Works by members

The following are publications and other works by members of the Institute’s executive committee and advisory board, as well as by Fellows.

Bolded titles are publications of the Institute for the Study of the Crown in Canada.

John Fraser

The Secret of the Crown: Canada’s Affair with Royalty (Anansi, 2012)

J. William Galbraith

John Buchan: Model Governor General (Dundurn, 2013)

Carolyn Harris

Raising Royalty: 1000 Years of Royal Parenting (Dundurn, 2017)

Queenship and Revolution in Early Modern Europe: Henrietta Maria and Marie Antoinette (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015)

Magna Carta and Its Gifts to Canada (Dundurn, 2015)

D. Michael Jackson†

editor. Royal Progress: Canada’s Monarchy in the Age of Disruption (Dundurn, 2020)

editor. The Canadian Kingdom: 150 Years of Constitutional Monarchy (Dundurn, 2018)

with Philippe Lagassé, editors. Canada and the Crown: Essays on Constitutional Monarchy (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2013)

The Crown and Canadian Federalism (Dundurn, 2013)

with Jennifer Smith, editors. The Evolving Canadian Crown (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2012)

Serge Joyal

Le mythe de Napoléon au Canada français (Del Busso, 2013)

editor. Protecting Canadian Democracy: The Senate You Never Knew (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2003)

Christopher McCreery

with David E. Smith and Jonathan Shanks. Canada’s Deep Crown: Beyond Elizabeth II, The Crown’s Continuing Canadian Complexion (University of Toronto Press, 2021)

Government House Halifax: A Place of History and Gathering (Goose Lane Editions, 2020)

The Order of Canada: Genesis of an Honours System, Second Edition (University of Toronto Press, 2018)

Fifty Years Honouring Canadians: The Order of Canada, 1967-2017 (Dundurn, 2017)

The Canadian Honours System, Second Edition (Dundurn, 2015)

Commemorative Medals of The Queen’s Reign in Canada, 1952-2012 (Dundurn, 2012)

with Corinna A. A. Pike. Canadian Symbols of Authority: Maces, Chains, and Rods of Office (Dundurn, 2011)

On Her Majesty’s Service: Royal Honours and Recognition in Canada (Dundurn, 2008)

The Beginner’s Guide to Canadian Honours (Dundurn, 2008)

Barbara J. Messamore

“The Governor General is Gone; Long Live the Governor General,” Journal of Parliamentary and Political Law (Forthcoming 2021)

“Crowdsourcing our Constitution: Canada and the Monarchy”, presented as part of Peace Talks: The Crown as an Agent of Reconciliation? (Peace and Reconciliation Centre, University of the Fraser Valley, April 14, 2021)

George VI’s 1939 Royal Tour of Canada: Context and the Constitution,” Royal Studies Journal 5:1 (2018): 126-146

co-author. Conflict and Compromise: Pre-Confederation Canada (University of Toronto Press, 2017)

“A Critique of Bill C-569: Some Historical Background to the Appointment and Removal of Governors General,” Journal of Parliamentary and Political Law 9:3 (2016): 187-193

 “John A. Macdonald and the Governors General: a prime minister’s use and abuse of the Crown,” in John A. Macdonald at 200: New Reflections and Legacies. ed. Patrice Dutil and Andrew Smith (Dundurn, 2014).

“Conventions of the role of the Governor General: Some illustrative historical episodes,” Journal of Parliamentary and Political Law 4:3 (December 2010): 479-486

co-author. Narrating a Nation: Canadian History Pre-Confederation (McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 2010)

Canada’s Governors General, 1847-1878: Biography and Constitutional Evolution (University of Toronto Press, 2006)

“‘The Line over which he must not pass’: Defining the office of Governor General, 1878,” Canadian Historical Review 86 (September 2005): 453-483

“Diplomacy or Duplicity? Lord Lisgar, John A. Macdonald, and the Treaty of Washington, 1871,” Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History 32, no. 2 (May 2004): 29-53

“A Supplicant for Justice: Elgin, Famine Migration and the Navigation Laws” in Canada: 1849, eds. Derek Pollard and Ged Martin (University of Edinburgh, Centre of Canadian Studies, 2001): 48-69

“On a Razor Edge: The Canadian Governors-General, 1888-1911,” British Journal of Canadian Studies 13, no. 2 (1998): 376-395

“The Social and Cultural Role of the Canadian Governors General, 1888-1911: British Imperialists and Canadian Nationalists” in Imperial Canada, 1867-1917, ed. Colin M. Coates ( University of Edinburgh, Centre of Canadian Studies, 1997): 78-108

Nathan Tidridge

The Queen at the Council Fire: The Treaty of Niagara: Reconciliation, and the Dignified Crown in Canada (Dundurn, 2015)

Prince Edward, Duke of Kent: Father of the Canadian Crown (Dundurn, 2013)

Canada’s Constitutional Monarchy (Dundurn, 2011)