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The Tichborne Dole (1671) by Gillis van Tilborch, public domain

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Every donation made to the Royal Historical Society is valuable for supporting the development of history as a discipline.


The Royal Historical Society is a learned society with charitable status. It receives no government funding and relies on income from membership subscriptions, sales of selected publications and voluntary donations. Your support enables us to continue our important work in representing, promoting, supporting, improving, and advocating for historians, and for historical scholarship and understanding.

Advocacy and support for History, in higher education and beyond, is now more important than ever. It’s vital that our discipline has a strong voice and reliable support. With your help, this is what the Royal Historical Society aims to provide: working for History and historians.

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