A New Almanack and Prognostication
For the Yeare of our
Setting forth the great changes, mutations,
and revolutions in Early Modern Blogges
in October and November
- Early Modern Paleography has an extract from the manuscript of Lucy Hutchinson’s Order and Disorder.
- ChaosBogey reviews Diarmaid MacCulloch’s The Reformation.
- Meet the Puritans reviews the Cambridge companion to puritanism.
- The Edinburgh Legal History Blog looks at the life of John Grant, Chief Justice of Jamaica.
- Early Modern Online Bibliography debates the ethics of borrowing/stealing someone else’s EEBO or JSTOR login.
- Paul Lay looks at Queen Elizabeth’s first historian, William Camden.
- Georgian London considers the life of Jonas Hanway, the first man in London to carry an umbrella.
- Investigations of a Dog reconstructs the life of a mid-seventeenth century merchant, George Willingham.
- Madame Guillotine looks at the fate of the other Boleyn girl.
- Bagotbooks looks at the Lanyhdrock Atlas and the insight it gives into seventeenth-century Cornwall.
- Keith Stuart considers the computer game, Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood, and the insight it gives into Renaissance Italy.
- Caroline’s Miscellany examines the ostriches of Pallant House, Chichester.
- Two Nerdy History Girls look at how the eighteenth-century gentleman kept himself warm: by wearing a greatcoat.
- Airs, Waters, Places looks at a pair of steel-soled shoes.
- BibliOdyssey reproduces drawings of the universe by Oronce Fine.
- Makezine looks at a beautiful eighteenth-century cometarium.
- Westminster Wisdom looks at Jane Austen’s spelling.
- Detecting.org.uk reproduces pictures of early seventeenth-century book-bindings.
- The Cynic Sang announces the publication of an electronic edition of William Blake’s An Island in the Moon.
- Wynken de Worde on blank spaces in books.
Sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll
- Dainty Ballerina gives tips for the early modern lady on how to handle approaches from gentlemen.
- Beachcombing reviews B. R. Burg’s Sodomy and the Pirate Tradition.
- Res Obscura examines A Compleat History of Druggs.
- Hoydens and Firebrands look at how the teenaged Saint-Simon left home.
- Mike Dash investigates Ottoman executioners.
- Executed Today looks at the hanging of Colonel Thomas Hansford.
- Star Wars, eighteenth-century style, courtesy of Mattias Adolfsson.
The next Carnivalesque, an ancient/medieval edition, will be hosted by Kaye Jones in December. In the meantime, you have just nine days to get your nominations for the best history blogging of 2010 submitted to the Cliopatria awards: