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Alice Clark 100 Reading Group: ‘Textiles’

24 July 2019

This post is part of our #AliceClark100 Online Reading Group. In it Amy Erickson offers some reflections on the third main chapter of The Working Life of Women in the Seventeenth Century,...

A Seven-Year Old Monster

18 July 2019

Today the Many-Headed Monster celebrates its seventh birthday. Katherine Foxhall of the Royal Historical Society recently asked us if we’d like to reflect on our experience as...

Middling Culture Project Launch: The Middling Sort – Some Reflections…

8 July 2019

Jonathan Willis I was lucky enough to travel down to Canterbury on Tuesday 25 June 2019 to attend the launch of a new ARHC project, ‘Middling Culture: the Cultural Lives of the...

Another Page in the Life of Joseph Bufton: Some Verses of My Owne Making

2 July 2019

[In our mini-series ‘A Page in the Life’, each post briefly introduces a new writer and a page from their manuscript. In this post, Brodie Waddell explores the wider implications...