One Lost Stone References

Newman, J. (2019) Nearly The New World. New York: Berghan.

English, British and Sephardi Jewish history, general

Blunt, John Elijah, A History of the Establishment and Residence of the Jews in England; with an Enquiry into their Civil Disabilities (London: Saunders and Benning, 1830), 

Endelman,Todd M, The Jews of Britain, 1656-2000 (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002)

Enriques, H S Q, ‘The Jews and the English Law. IV’, The Jewish Quarterly Review, vol. 14(4) (1902): 653-697, DOI: 10.2307/1450555, 

Gubbay, Lucien and Levy, Abraham, The Sephardim: their glorious tradition from the Babylonian exile to the present day (London: Carnell, 1992)

Hyamson, Albert M, The Sephardim of England: A History of the Spanish and Portuguese Jewish Community 1492-1951 (London: Methuen & Co, 1951; reprinted as volume 3 of Routledge Library Edition: Jewish history and identity, 2020)

Katz, David S, The Jews in the History of England, 1485-1850 (Oxford: Clarendon, 1994)

Langham, Raphael, The Jews of Britain: a Chronology (Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan, 2005)

Online resources:

Bibliography of Anglo-Jewish History 

Caminos de Sefarad (‘Routes of Sepharad’), in Spanish, 

Foundation for the Advancement of Sephardic Studies and Culture, 

Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain (note: this runs a Dutch and Sephardi special interest group), 

Jewish Historical Society of England, 

Medieval Hebrew Poetry (this site is heavily focused on poetry from Spain), 

Nations between Empires, 

Sephardi Voices UK, 

The Sephardic Diaspora (a Facebook group for people interested in the history and genealogy of the descendants of Spanish and Portuguese Jews and New Christians), 

English Jewish history, the Middle Ages

Abrahams, Israel, Jewish Life in the Middle Ages (London: Macmillan, 1896)

Dobson, Barrie, ‘The Role of Jewish Women in Medieval England (Presidential Address), Studies in Church History, vol. 29 (Christianity and Judaism) (1992): 145-168, 

Goldy, Charlotte Newman, ‘A thirteenth century Anglo-Jewish woman crossing boundaries: visible and invisible’, Journal of Medieval History, vol. 34 (2) (1992): 130-145, 

McCulloh, John, ‘Jewish Ritual Murder: William of Norwich, Thomas of Monmouth and the Early Dissemination of the Myth’, Speculum, vol. 72(3) (1997): 698-740, 

Mundill, Robin, ‘Banishment from the Edge of the World: the Jewish Experience of Expulsion from England 1290’, in Expulsion and Diaspora Formation: Religious and Ethnic Identities in Flux from Antiquity to the Seventeenth Century, ed. John Tolan (Turnhout: Brepols, 2015), 85-101, 

Mundill, Robin, ‘The Jews in England, 1272-1290’, doctoral thesis, University of St Andrews (1988), 

Waterman, Hilary. ‘Licoricia of Winchester, Jewish Widow and Medieval Financier’, JStor Daily, 28 October 2015, 

English Jewish history, expulsion to readmission

Abrahams, Lionel, ‘Menasseh ben Israel’s Mission to Oliver Cromwell’, The Jewish Quarterly Review, 14(1) (1901): 1-25, DOI: 10.2307/1450525,   

Adler, Jonathan, ‘“Jessey the Educator” and “Jessey the Jew”: Henry Jessey, Hebraism, and Puritan pedagogy in seventeenth-century England’, Jewish Historical Studies, vol. 47(1) (2015): 105-136, 

Ben Israel, Menasseh, Menasseh Ben Israel’s Mission to Oliver Cromwell. Being a reprint of the pamphlets published by Menasseh Ben Israel to promote the re-admission of the Jews to England 1649-1656, edited with an introduction and notes by Lucien Wolf (London: Jewish Historical Society of England, 1901)

Ben Israel, Menasseh, To His Highnesse the Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland; the humble addresses of Menasseh Ben Israel… in behalf of the Jewish Nation (London, 1655)

Cartwright, Johanna and Ebenezer, The Petition of the Jewes For the Repealing of the Act of Parliament for their banishment out of England (London: for George Roberts, 1649)

Barbara Coulton, ‘Cromwell and the ‘readmission’ of the Jews’, Cromwelliana (2001), 

Dury, John, A case of conscience, whether it be lawful to admit Jews into a Christian common-wealth? Resolved by Mr John Dury: written to Samuel Hartlib, esquire (London, 1656)

Hessayon, Ariel, From Expulsion (1290) to Readmission (1656): Jews in England, lecture delivered at the Annual conference of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain on 29 October 2006 and at Goldsmiths, University of London on 6 December 2006, 

Hessayon, Ariel, ‘Jews and crypto-Jews in sixteenth and seventeenth century England’, Cromohs: Cyber Review of Modern Historiography, vol. 16 (2011): 1-26, 

Hirsch, Brett D, ‘Jewish Questions in Robert Wilson’s The Three Ladies of London’, Early Theatre, vol. 19(1) (2016): 37-56, DOI: 10.2307/90018270, 

Jessey, Henry, A narrative of the late proceeds at White-hall, concerning the Jews (London, 1656)

Katz, David S, ‘Edmund Gayton’s Anti-Jewish Poem Addressed to Menasseh Ben Israel, 1656’, The Jewish Quarterly Review, 71(4) (1981): 239-250, DOI: 10.2307/1454616, 

Katz, David S, Philo-semitism and the readmission of the Jews to England: 1603-1655 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1982)

Kohler, Max J, ‘Dr. Rodrigo Lopez, Queen Elizabeth’s Jewish Physician, and His Relations to America’, Publications of the American Jewish Historical Society, vol. 17 (1909): 9-25, 

Osterman, Nathan, ‘The Controversy over the Proposed Readmission of the Jews to England (1655)’, Jewish Social Studies, vol. 3(3) (1941): 301-328, DOI: 10.2307/4464425, 

Prynne, William, A Short Demurrer to the Jewes Long discontinued barred Remitter into England (London, 1656),;view=fulltext 

Saltman, Avrom, The Jewish question in 1655: studies in Prynne’s Demurrer (Ramat-Gan: Bar-Ilan Univ. Press, 1995)

Schorsch, Ismar, ‘From Messianism to Realpolitik: Menasseh Ben Israel and the Readmission of the Jews to England’, Proceedings of the American Academy for Jewish Research, vol. 45 (1978): 187-208, DOI: 10.2307/3622313, 

Tillotson, Jonathan M, The Whitehall Conference of 1655 and the Readmission of the Jews to England, MA dissertation, Durham University (1997)

Trill, Susan, ‘Feminism versus Religion: Towards a Re-Reading of Aemilia Lanyer’s Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum’, Renaissance and Reformation / Renaissance et Réforme, new series vol. 25(4) (2002), 67-80, DOI: 10.2307/43445387, 

Wolf, Lucien, ‘Crypto-Jews under the Commonwealth’, Transactions (Jewish Historical Society of England), vol. 1 (1893-1894): 55-88, DOI: 10.2307/29777549, 

English and British Jewish history, after readmission

Anonymous, ‘From Lisbon to Goodman’s Fields’, Survey of London – Histories of Whitechapel, 18 February 2018, 

Barnett, Lionel D, ‘El Libro de los Acuerdos’, being the records and accompts of the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue of London from 1663 to 1681 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1931)

Barnett, R D, ‘Diplomatic Aspects of the Sephardic Influx from Portugal in the Early Eighteenth Century’, Transactions & Miscellanies (Jewish Historical Society of England), vol. 25 (1973-1975): 210-221, DOI: 10.2307/29778843,

Barnett, R D, ‘Mr Pepys’ contacts with the Spanish and Portuguese Jews of London’, Jewish Historical Studies, vol. 29 (1982-1986): 27-33, DOI: 10.2307/29779807, 

Barnett, R D, ‘The burial register of Spanish and Portuguese Jews, London 1657-1735’, Miscellanies (Jewish Historical Society of England), vol. 6 (1962): 1-72, DOI: 10.2307/29777128, 

Barnett, R D, ‘The Correspondence of the Mahamad of the Spanish and Portuguese Congregation of London during the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries’, Transactions (Jewish Historical Society of England), vol. 20 (1959-1961): 1-50, DOI: 10.2307/29777965, 

Collins, Lydia, The Sephardim of Manchester: pedigrees and pioneers (West Didsbury: Shaare Hayim, 2006)

Endelman, Todd M, The Jews of Georgian England,1714-1830: Tradition and Change in a Liberal Society (Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1999)

Fraser, Antonia, ‘Cromwell, Charles II and the Jews’, European Judaism: A Journal for the New Europe, vol. 14(2) (1980-1981): 19-24, DOI: 10.2307/41442698, 

Gaster, Moses, History of the Ancient Synagogue of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews – Written Specially to Celebrate the Two-Hundredth Anniversary of its Inauguration 1701-1901 (London, 1901)

Kaplan, Yosef, ‘The Abduction of a Girl in Order to Marry Her and Other Clandestine Marriages in the Sephardic Community of London in the Early Eighteenth Century’, in Portuguese Jews, New Christians, and ‘New Jews’, eds. Claude B. Stuczynski and Bruno Feitler (Brill, 2018), 385-398, 

Kaufmann, David, ‘Four of the Oldest Epitaphs after the Resettlement of the Jews in England’, The Jewish Quarterly Review, vol. 1(2) (1889): 89-94, DOI: 10.2307/1450318, 

Lieberman, Julia R, ‘Few Wealthy and Many Poor: The London Sephardi Community in the Eighteenth-Century’, Ler História, vol. 74 (Judeus portugueses na Europa e nas Caraíbas, séculos XVII-XVIII) (2019): 41-61, 

Matar, N I, ‘The Idea of the Restoration of the Jews in English Protestant Thought, 1661-1701’, The Harvard Theological Review, vol. 78(1/2) (1985): 115-148, DOI: 10.2307/1509596, 

Samuel, Wilfred S, ‘Carvajal and Pepys’, Miscellanies (Jewish Historical Society of England), vol. 2 (1935): 24-29, DOI: 10.2307/29777075, 

Samuel, Wilfred S, ‘The Jews of London and the Great Plague (1665)’, Miscellanies (Jewish Historical Society of England), vol. 3 (1937): 7-15, DOI: 10.2307/29777091, 

Shindler, Colin, ‘Even at the height of the Great Plague, Anglo-Jewry kept its synagogues open’, Jewish Chronicle (6 May 2020), 

Wolf, Lucien, ‘Maria Fernandez De Carvajal’, Miscellanies (Jewish Historical Society of England), vol.1 (1925): xviii-xx, DOI: 10.2307/29777059, 

Wolf, Lucien, ‘The first English Jew’, Transactions (Jewish Historical Society of England), vol. 2 (1894): 14-46, DOI: DOI: 10.2307/2977756,

Woolf, Maurice, ‘Foreign Trade of London Jews in the 17th century’, Transactions & Miscellanies (Jewish Historical Society of England), vol. 24 (1970-1973): 38-58, DOI: 10.2307/29778801, 

Archival material held at the London Metropolitan Archive (LMA):

Spanish and Portuguese Jews’ Congregation, Abstracts of the Ketubot or marriage-contracts of the Congregation from earliest times until 1837 with index, ed. Lionel D Barnett (The Board of Elders of the Congregation, 1949, Bevis Marks Records part II) (60.58 SPA) 

Spanish and Portuguese Jews’ Congregation and Jewish Historical Society of England, Abstracts of the Ketubot or marriage – contracts and of the civil marriage registers of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews’ Congregation for the period 1837-1901, with an introduction and an index by G.H. Whitehill (The Congregation and the Society, 1973, Bevis Marks Records part III) (60.58 SPA) 

Spanish and Portuguese Jews’ Congregation and Jewish Historical Society of England, The circumcision register of Isaac and Abraham de Paiba 1715-1775 … transcribed, translated and edited … by the late R D Barnett … together with a supplement including a record of circumcisions 1679-1699, marriages 1679-1689 and some female births 1679-1699, compiled by Miriam Rodrigues Pereira (The Congregation and the Society, 1991, Bevis Marks Records part IV) (60.58 SPA) 

Spanish and Portuguese Jews’ Congregation, The birth register (1767-1881) of the Spanish & Portuguese Jews’ Congregation, London, together with the circumcision registers of Elias Lindo (1767-1785), David Abarbanel Lindo (1803-1820), Solomon Almosnino (1815-1827), David Buenode Mesquita (1855-1869) … and including the Jewish births (1701-1763) in the 18th century register books of the College of Arms, transcribed and edited … by Miriam Rodrigues Pereira and Chloe Loewe  (The Congregation, 1993, Bevis Marks Records part V) (60.58 SPA) 

Spanish and Portuguese Jews’ Congregation, The burial register (1733-1918) of the Novo (New) Cemetery of the Spanish & Portuguese Jews’ Congregation London (with some later entries), transcribed and edited by Miriam Rodrigues-Pereira with assistance from Raphael Loewe and David Nunes Vaz (The Congregation, 1997, Bevis Marks Records part VI) (60.58 SPA)

Jewish Historical Society of England, The burial register of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews, London 1657-1735, transcribed by R D Barnett in Miscellanies of the Jewish Historical Society of England Part VI, The Society, 1962 (P20.177 JEW)

Declarations of Aliens Forms, 19 Dec 1803 –  15 September 1813, 1 Volume (LMA/4521/A/01/18/006 )

Full catalogue of all material held at LMA for the Spanish and Portuguese Jews’ Congregation, 

Archival material held at John Rylands Library, University of Manchester:

Sterk, Aron, A Descriptive Handlist of the Spanish and Portuguese Manuscripts in the Gaster Collection of the John Rylands University Library (Gaster MS 1580 – MS 1607)

Sephardi history – Spain, Portugal and exile

Alpert, Michael, Crypto-Judaism and the Spanish inquisition (Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan, 2001)

Anonymous, Edict of the Expulsion of the Jews (The Alhambra Decree, 1492), translated by Edward Peters, Foundation for the Advancement of Sephardic Studies and Culture, 

Bodian, Miriam, ‘Behind Closed Doors: A Dominican Friar’s “Debate” with a Dutch Jew, from the Records of an Inquisition Trial, Lisbon, 1645-1647’, Jewish Studies Quarterly, vol. 21(4) (2014): 362-390, DOI: 10.2307/24751789, 

Bodian, Miriam, ‘In the Cross-Currents of the Reformation: Crypto-Jewish Martyrs of the Inquisition 1570-1670’, Past & Present, vol. 176 (2002): 66-104, DOI: 10.2307/3600727, 

Bush, Andrew, ‘After expulsion: 1492 and the making of Sephardic Jewry / Double diaspora in Sephardic literature: Jewish cultural production before and after 1492’, Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies, vol. 18 (2017): 215-222, 

Frade, Florbela Veiga, ‘Portuguese “Conversas” Home Circle: The Women’s Role in the Diffusion of Jewish Customs and Traditions (16th and 17th centuries)’, El Prezente – Studies in Sephardi Culture, vol. 3 (2009): 63-82

Graizbord, David L, ‘Inquisitorial Ideology at Work in an Auto De Fe, 1680: Religion in the Context of Proto-Racism’, Journal of Early Modern History, vol. 10(4) (2006): 331-360, 

Graizbord, David L, ‘Philosemitism in Late Sixteenth- and Seventeenth- Century Iberia: Refracted Judeophobia?’, The Sixteenth Century Journal,  vol. 38 (3) (2007): 657-682, DOI: 10.2307/20478482, 

Graizbord, David L, ‘Religion and Ethnicity among “Men of the Nation”: Toward a Realistic Interpretation’, Jewish Social Studies, new series vol. 15(1) (2008): 32-65, DOI: 10.2307/40207033, 

Kaplan, Yosef, ‘Discipline, Dissent and Communal Authority in the Western Sephardic Diaspora’, in The Cambridge History of Judaism: Volume 7, The Early Modern World, 1500–1815, eds. Jonathan Karp and Adam Sutcliffe (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018): 378-406

Kaplan, Yosef (ed.), Religious Changes and Cultural Transformations in the Early Modern Western Sephardi Communities (Leiden & Boston: Brill, 2019)

Martínez-Dávila, Roger L,  Díaz, Josef  and Hart Ron D, Fractured faiths: Spanish Judaism, the inquisition, and new world identities / Las fes fracturadas : el judaísmo español, la inquisición y identidades nuevo mundiales (Albuquerque: Fresco Books, 2016)

Pastore, Stefania, ‘False Trials and Jews with Old-Fashioned Names: Converso Memory in Toledo’, La corónica: A Journal of Medieval Hispanic Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, vol. 41(1) (2012): 235-262, DOI:10.1353/cor.2012.0034 

Perelis, Ronnie, ‘Prison Revelations and Jailhouse Encounters: Inquisitorial Prisons as Places of Judaizing Activism and Cross-Cultural Exchange’, in Religious Changes and Cultural Transformations in the Early Modern Western Sephardic Communities, ed. Yosef Kaplan (Leiden & Boston: Brill, 2019): 137-153, handle/20.500.12657/37822/9789004392489_webready_content_text.pdf?sequence=1#page=176 

Ray, Jonathan, ‘Images of the Jewish community in medieval Iberia’, Journal of Medieval Iberian Studies, vol. 1(2) (2009): 195-211, 

Ray, Jonathan, ‘The reconquista and the Jews: 1212 from the perspective of Jewish history’, Journal of Medieval History, vol. 40(2) (2014): 159-175, 

Samuel, Edgar, ‘António Fernandes Carvajal’s grandmother’, Jewish Historical Studies, vol. 43 (2011): 51-57, DOI: 10.2307/29780145, 

Schorsch, Jonathan, ‘Revisiting Blackness, Slavery, and Jewishness in the Early Modern Sephardic Atlantic’, in Religious Changes and Cultural Transformations in the Early Modern Western Sephardi Communities, ed. Yosef Kaplan (Leiden & Boston: Brill, 2019): 512-540, 

Silvério Lima, Luis Filip, ‘Prophetical hopes, New World experiences and imperial expectations: Menasseh Ben Israel, Antônio Vieira, Fifth-Monarchy Men, and the millenarian connections in the seventeenth-century Atlantic’, Anais de Historia de Alem-Mar, vol. 17 (2016): 359-408, 

Soyer, Francois, ‘The recycling of an anti-Semitic conspiracy theory into an anti-Morisco one in Early Modern Spain: the myth of El Vengador, the serial-killer doctor’, eHumanista Conversos, vol. 4 (2016): 233-254, 

Culture, literature and traditions

Anonymous, The Jewish manual; or practical information in Jewish and Modern cookery, edited by a Lady (London: T&W Boone, 1846)

Beaver, Adam G, ‘Nebuchadnezzar’s Jewish Legions: Sephardic Legends’ Journey from Biblical Polemic to Humanist History’, in After Conversion: Iberia and the Emergence of Modernity, ed. Mercedes García-Arenal (Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2016): 21-65, 

Bunis, David M, ‘The Changing Faces of Sephardic Identity as Reflected in Judezmo Sources’, Neue Romania, vol. 40 (2011): 45-75

Bunis, David M, ‘”Jewishness” as a Criterion for the Classification of Languages: The Case of the Languages of the Sephardim’, Hispania Judaica Bulletin, vol. 12 (2016): 1-58

Feuer, Lewis S, ‘Francis Bacon and the Jews: Who was the Jew in the “New Atlantis”?’, Jewish Historical Studies, vol. 29 (1982-1986): 1-25, DOI: 10.2307/29779806, 

Galchinsky, Michael, ‘Grace Aguilar’s Correspondence’, Jewish Culture and History, vol. 2(1) (1999): 88-110, 

Mitchell, Bruce, ‘Language Usage in Anglo-Sephardi Jewry: An Historical Overview of Spanish, Portuguese and Judoo-Spanish in England from the Expulsion to the Present Day’, European Judaism, vol. 3(1) (2000): 99-108,   

Rauschenbach, Sina, ‘Mediating Jewish Knowledge: Menasseh ben Israel and the Christian Respublica litteraria, Jewish Quarterly Review, vol. 102(4) (2012): 561-588, DOI: 10.1353/jqr.2012.0032

Tan, Aylen Öney, ‘Empanadas with Turkish Delight or Borekitas de Lokum? The Sweet-sour Journey of Sephardic Cuisine and Ladino Language’, in Food and Language: Proceedings of the Oxford Symposium on Food and Cooking 2009, ed. Richard Hosking (Totnes: Prospect Books, 2010): 340-349

Wacks, David A, Double Diaspora in Sephardic Literature. Jewish Cultural Production Before and After 1492 (Bloomington & Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2015)

Musical collections:

Armistead, Samuel G, Silverman, Joseph H and Katz, Israel J, ‘Folk Literature of the Sephardic Jews’, 

BBC Sounds, ‘Ladino’, broadcast 6 October 2019, 

Bresler, Joel, ‘Sephardic Music: a Century of Recordings’, 

The Sephardi Community, ‘Liturgical Music of Shaar Hashamayim, London’, 

The Mile End cemeteries and hospital

Anonymous, ‘At the Velho & Alderney Rd Cemeteries’, Spitalfields Life,          28 March 2020, 

Anonymous, ‘The Novo Cemetery’, Historic England, 11 April 2014, 

Bueno de Mesquita, D, ‘The Historical Associations of the Ancient Burial-Ground of the Sephardi Jews’, Transactions (Jewish Historical Society of England), vol. 10 (1921-1923): 225-254, DOI: 10.2307/29777712, 

Cohen, Judith R, ‘A short bibliography of Sephardi music’, Klezmer Shack (2001), 

Diamond, Master A S, ‘The Cemetery of the Resettlement’, Transactions (Jewish Historical Society of England), vol. 19 (1955-59): 163-190, DOI: 10.2307/29777951, 

Lieberman, Julia R, ‘The founding of the London Bet Holim hospital in 1748 and the secularization of sedaca in the Spanish and Portuguese Jewish community in the eighteenth century’, Jewish Historical Studies, 49(1) (2017): 106-143, 

Lipman, Caron, The Sephardic Jewish Cemeteries at Queen Mary, University of London (Queen Mary University of London, 2012)Spanish & Portuguese Jews’ Hospital, Revised laws and regulations of the Beth Holim, as recommended by the Committee (London, date unknown),