Bellany, Alastair

Alastair Bellany is an historian of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century British culture and politics now working on a new project, tentatively titled “Looking for the Little Ice Age”, that explores climate history and climate change in late medieval and early modern Europe, the relationship between historical methodology and paleoclimatic science, and the challenges and ethics of writing climate history in an age of climate crisis. His undergraduate course, “Histories of the Little Ice Age”, was launched in the Fall of 2020. 


Bellany, A., & Cogswell, T. (2015). The Murder of King James I. Yale University Press.

Bellany, A., & McRae, Andrew. (2005). Early Stuart Libels: An Edition of Poetry from Manuscript Sources. 

Bellany, A. (2002). The Politics of Court Scandal in Early Modern England: News Culture and the Overbury Affair, 1603-1660. Cambridge University Press.

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