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Call for Papers

20 November 2022

In Our Name: Royal Letters, Power and Diplomacy in Scotland and England (1513-1542) Performing and Resisting Power in Early Modern Life Plate 1 from Thomas May, Arbitrary government...

Finding Dates in an Early Modern Manuscript

28 April 2022

It’s Day of Digital Humanities 2022. (I’m not sure if I’ve ever done anything to mark a #DayOfDH. I’m probably cleaning data most years. I rather enjoy cleaning data, but that...

Early modern online primary sources

2 February 2021

Some readers may have noticed that my Early Modern Resources website has been down for a couple of months now. I’m rebuilding it, but it’s going to be a little while. In...

Westminster Coroners Inquests 1760-1799, Part

10 January 2021

This is the second of a two-part series about the Westminster Coroners’ Inquests data. See part 1 for more detail about the source of the data, and my initial explorations of...