The Early Modern Commons

RECIRC

Recent Posts

Elizabeth Tanfield Cary and the reception of “An Epitaph upon the Death of the Duke of Buckingham”

18 August 2017

Four hundred and eleven years ago this week, George Villiers, the first duke of Buckingham, checked into a Portsmouth inn called The Greyhound. He wouldn’t live long enough to...

Inscriptions in the Galway Dominican convent library collection

10 August 2017

In an earlier blog I discussed three seventeenth-century books from the Galway Dominican convent library collection which has recently been acquired by the James Hardiman Library. A...

Women in Hartlib’s Ephemerides

28 July 2017

At the risk of giving the exaggerated but not completely inaccurate impression that I’m obsessed with the Ephemerides, here’s another post about it. You see, I’ve...

Women’s History in the Digital World

11 July 2017

The third biennial Women’s History in the Digital World conference was held at Maynooth University last week, organized by Jennifer Redmond and Jackie Crowley. First initiated...