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Friday 21 October 1664

22 October 2017
Up and by coach to Mr. Cole’s, and there conferred with him about some law business, and so to Sir W. Turner’s,... »

British Shakespeare Association: Shakespeare Studies Today – Call for Papers

21 October 2017
Call for Papers: Extended Deadline 1 November 2017 British Shakespeare Association: Shakespeare Studies Today Queen’s... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Varieties of Chiasmus in 68 Plays

21 October 2017
This is the paper I delivered at the Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society meeting in Portland, Oregon on 21 October... »

Lecture:  Humphry Repton Re-visited:  Approaches to the Art of Landscape Gardening for His Bicentenary

21 October 2017
Information on the lecture entitled “Humphry Repton Re-visited:  Approaches to the Art of Landscape Gardening... »

Conference:  Décor et architecture (XVIe-XVIIe siècle): entre union et séparation des arts 

21 October 2017
Information on the conference entitled “Décor et architecture (XVIe-XVIIe siècle): entre union et séparation... »

CFP:  Untold Stories of the Country House

21 October 2017
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Untold Stories of the Country House” (due 1 Dec, Doddington,... »

Meeting Jacob Boehme in Dresden

21 October 2017
Pieter van Gunst, Bildnis Jacob Böhme, 1686/1715, engraving, Kupferstich-Kabinett © SKD I had a few days... »

The Gunpowder Plot’s influence on Britain goes far beyond BBC TV series or fireworks

21 October 2017
My article for New Statesman here: https://www.newstatesman.com/2017/10/gunpowder-plot-s-influence-britain-goes-far-beyond-bbc-tv-series-or-fireworks »

October 21

21 October 2017
What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (October 21, 1767).“TO BE... »

Summary of Slavery Advertisements Published October 15-21, 1767

21 October 2017
These tables indicate how many advertisements for slaves appeared in colonial American newspapers during the week of October... »

“Colonial Boston’s Public Schools” at Old North, 1 Nov.

21 October 2017
On Wednesday, 1 November, I’ll speak at the Old North Church on “Classes and Forms: The Landscape of Colonial... »
From: Boston 1775

How I write

21 October 2017
Gaby Mahlberg is an independent scholar from Berlin. I wrote to her and other leading historians asking them to provide a... »

Slavery Advertisements Published October 21, 1767

21 October 2017
These advertisements appeared in colonial American newspapers 250 years ago today.  Daily updates also available on... »

The Civil Wars of England-John Kenyon - Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1988 - xvi + 272pp

21 October 2017
“ A Civil War is not only the conflict of opposing principles but the shock of material forces.” Sir Charles... »

17C Woman by Wenceslaus Hollar (European-born mostly English artist, 1607-1677)

21 October 2017
 Wenceslaus Hollar (European-born English artist, 1607-1677) Woman with a black feather. We have few depictions... »

ANZSANA – Call for Papers

21 October 2017
25TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE UNIVERSITY OF GUADALAJARA FEBRUARY 7-9, 2018 GUADALAJARA, JALISCO, MEXICO After such a successful... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Deciphering Eighteenth Century Handwriting

21 October 2017
Part of what attracted me to research in the era of the America Revolution was the excitement of handling and reading the... »

Thursday 20 October 1664

21 October 2017
Up and to the office, where all the morning. At noon my uncle Thomas came, dined with me, and received some money of me.... »

Appel à candidature : Prix Nicole 2018

20 October 2017
Appel à candidature : Prix Nicole 2018 Le Prix Nicole, créé à l’initiative de la Société... »

Colloque : « Dutch Drawings on the Horizon: A Day of Talks in Honor of George S. Abrams » (Cambridge, MA, 4 novembre 2017)

20 October 2017
Colloque : « Dutch Drawings on the Horizon: A Day of Talks in Honor of George S. Abrams » (Cambridge,... »

Appel à communication : « Successful immigrants: Artist immigrants to the Baltic Sea area in times of the Nordic Wars (1554-1721) » (Leipzig, 8-9 février 2018)

20 October 2017
Appel à communication : « Successful immigrants: Artist immigrants to the Baltic Sea area in times of the... »

Anatomia

20 October 2017
ANATOMIA 4,500 full page plates and other significant illustrations of human anatomy selected from the Jason A. Hannah and... »

Gerry Search Gateway

20 October 2017
GETTY SEARCH GATEWAY Over 100k free-to-use historical images with no copyright restrictions. Be sure that the Open Content... »

Old Book Illustrations

20 October 2017
OLD BOOK ILLUSTRATIONS Unsurprisingly this is a collection of illustrations scanned from old books. Images range from the... »

The man with two penises

20 October 2017
On April 9th 1878 the professor of surgery at the University of Maryland, Dr Alan Smith, gave a talk at a meeting of the... »

Job Ad: University of Chicago, 18th-Century Spain, Tenure-track

20 October 2017
From H-Net: The University of Chicago, History Assistant Professor   Institution Type: College / University Location:... »

Actor Notes – Tim Sailer on Boyet in LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST

20 October 2017
Ah, “honey-tongued Boyet”! Whenever I mention I’m playing him in Love’s Labour’s Lost, I’m... »

Brief Update: Revenants and Alchemical Monsters

20 October 2017
  Well, it’s been a while since I’ve made any updates. Real life has the habit of getting in the way. Just... »