English and Scottish Literature

Ben Jonson’s Walk to Scotland

This project is about producing a scholarly edition of a recently-discovered account of Ben Jonson’s epic walk between London and Edinburgh in the summer of 1618.

About the project

In July 1618, Ben Jonson set out to walk the 400 miles from London to Edinburgh.

Project outcomes

The main aim of the project is to produce an accessible text of the ‘foot voyage’ account found among the Aldersey papers.

Project team and contact details

The following people are responsible for this project.