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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2 October 2023
I recently had the pleasure of reading The Myrtle Wand by Margaret Porter a couple of months ago, a story set in seventeenth-century France during the time of Louis XIV. Porter is the...
22 September 2023
Today, we welcome a prolific author and history lover: C de Melo! I recently had the pleasure of working on the audiobook production de Melo’s The Apprentice (out today!), which...
3 May 2023
Library of Dreams When I wrote about Queen Henrietta Maria I found surprises such as the attempt by parliament to kill her, then to impeach her. Yes the killing came first, as it were....
2 May 2023
I had the pleasure of meeting the author of The Fire Court, Andrew Taylor, a few years ago back in Oxford when we were both participating in an author conference and he was very amicable...