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About Lauren Johnson

Lauren Johnson is an author and historian. Her debut novel The Arrow of Sherwood (Pen & Sword Ficiton) is an origin story of Robin Hood, and her first non-fiction, a history of the year 1509, will be published by Head of Zeus in 2016. You can follow her on twitter here, and her website is here.

Articles by Lauren Johnson

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Clare Sambrook

Clare Sambrook, investigative journalist, co-edits Shine a Light.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Documenting women’s lives: mothers' names on marriage certificates

In England and Wales in the twenty-first century we continue to perpetuate a system that writes women out of our collective history, and we are all poorer for it.

Jack the Ripper, 'interesting history', and masculine violence

The opening of a Jack the Ripper Museum was not only insulting in how it seemed to glorify the murder of women – it was a disservice to all of us interested in local history and inclusive explorations of our past.

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