Courtney MacPhee

Courtney MacPhee is a PhD candidate in History at Stanford University where she studies British history from the 15th century to the present. Her research focuses primarily on religious and political history of the 17th century, especially the English Civil Wars and Interregnum. In her work, she has investigated the political and extra-legal uses of the London Bridewell, the politics of 17th century millenarian sectarians, and early modern British apocalypticism. Her dissertation research examines the political implications of radical sectarian eschatology during the late 1640s and 1650s.