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​Dr Colin Haydon is Associate Lecturer in Early Modern History. Before joining the History Department at Winchester, Colin was Open Exhibitioner at Jesus College, Oxford. After taking a first class Honours degree in Modern History, he became Senior Scholar there. He tutored at Jesus, The Queen's and Trinity Colleges, and at Greyfriars Hall, Oxford, and was awarded his Doctorate in 1985.



  • John Henry Williams (1747-1829) 'Political Clergyman': War, the French Revolution, and the Church of England (The Boydell Press, 2007)
  • Edited with William Doyle, Robespierre (Cambridge University Press, 1999)
  • Anti-Catholicism in Eighteenth-Century England c.1714-80 (Manchester University Press, 1994)
  • Edited with John Walsh and Stephen Taylor, The Church of England c.1689-c.1833: From Toleration to Tractarianism (Cambridge University Press, 1993)
  • Edited with Simon Barker, Winchester: History and Literature (Coward Press, York, 1991)

Selected articles/chapters

  • 'Consecration Sermons', in Keith A. Francis and William Gibson (eds), The Oxford Handbook of the British Sermon 1689-1901 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012), pp 305-21
  • 'Anti-Catholicism and Obscene Literature: The Case of Mrs Mary Catharine Cadiere and its Context', in Peter Clarke and Charlotte Methuen (eds), The Church and Literature, Studies in Church History 48 (Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2012), pp. 202-18
  • 'Eighteenth-Century English Anti-Catholicism: Contexts, Continuity, and Diminution', in John Wolffe (ed.), Protestant-Catholic conflict from the Reformation to the twenty-first century (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013), pp. 46-70
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