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Dr Daniel Patterson

History Research Fellow

Daniel Patterson is a social and cultural historian of early modern Britain and Ireland. His primary interests are in historical life-writing, representations of ‘everyday life’, social status and identity, and gender history. After earning his PhD at Queen’s University Belfast in 2018, Daniel served as a Research Fellow on the Leverhulme Trust funded project, Autobiographical Acts in Seventeenth-century England, Wales, Scotland, and New England, based at the University of Huddersfield. He is the editor of The Diary of George Lloyd (1642–1718), published for the Royal Historical Society’s Camden Series by Cambridge University Press. Daniel has also published articles on representations of ‘clock time’ and temporalities in early modern diaries, pauper petitions as ‘autobiographical’ narratives, and on the evidence of Chancery depositions in social and cultural history.