Category Archives: Resources

The Magna Carta at the British Library

As you would expect, the British Library has a major exhibit bringing together extant copies of the Great Charter. Also announced today, the cover of our #MagnaCarta exhibition book @britishlibrary @BLMedieval http://t.co/1aqwlokHsJ pic.twitter.com/2XGIaKpOQG — Julian Harrison (@julianpharrison) February 2, 2015 … Continue reading

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Magna Carta

I follow Tom Holland – one of my favorite historians – on Twitter. He always has something interesting to say. In the tweet below, he brought my attention to an essay by David Carpenter in The Guardian: "What happened in a … Continue reading

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Maps and Historians

Geographers, cartologists, and historians have a lot to say to each other. (Most of it good!) Why Historical #Maps Still Matter So Much, Even Today http://t.co/8K6oij5d2P #hgis #history — HGIS Lab USASK (@HGIS_UofSK) January 3, 2015 This linked article from … Continue reading

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Scotland, the Stuarts, and the Glorious Revolution

If the period interests you, follow the link contained in this Tweet. Its worth it if only for the terrific battle scene in the header of the Bonnie Dundee blog. On this day 1689, Dundee withdraws from the Convention of … Continue reading

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Interactive Map of Early Modern London

This just posted: an interactive map of Early Modern London. I love the interactive Map of Early Modern London w/ Stow notations more than is probably healthy http://t.co/gAEWuTUiGK — Nancy Bilyeau (@Tudorscribe) March 11, 2014 I have been playing around … Continue reading

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New British Library music blog

OK, so you already know that I am a big fan of the British Library manuscript blog. Here’s a new one: New Music blog: Female pipings in Eden: Ethel Smyth's fight for women's rights. http://t.co/Kc7uVkCM7w #IWD2014 — The British Library … Continue reading

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A new British Library manuscript

Here is lovely picture is the Roman Emperor Vespasian suffering from leprosy. So, is this a medieval medical text? Here's an image from the medieval manuscript just acquired by @britishlibrary @BLMedieval http://t.co/sYQvCPBMKK pic.twitter.com/OCapPUyRWz — Julian Harrison (@julianpharrison) March 6, 2014 Follow … Continue reading

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