William Acres

- Assistant Professor

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PhD (University of Cambridge, 1992), FRHistS
Telephone: 519-661-3645
Email: wacres@uwo.ca
Office: HUC B134
Office Hours: by appointment


Research Interests

Professor Acres' current research is focused on "Breaking Trust and the New England Company at the Grand River Mission, 1827-1934" and "John Strype, New Histories and Old Religion, 1680-1737."


Selected Publications

  • "The Burghley Letters" Cambridge for the Royal Historical Society, 2017
  • "Exploring Religion" Oxford, 2014
  • Reviews: "Masques and interpretations" Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Drama.
  • "Burghley", Review for Seventeenth Century Conference Papers: Pacific Coast Conference in British Studies, 2001, Stanford.
  • "The Idea of Britain" " Frontiers of 'British' political culture, 1590-1603" American Historical Association, submitted, for San Francisco, January 2002.