Exact Journals? English Newsbooks in the Civil War and Interregnum

This article examines the phenomenal growth in production and role of newsbook journals between 1640-1660 in the UK.

Exact Journals? English Newsbooks in the Civil War and Interregnum*

Martyn Bennett Loughborough University

The birth of the weekly newspaper in England came in 1622, with the publication of The Weekly News under the editorship of Nathaniel Butter. This...