Dr Danae Tankard

Danae Tankard is a social and cultural historian, specialising in the 17th century and working predominantly on the county of Sussex. She is a Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Chichester. She is the author of two books Houses of the Weald and Downland: People and Houses of South-East England c.1300-1900 and Clothing in 17th-Century Provincial England, as well as an extensive range of scholarly articles. Her current research focuses on seventeenth-century Chichester, including the physical environment of the city (especially housing), its social structure, trade and government.