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War of the Quadruple Alliance (1718-17

Tercentenary this year - a rare instance when the British and French were on the same side. Wiki
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 22 Sep 2018

Site of Cook’s ‘Endeavour’ Likely Identified

HM Bark Endeavour Replica in Darling Harbour, Sydney(Photo: Wikimedia Commons, 30 September 2013) ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊ As reported by Matthew Knott for The Sydney Morning Herald (19 September 2018) . . . Marine archaeologists...
From: Enfilade on 21 Sep 2018

The Favourite - 2018 trailer

Early 18th century. England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah (Rachel Weisz) governs the country in her stead...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 20 Sep 2018

William Davenant’s Macbeth: Shakespeare “Improved” at the Folger

Kate Eastwood Norris as Lady Macbeth in the present Folger production Friends and readers, I much enjoyed, indeed was drawn to attend minutely to the Folger Shakespeare William Davenant’s 1673 version of Shakespeare’s Macbeth this afternoon....
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 16 Sep 2018

The State of the Book (2) Address

Abby works on Cynthia's (Redthreaded) hair while I photographs each step for "The American Duchess Guide to 18th Century Beauty," coming July 2019.Hi! I've been a pretty terrible blogger again this year, but I have a good excuse this time. We've been...

English Lake District and borders tour: Carlisle & Tullie Museum; Lannercost & Hermitage; Scotland & Lindisfarne (5)

Lindisfarne priory Dear friends and readers, I am slowly becoming startled at all the material I have to write about, all the pictures! The Road Scholar guides took us to see and experience a remarkable variety and number of places over the two weeks....
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 13 Sep 2018

Malplaquet 1709

The Battle of Malplaquet, 1709: The Duke of Marlborough and Prince Eugene Entering the French Entrenchments Louis LaguerreFought today in 1709. Wiki
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 11 Sep 2018

3 Strange Buttons Help Archaeologists Identify 18th Century Skeleton As Foreign-Born Soldier.

Pewter buttons found underneath the pelvis of an 18th century male skeleton buried at Fortress Louisbourg, Canada. AMY SCOTThttps://www.forbes.com/sites/kristinakillgrove/2018/09/07/3-strange-buttons-help-archaeologists-identify-18th-century-skeleton-as-foreign-born-soldier/#7a849a027bfe
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 9 Sep 2018

Turin 1706

The Prussians break the French line at Stura, outside Turin 7 September 1706Anniversary of the end of this siege. Wiki
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 7 Sep 2018

Incredibly Rare' 18th Century Cannon To Go On Display

18th Century Cannon Foundry.The cannon bears the royal crest of King George I (Image NMRN).https://www.forces.net/news/incredibly-rare-18th-century-cannon-go-display
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 7 Sep 2018

Night Attack at Lake Hope Australia.

Night Attack at Lake Hope.https://agrabbagofgames.wordpress.com/2018/01/25/australian-frontier-wars-aboriginal-way-of-war-part-ii/
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 6 Sep 2018

English Lake District and the border tour: Roman, ancient Celtic and Reivers Britain; more castles, houses, churches and mines (4)

Vindolando John Millais’s loving portrait of a young John Ruskin Friends and readers, Though I had heard of Hadrian’s Wall, I had never thought there must have been a world of people inside this wall the Romans were seeking to protect and...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 5 Sep 2018

Van Dyck Marlburian 12mm command

Also see here'New WSS command figures! Finally, these miniatures will be available through our website starting from the 7th of September. The pack contains two drummers, four officers and four flag bearers.' http://vandyckmodelsandfigurines.be/…/war-of-…/infantry.html
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 4 Sep 2018

Captain Cook set sail for Australia 250 years ago. Who was he and was he eaten by cannibals?

https://www.news.com.au/travel/travel-advice/travellers-stories/captain-cook-set-sail-for-australia-250-years-ago-who-was-he-and-was-he-eaten-by-cannibals/news-story/00b3e0ecec2be9b9257ddd043e03c448
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 3 Sep 2018

Great early 18thc group

Batalla de Almansa, June 2018, Ana Belén Rubio PhotographyBernat Coma tells me it's 'made up of 3 different units:- Regimiento Jaén (Spanish)- Voluntarios de Aragón (Spanish)- Régiment d'Orléans (French)(All three units...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 31 Aug 2018

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This search feature has a number of purposes:

1. to give site users improved access to the content EMC has been aggregating since August 2012, so they can look for bloggers posting on topics they're interested in, explore what's happening in the early modern blogosphere, and so on.

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Caveats and Work in Progress

This does not search post content, and it will not find any informal keywords/hashtags within the body of posts.

If EMC doesn't find any <category> tags for a post in the RSS feed it is classified as uncategorized. These and any <category> 'uncategorized' from the feed are omitted from search results. (It should always be borne in mind that some bloggers never use any kind of category or tag at all.)

This will not be a 'real time' search, although EMC updates content every few hours so it's never very far behind events.

The search is at present quite basic and limited. I plan to add a number of more sophisticated features in the future including the ability to filter by blog tags and by dates. I may also introduce RSS feeds for search queries at some point.

Constructing Search Query URLs

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This is the basic structure:

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I'll do my best to ensure that the basic URL construction (searchcat?s=...) is stable and persistent as long as the site is around.