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Special issue of Open Access Journal Humanities about Pirates in Literature

19 October 2018

Aargh, avast ye!  The Open Access journal Humanities is seeking submissions for a special issue about Pirates in Literature.  If this is of interest, please follow this...

‘Tarontos Lac’: Geographer finds oldest known reference to Toronto on 340-year-old French map

15 October 2018

A geographer has found what could be the earliest reference to Toronto on a map dated from 1678. In small lettering in one corner of the map was the name “Lac Tarontos,”...

Minding the Gaps of Early Modern Drama

11 October 2018

Was the Interregnum a “dramatic dead zone”?  Heidi Craig explores Drama in the years between the Civil War and the Restoration (1642-1660).  Go here for more (and...

Tudor and Stuart Seafarers, at the Royal Museums, Greenwich

20 September 2018

“Adventure, Power Wealth.”  Piggott Family Gallery, Tudor and Stuart Seafarers, at the Royal Museums, Greenwich.  If you like model ships, you will like this...