Dr Robin Eagles

Current Research

Senior Research Fellow Lords 1660-1832

History of Parliament Research

My work at the History of Parliament concentrates on peers in the 'heart of England', principally those with interests in Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire and Warwickshire, and on members of the House of Lords engaged in diplomacy. Several were prominent in the Glorious Revolution, notably Thomas, 1st marquess of Wharton ('Honest Tom') and James Bertie, 1st earl of Abingdon. I have also worked on (most of) the members of the Whig Junto.

Research and Publications

My own research interests span the period 1688-1788. I am currently editing John Wilkes's later di