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Letter of James Renwick in #Edinburgh to Robert Hamilton in Leeuwarden, 14 November 1683. #History #Scotland

On 14 November, 1683, James Renwick, who had recently returned to Scotland and begun field preaching, wrote to Robert Hamilton, in Leeuwarden. As ever in their private correspondence, Renwick was frank about the difficulties he perceived in the United...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 25 Nov 2021

A Letter from James Renwick to the Honourable Society of Strangers at Leeuwarden, 13 November, 1683 #History #Scotland

On 13 November, 1683, James Renwick wrote to a small prayer society he had met in Leeuwarden in the United Provinces before he returned to Scotland. It was probably sent with letter XXVII to Robert Hamilton, as he was a member of that society. It is printed...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 13 Nov 2021

“Let you and me stand and admire this”: James Renwick’s Letter to Robert Hamilton in Leeuwarden, January, 1684. #History #Scotland

This letter is one of the most revealing James Renwick ever wrote to Robert Hamilton in Leeuwarden. It is also one of the shortest he ever wrote. It shows just how divisive the power struggle in the United Societies had become in early 1684. He rejoiced...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 25 Jul 2021

The fall of the Songhay Empire

The Songhay Empire wouldn’t be the first military power to set too much store in its cavalry. But by the time it fell to Morocco at the end of the sixteenth century it had little cause for complacency about anything. Founded in 1464 out of the ruins...
From: Mathew Lyons on 20 May 2021

Experiencing the History of Emotions

Catherine-Rose Hailstone is a PhD Candidate in the Department of History at the University of York, UK. She recently spent June 2018 with CHE (UWA) working with Professor Andrew Lynch on an Employability Project (REP), which was required and funded by...
From: Histories of Emotion on 13 Jul 2018

Cerae Receives the Matilda Award

Michael, Tara and Imogen accepting the Matilda Award Cerae is proud to announce that we have been selected to receive the Bryant Stokes Matilda Award for Cultural Excellence, 2017. The Matilda Award recognises outstanding achievement in cultural pursuits...
From: CERAE Impressions: A Blog on 22 Aug 2017

Intercepted Mail: A Letter from the Ninth Convention to Brackel in 1683 #History #Scotland

At the beginning of June, 1683, Alexander Gordon of Earlstoun and Edward Aitkin were captured on a ship off Tynemouth. Among the papers seized was a letter that Earlstoun was carrying from the Societies’ ninth convention in Edinburgh on 8 May to...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 28 Jan 2016

Letter of William Brackel to the United Societies, February, 1683 #History #Scotland

In February, 1683, William Brackel, a Dutch minister in Leeuwarden, wrote in reply to a letter from the United Societies’ fifth convention. It had taken him four months to reply and it would be a further three months until his letter arrived. Something...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 26 Jan 2016

Blood, Tears, Sweat: Corporeality in Medieval and Early Modern Worlds

12 September 2015, The University of Western AustraliaA public lecture by Professor Anthony Bale (Birkbeck, London) will precede the conference on the evening of 11 September 2015.The ‘material turn’ has increasingly drawn the attention...
From: The Renaissance Diary on 12 Sep 2015

University of Warwick Events

CFP: Visual Print Culture in Europe 1500-1850: techniques, genres, imagery and markets in a comparative perspective.To be held at the University of Warwick’s Venice base, the Palazzo Pesaro Papafava, Venice, Italy, December 5-6, 2015. (Click for the...
From: Early Modern Workshop on 6 Apr 2015

Letter of James Renwick in Groningen to Jean Hamilton in Leeuwarden of 31 March, 1683

As James Renwick made final preparations for his ordination by the Classis of Groningen in mid April, 1683, he took the time to write to a troubled Jean Hamilton. This letter is printed in Carslaw (ed.), Life and Letters of James Renwick, 43. Text ©...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 5 May 2014

Letter of James Renwick in Groningen to Jean Hamilton in Leeuwarden of 13 February 1683

James Renwick had met Jean Hamilton during a brief visit to Leeuwarden in November 1682. She was the unmarried sister of Robert Hamilton and Lady Earlstoun. The following letter is the first surviving correspondence between Renwick and Jean. When Renwick...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 2 May 2014

Letter of James Renwick to Robert Hamilton in Leeuwarden of 6 December, 1682

The following letter was written by James Renwick, the clerk of the United Societies, then in Edinburgh, to Robert Hamilton in Leeuwarden on Wednesday, 6 December, 1682. Renwick had departed from Rotterdam on c.24 November and arrived in Scotland on...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 30 Apr 2014

Letter of James Renwick to Alexander Gordon of Earlstoun in Leeuwarden of 20 November, 1682

The following letter is from James Renwick, the clerk the United Societies in 1682, to Alexander Gordon of Earlstoun, the Societies’ commissioner in the United Provinces, in Leeuwarden. Renwick wrote to Earlstoun from Rotterdam at the end of a brief...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 29 Apr 2014

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