Richard Allen

I am a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, a former Fulbright-Robertson Visiting Professor of British History at Westminster College, Missouri, and I am an Associate editor of The British Scholar Society.

My publications include Quaker Communities in Early Modern Wales: From Resistance to Respectability (2007), The Religious History of Wales: Religious Life and Practice from the Seventeenth Century to the Present Day (2013 – edited with David Ceri Jones, Aberystwyth University), Faith of Our Fathers: Popular Culture and Belief in Post-Reformation England, Ireland and Wales (2009 – edited with Joan Allen, Newcastle University), and Irelands of the Mind: Memory and Identity in Modern Irish Culture (2008 – edited with Stephen Regan, Durham University).

I am currently writing Welsh Quaker Emigrants and Colonial Pennsylvania, 1650–1776: Transatlantic Connections, co-authoring Quakers in the North East of England, 1650-1850: Identities, Networks and Discipline, and co-editing The Quakers, 1656–1722: The Evolution of an Alternative Community.

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