Paul Griffiths (NHC Fellow, 2002–03)
Petty Crime, Policing, and Punishment in London, 1545-1660
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Fellowship Work Summary, 2002–03
Paul Griffiths wrote the introduction and six chapters of his book Lost Londons: Crime, Control, and Change in the Capital City, 1545-1660 (under contract with Cambridge University Press); "Introduction: Punishing the English," for Punishing the English: Essays on Penal Practice and Penal Culture, 1500-1900, a volume he is editing with Simon Devereaux (Palgrave Press, forthcoming, 2004); and an essay, "Meanings of Crime in London, 1545-1660." He is the associate editor for the Dictionary of Early Modern Europe (Charles Scribner's Sons, forthcoming, 2004) and served as an academic advisor for the BBC series, "Seven Ages of Britain."