John Morrill (historian)

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John Morrill FBA (born 1946) is a British historian. He specialises in the political, religious, social and cultural histories of early-modern Britain.[1]

He was educated at Altrincham Grammar School for Boys in Cheshire. He is Professor of British and Irish history at Cambridge University, Fellow of Selwyn College, Cambridge, and a Fellow of the British Academy.[2] According to the BBC he was President of the Cromwell Association, "a body that seeks to promote public knowledge about and interest in Cromwell and his age" for 10 years.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Morrill serves as a deacon in the Roman Catholic Church



  1. ^ Profile at Cambridge University website
  2. ^ Professor John Morrill, Cambridge University, retrieved 15 May 2012 
  3. ^ BBC interview

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