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Biography

Dr Sarah Bastow is the subject area leader for History. Sarah teaches on a range of history courses, but is a specialist in medieval and early modern history. Sarah's research interests are in the field of the religious history of England and Europe in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and this is reflected in her teaching interests.

She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and the Royal Historical Society and has a PGCE in post compulsory education.

She teaches on various modules at all undergraduate levels and supervises post graduate students. Sarah is one of a team of staff who teaches on the first year module  ‘Britons Aboard’, which covers 1500-2000. This module focuses on examining how the people of the British Isles have interacted with other nations. She leads the year two module ‘Reformation and Revolution’.  This covers the social and political history of Tudor and Stuart England. This makes extensive use of primary source materials. Her third year special subject module allows students to make an in-depth study of the reign of Elizabeth I.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Catholic history
  • Reformation
  • gender history
  • Edwin Sandys
  • Recusancy
  • Early Modern History
  • Northern History
  • Elizabethan
  • Tudor
  • religious history of early modern era
  • Catholic women
  • Early modern rebellion
  • Pilgrimage of Grace
  • 1569 Rebellion

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Elizabethan Age Arts & Humanities
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Sermons Arts & Humanities
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Research Output 2001 2019

Edwin Sandys and the Reform of English Religion

Bastow, S. L., 29 Aug 2019, 1 ed. New York & Abingdon: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group. 214 p. (Routledge Research in Early Modern History)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Elizabethan Age
Religion
Early Modern England
Worcester
Edwardian Era

Defending the Faith: John Jewel and the Elizabethan Church

Ranson, A. (ed.), Gazal, A. (ed.) & Bastow, S. (ed.), Nov 2018, Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania State University Press. 352 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Faith
Jewel
Elizabethan Age
Reformation
Reformer

Edwin Sandys and the Defence of the Faith

Bastow, S., Nov 2018, Defending the Faith: John Jewel and the Church of England. Ranson, A., Gazal, A. & Bastow, S. (eds.). Penn State University Press, p. 224-241 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Faith
Worcester
1580s
Elizabethan Age
Enemy

The Piety of Thomas Meynell: 'no thinge was spared how holy soever it was'

Bastow, S., 23 Nov 2017, In : Reading Medieval Studies. XLIII, p. 29-54 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Sin and Salvation in the sermons of Edwin Sandys: ‘Be this sin against the Lord far from me, that I should cease to pray for you’

Bastow, S., 2015, Sin and Salvation in Reformation England. Routledge

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
Salvation
Sermons

Activities 2012 2018

  • 4 Organising a conference, workshop, ...
  • 3 Oral presentation

Heroic narratives in the Age of Reformation

Sarah Bastow (Speaker)
30 Aug 20181 Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

The Material Culture of Religious Change and Continuity - 1400-1600

Sarah Bastow (Organiser), Katherine Lewis (Organiser)
11 Apr 201712 Apr 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

Catholic Male Piety in Post-Reformation England

Sarah Bastow (Speaker)
14 Sep 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Transforming Male Devotional Practices

Sarah Bastow (Organiser)
16 Sep 201517 Sep 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

Defending the Faith Conference

Sarah Bastow (Organiser)
16 Sep 201417 Sep 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

Press / Media

The Northern Rebellion of 1569

Sarah Bastow

1/11/11

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment