youth, and Religious Dissent in Post-Reformation England

  • 'Persuading the queen’s majesty’s subjects from their allegiance: treason, reconciliation and confessional identity in Elizabethan England', in Historical Research 89:244 (May 2016)
  • Childhood, Youth and Religious Dissent in Post-Reformation England (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014)
  • 'Catechesis, socialisation and play in a Catholic household, c.1660: the 'Children's Exercises' from the Blundell papers', in Studies in Church History 50 (2014) pp.
  • 'Recusancy and the Rising Generation', Recusant History 31:4 (October 2013) pp.511-33
  • 'Youth, Religious Identity and Autobiography at the English Colleges in Rome and Valladolid, 1592-1685', Historical Journal, 55:2 (June 2012) pp.349-74
  • Contributed two articles to Treasures of Ushaw College: Durham's Hidden Gem edited by James E. Kelly (London, 2015)