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The Glorious Trio: Robin Hood, Wat Tyler, and Hereward the Wake

I recently had the honour to have a chapter appear in a book edited by Mike Sanders (Twitter @bronterre1) and David Matthews titled Subaltern Medievalisms: Medievalism ‘from Below’ in Nineteenth-Century Britain (2021) (my own contribution...

William Sanderson, A Compleat History of the Lives and Reigns of Mary Queen of Scotland and of her son…James the Sixth (1656)

There are so many benefits to researching book history. Among the obvious advantages is that the topic sheds light on the political, religious, social, cultural and material world that readers immersed themselves in. Such areas of investigation are no...

September 19

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Essex Gazette (September 19, 1769). “At the Sign of the Green Dragon.” When Henry Sanders opened a “House of Public Entertainment” in Marblehead, Massachusetts,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 19 Sep 2019

Nancy I. Sanders and her new book – Jane Austen for Kids: Her Life Writings and World, with 21 Activities – and her visit to Winchester

Inquiring readers, In this blog post (to wind up women’s history month), author Nancy Sanders discusses her new book Jane Austen for Kids: Her Life, Writings and World, with 21 activities, which teaches young readers about our favorite novelist...
From: Jane Austen's World on 24 Mar 2019

Chauncey Who?

Chauncey E. Sanders is anything but a common household name. However for many Evangelicals Sanders is rather well known for having established three tests that demonstrate the “historical reliability” of the Bible.[1] Sermons, religious websites,...
From: Darin Hayton on 13 Dec 2017

November 24

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (November 24, 1767).“The fellow run away two months from the above date.” This runaway slave advertisement includes a truncated...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 24 Nov 2017

CFP: Francisco Suárez, Seville, June 1-2, 2018

Francisco Suárez (1548–1617): Jesuits and Complexities of Modernity, Universidad Loyola Andalucía, Seville, June 1–2, 2018 by Kathleen Comerford INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON JESUIT STUDIES Francisco Suárez (1548–1617):...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 17 Aug 2017

Shakespearean replicas then and now

A few weeks ago at a local book fair I bought a collection of engravings of Shakespeare’s Birthplace all dating from the nineteenth century. Shakespeare’s Birthplace was a major tourist attraction, and one which changed in appearance several...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 24 Mar 2017

Anne Boleyn's Hair Colour in Portraiture

Mystery surrounds Anne Boleyn's appearance. Contemporaries were ambiguous in their descriptions of the appearance of Henry VIII's second queen: either she was a slim and very beautiful, small-breasted Venus, or a grotesque, deformed creature who had lured...
From: Conor Byrne on 2 Sep 2016

Reflecting on Our Luxurious Shakespeare Elective

On April 23rd 2016, while the whole world seemed to be celebrating the life and work of William Shakespeare for the 400th anniversary of his death, I was in mourning. I did not expect to be. After all, experiencing grief for the four-century-dead is certainly...
From: Folger Shakespeare Library on 27 Jul 2016

Debating Ophelia’s Death—and Becoming a Better Teacher

I am an English teacher because of my English teachers.   What dedication I have I learned from a man who had Paradise Lost taken off of his syllabus but came into work an hour early, each day, to teach it to a small group of curious readers. What...
From: Folger Shakespeare Library on 8 Mar 2016

Ben Jonson’s Foot Voyage Reviewed by @DrJ_Gregory

The latest issue of Literature & History (2015; 24.2) contains my review of Ben Jonson’s Walk to Scotland: An Annotated Edition of the ‘Foot Voyage’ (Cambridge University Press, 2015): The text of the foot voyage is a first-hand...
From: Dr Johann Gregory on 19 Nov 2015

Recusants, nonjurors and conspirators in early modern Worcestershire

This website grew out of my family history research, and specifically my exploration of the recusant and Catholic connections of my sixteenth-century Sussex ancestors. More recently, my attention has shifted northwards to Worcestershire, the birthplace...
From: Recusants and renegades on 22 Oct 2015

The Casting of Dorian Gray

Turner Classic Movies showed the 1945 MGM version of The Picture of Dorian Gray Saturday night. The crisp black and white film gives way to technicolor for the sight of the famous portrait and Dorian Gray's Mayfair house is gorgeously filled with works...

George Sanders (1774-1846)

George Sanders, by Andrew Geddes, (c) National Galleries of Scotland; Supplied by The Public Catalogue FoundationThe name George Sanders cropped up during our research so as always we felt compelled to learn a little more about him. Our first port of...
From: All Things Georgian on 28 May 2015

Mary Sanderson and the Man in Her Bed

Mary Munroe was born in 1748 in a “part of Lexington called Scotland” for the number of Scottish immigrants who had settled there. She reportedly kept “a little of the Scottish accent…all her life.” In October 1772, Mary...
From: Boston 1775 on 21 Apr 2015

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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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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.