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“Weekend Warriors Bringing History to Life”: A Guest Post by Margaret Evans

19 October 2018

It’s eight thirty am, the drummers in full uniform march through the soldier’s camps drumming ‘call to arms’. A rapid brrrr…umph, brrrr…umph on...

Book Review: “The Royal Art of Poison” by Eleanor Herman

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...

New book contract! “Sex and Sexuality in Stuart Britain”

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...

Goodbye, Shropshire!

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....