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Rediscovering Rycote Wikipedia Editathon

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Interested in Tudor history? Become a Wikipedia editor for the day The Bodleian Libraries are organising a Wikipedia editathon focusing on the Rediscovering Rycote online resource (http://rycote.bodleian.ox.ac.uk). The Rediscovering Rycote project provides stories and documents about the history of one of England’s most important lost Tudor mansions. Over 300 years, Rycote Manor welcomed all manner of [...]

The Casebooks Project: A digital edition of Simon Forman’s & Richard Napier’s medical records 1596–1634

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Simon Forman, the notorious London astrologer, recorded 10,000 consultations between 1596 and 1603. Most of these are medical. Forman’s casebooks can now be searched by name (of any party involved), date, sex, age, topic of consultation and many other criteria. The edition includes images of all the manuscript pages of Forman’s first volume, and more [...]

Taverns, locals and street corners: New AHRC Project on Tavern Culture

Monday, May 14th, 2012

Taverns, locals and street corners Taverns, locals and street corners: Cross-chronological studies in community drinking, regulation and public space Project This AHRC Connected Communities pilot study on tavern culture (2012) ranges from early modern Europe to the present day. It investigates whether today’s real and imagined patterns of drinking – people congregating in public spaces at [...]

Urban Communities in Early Modern Europe, 1400-1700

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

http://earlymoderncommunities.com is a website associated with a literature review project entitled ‘Urban Communities in Early Modern Europe c1400-1700′. This AHRC Connected Communities scoping study aims to examine recent directions in research that takes community as a central theme. The project is run by Fabrizio Nevola and David Rosenthal through the University of Bath. Between now [...]

History Carnival Reminder

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

The Early Modern Intelligencer will be hosting the next History Carnival on 1 November 2010. If you’ve read (or indeed written) some great blogging about history, we want to know about it. And just this once, The ‘Intelligencer will be travelling beyond the bounds of the early modern era – contributions from all eras of [...]

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