Course educators, Prof Scott Spurlock, Dr Neil McIntyre, Dr Lionel Glassey
Left: Prof Scott Spurlock, Top right: Dr Neil McIntyre, Bottom right: Dr Lionel Glassey

Meet the team

This course is brought to you by experts at the University of Glasgow.

They will introduce you to early modern Scottish history, the Church of Scotland, the extant records and the skills needed to read them.

Prof Scott Spurlock
Scott is Professor of Scottish and Early Modern Christianities. He specialises in Scottish religion, historical theology, religious networks and early modern colonialism. He has published widely on early modern Scotland and is regularly engaged with early modern Scottish documents.
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Find out more about Scott’s interests on the University of Glasgow website

Dr Neil McIntyre
Neil is an Early Career Researcher in Scottish History. His work focuses on the intellectual history of early modern Scotland. He has published on Presbyterian conventicles, the political thought of James Stewart of Goodtrees, and memories of the Covenanting revolution.
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Dr Lionel Glassey
Lionel is an Honorary Senior Research Fellow in History. He is best known for his research on the Restoration and Revolution periods in Britain. He has spent over four decades in the archives and is currently working on a critical edition of Gilbert Burnet’s History of My Own Time.
Find out more about Lionel’s interests on the University of Glasgow website

Jamie Kelly
Jamie is a doctoral candidate in Scottish History. His work focuses on the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge (SSPCK) and the history of education in the Highlands and Islands.
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Early Modern Scottish Palaeography: Reading Scotland's Records

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