Mary Erler's Research Featured in History Today Magazine

Tudor-era figure Thomas Cromwell, the hero of Hilary Mantel's historical novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, is now the center of two new Royal Shakespeare Company plays which opened recently in Stratford. The real-life friendship between Cromwell and an abbess during the English Reformation is explored in a recent History Today article by Fordham English Professor Mary Erler. The article is drawn from Professor Erler’s major new book Reading and Writing During the Dissolution: Monks, Friars, and Nuns (Cambridge University Press, 2013).

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