David Hayton

    David Hayton

    Emeritus Professor

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    David Hayton retired in 2014.  His research has covered many aspects of British and Irish history from the Restoration to the middle of the 18th century, with a concentration on political and religious themes. Before coming to Queen's in 1994 he worked for the History of Parliament Trust, editing its volumes on the House of Commons 1690-1715 and has recently completed a biography of one of the founders of the History, Sir Lewis Namier.    He is a Member of the Royal Irish Academy, serves as a member of the Irish Manuscripts Commission, and is currently co-editor of Parliamentary History.  Ongoing projects include a three-volume edition of the letters of the Brodrick family, c.1680-1728, the first volume of which will be published in 2019, and a study of Irish elections 1692-1768, for which he was awarded a Leverhulme Emeritus Fellowship.

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