Cookies and Privacy Policy


The Manuscript Pamphleteering in Early Stuart England (MPESE) website uses cookies. A cookie is a piece of information in the form of a very small text file that is placed on the hard drive of your computer. The information the cookie contains is set by the server (this website) and it can be used by that server whenever you visit this website.

Details about the cookies we use are provided in the table below.

Cookie type Cookie name Purpose
Web application search mpese-search-* The website uses a number of cookies (all starting with mpese-search-) to keep track of your search request. This allows you to navigate through the texts, manuscripts and people in the database, but return to your original search request. Blocking these cookies will affect your ability to return to your original search.
Google analytics _ga, _gat We use Google Analytics cookies to hold information about your visit to our site. This helps us better identify the use and popularity of the MPESE website and how successfully the website is functioning. We have configured Google Analytics to anonymize IP addresses. An IP address is a string of unique numbers that identifies your computer on the Internet. Blocking these cookies will not affect your ability to use the website. See for further details.

You can set your browser to refuse cookies or warn you before accepting them. gives some helpful information about how to adjust your browser settings in relation to cookies.

Data protection

The Manuscript Pamphleteering in Early Stuart England website is hosted at the University of Bristol. For the University’s policies regarding privacy and data protection see