Peter G. Lake headshot
Current Member

Peter G. Lake

Funding provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fund

Affiliation

Historical Studies

Field of Study

Early Modern English History

Home Institution

Vanderbilt University

Peter G. Lake is interested in the nature and impact of religious change and conflict in post-Reformation England. His most recent books are "Bad Queen Bess," "How Shakespeare Put Politics on the Stage," "Cheshire on the Eve of Civil War," and "Hamlet’s Choice." While at the Institute, he will work on a study of a family: the Moretons of Moreton Hall.

Dates at IAS

Member
School of Historical Studies
current
Member
School of Historical Studies

Degrees

Cambridge University
Ph.D.
1978

Appointments

Vanderbilt University
2008–2021
University Professor
Princeton University
1992–2008
Professor
University of London, RHBNC
1979–1992
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