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View of Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight, etching by Wenceslas Hollar, 1643, British Museum Print Q, C.100

Portsmouth and the English Civil Wars

Dr Fiona McCall teaches a third year special subject on the British Civil Wars.  Below she looks at events in Portsmouth which give it a good claim to be considered the place where the Civil War broke out. Hampshire saw considerable action during the First Civil War (1642-6), being sandwiched between the area of Parliamentary […]

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History Research Seminars Autumn 2017

Every year, the History team at Portsmouth organise a series of research seminars that take place across the autumn and spring terms. Historians are invited from a range of institutions, both in Britain and abroad, to talk about their latest research projects. The subjects presented cover a broad historical timespan and offer insight into a diverse range […]

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Student Photography Competition – Winners Announced!

It gives us great pleasure to announce the winners of 2017’s student photography competition. We received over 40 entries and were blown away by the creativity and standard of these. There were so many which showed different and dynamic sides to Portsmouth and student life. We’d like to thank everyone who entered. The winners are […]

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