From the end of Queen Elizabeth I's reign to that of
William & Mary, this blog covers the music, literature, history, wars,
scientific endeavours, religious tensions, fashions, and daily life of
people, rich and poor, in Europe in the 1600s.
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11 September 2018
Eleanor Herman, who earlier this year posted a guest post here on The Seventeenth Century Lady (“A Glorious Poison: The Deadly Toxins of Palace Life”), is a popular historian...
12 August 2018
Hear ye! For those of you who haven’t already seen my announcement via Twitter, Instagram, and/or Facebook, my news is that I have been commissioned by Pen & Sword Publishing...
24 July 2018
This week marks the end of my family’s two-year stay in Clungunford, Shropshire, England. This weekend, we’ll be back in London, having moved out of Balham back in 2011....
11 July 2018
Mothers and Midwives in the 17th Century by Kate Braithwaite Alice Wandesford was born in Yorkshire in 1627 and in 1651, aged twenty-four, she married William Thornton of East Newton....