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An Acquittal and a Conviction

On 29 Aug 1775, Gen. George Washington told Richard Henry Lee, “I have at this time one Colo., one Major, one Captn, & two Subalterns under arrest for tryal.”The colonel was John Mansfield of Lynn, originally scheduled to be tried in early...
From: Boston 1775 on 15 Sep 2020

“Two floating batteries came up Mystic River”

Back in June, we left the town of Malden worrying in mid-1775 about being attacked by British forces out of Charlestown, across the Mystic River.The town had ended up with two cannon from Newburyport. Locals built earthworks near the landing of the Penny...
From: Boston 1775 on 4 Aug 2020

Traces of Half-Timbering

I was running along the ocean on Lynn Shore Drive when I became progressively 1) tired; and 2) bored so I stopped running and started walking, into the adjacent “Diamond District” of Lynn. Yes, I’m embarrassed to admit that, after a...
From: streets of salem on 16 Jun 2019

Reviews in the JMH, Sept 2018

The Journal of Modern History 90/3 (2018): Kenneth J. Andrien reviews Antonio Feros, Speaking of Spain: The Evolution of Race and Nation in the Hispanic World (Harvard 2017). LuAnn Homza reviews The Early Modern Hispanic World: Transnational and Interdisciplinary...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 14 Sep 2018

Reviews in SCJ Fall 2017

The Sixteenth Century Journal 48/3 (2017): Stuart B. Schwartz reviews The Early Modern Hispanic World: Transnational and Interdisciplinary Approaches, Kimberly Lynn and Erin Kathleen Rowe, eds. Fabiana Ambrosi reviews Cristian Berco, From Body to Community:...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 24 Jul 2018

June 24

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? New-Hampshire Gazette (June 24, 1768).“Shoes, as neat and Strong as ever was made or brought from the famous Shoe Town of Lynn.” When Samuel Foster, a cobbler, set up...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 24 Jun 2018

Reviews in the Bulletin of the Comediantes, Fall 2018

Bulletin of the Comediantes 69/2 (2017): Ruth MacKay reviews Rachael Ball, Treating the Public: Charitable Theater and Civic Health in the Early Modern Atlantic World (LSU Press, 2016). Robert Henke reviews Beyond Spain’s Borders: Women Players...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 1 Jun 2018

Reviews in the Spring 2018 RQ

Renaissance Quarterly 71/1 (2018): Raffaela Bruzzone reviews Juan Pimentel, The Rhinoceros and the Megatherium: An Essay in Natural History (Harvard, 2017). Barbara Fuchs reviews The Early Modern Hispanic World: Transnational and Interdisciplinary Approaches,...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 23 May 2018

Book Chapters: The Roman Inquisition

The Roman Inquisition: Centre versus Peripheries, Katherine Aron-Beller & Christopher Black, eds (Brill, 2018). Kimberly Lynn, 2. From Madrid to Rome Gretchen Starr-Lebeau, 13. Gendered Investigations in Roman Inquisitorial Trials
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 30 Mar 2018

Tagliacozzo Review Article in JWH, Dec 2016

Journal of World History 27/4 (2016): Eric Tagliacozzo, “Travel, Transport and Trade in Asian HIistory: New Directions in the Field,” reviews By Steppe, Desert, and Ocean: The Birth of Eurasia by Barry Cunliffe, and: Hinterlands...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 13 Feb 2018

A Letter on London Politics

Edward Griffin Porter’s Rambles in Old Boston (1886) quotes this letter sent to the private teacher John Leach in Boston. It offers a glimpse of radical politicians in London and of the Boston Whigs’ attempts to make common cause with...
From: Boston 1775 on 17 Nov 2017

Elizabeth St John – Puritan pioneer

Have you caught up with Jamestown and how accurate is the portrayal of life in the 17th century pioneering settlement? The eight part series now showing on Sky One tells the story about the “maids to make wives” scheme operated by the Virginia...
From: Good Gentlewoman on 12 May 2017

The Poll for the election of two burgesses

Title: The Poll for the election of two burgesses, to serve in Parliament for the borough of King’s-Lynn, in the county of Norfolk, on Friday, April the 2d, 1784. : Candidates, the Honourable Horatio Walpole, Crisp Molineux, Esqr ; Brigg Price...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 1 May 2017

New Book: The Early Modern Hispanic World: Festschrift for Richard Kagan

Kimberly Lynn and Erin Rowe, eds, The Early Modern Hispanic World: Transnational and Interdisciplinary Approaches (Cambridge, 2017). Introduction. Mapping the early modern Hispanic world Kimberly Lynn and Erin Rowe Part I. City and Society: 1. Towns and...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 7 Mar 2017

London stage, 2016: a year for the women

Best female performances: Jade Anouka, Adelayo Adedayo It’s been a rich year for female roles. Denise Gough in People Places and Things (Wyndham, transferred from the National Theatre) as the lying, addicted anti-heroine deservedly got an Olivier,...
From: Parthenissa on 1 Jan 2017

Heritage Open Days 2016

Thursday 8-Sunday 11 September are once again the annual Heritage Open Days when historic venues open their doors to the public, free of charge. Sometimes they put on special events in spaces that open regularly, but the real pleasure of the weekend is...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 8 Sep 2016

How Moll Pitcher Told Fortunes

When Lynn historian and poet Alonzo Lewis first wrote about Mary “Moll” Pitcher in 1829, he described her reading tea leaves. But he immediately stated the real source of her insights:She also availed herself of every ordinary mode of information,...
From: Boston 1775 on 1 Sep 2016

Visiting Moll Pitcher, the Fortune-Teller of Lynn

To visit the fortune-teller Mary “Moll” Pitcher, chroniclers of Lynn wrote, people looked for the house of Dr. Henry Burchstead. He was the son of a physician from Silesia, and he built a large house on what is now Essex Street.More notably,...
From: Boston 1775 on 31 Aug 2016

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