Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

Messages List

1803

Mourning rings honouring post-medieval dead, emblazoned with skulls

http://www.culture24.org.uk/history-and-heritage/archaeology/art535115-mourning-rings-honouring-post-medieval-dead-emblazoned-skulls-crosses-archaeological-tre
Terry Foreman
Aug 27
#1803
 
1802

Spend 116 hours with Samuel Pepys

Leighton Pugh’s extraordinary feat is to read aloud the entire Diary — all 116 hours of it — and bring 17th-century London magnificently to life.
Terry Foreman
Aug 21
#1802
 
1801

In the 17th century, watermelons looked vastly different from what w

http://www.pri.org/stories/2015-08-17/17th-century-watermelons-looked-vastly-different-what-we-eat-today Both the melon (cucaimis melo) and the water-melon
Terry Foreman
Aug 18
#1801
 
1800

Fwd: John Harrison's Marine Chronometers | Atlas Obscura

... From: Roger Brown Date: Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 10:03 AM Subject: John Harrison's Marine Chronometers | Atlas Obscura To: Terry Foreman
Terry Foreman
Aug 17
#1800
 
1799

Plague grave excavations contradict tales of naked bodies piled in p

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/aug/12/plague-grave-excavations-contradict-tales-naked-bodies-piled-pits
Terry Foreman
Aug 17
#1799
 
1798

Mapping the 1665 plague

This is interesting - using the Bills of Mortality from 1665 to plot how many people died in each parish each week:
Phil Gyford
Aug 13
#1798
 
1797

Re: The London: After 350 years, the riddle of Britain's exploding f

Thanks for posting this. Very interesting g Sent from my iPhone On 5 Aug 2015, at 12:19 pm, "Terry Foreman terry.foreman@... [pepysdiary]"
Susan Thomas
Aug 9
#1797
 
1796

Re: Was Shakespeare high when he wrote his plays?

As far as we know he didn’t spend much time in Stratford, so the pipes found in the garden probably belonged to someone else. Comparing Shakespeare’s work
Dorothy Willis
Aug 7
#1796
 
1795

We Finally Have Clues to How America's Lost Colony Vanished

The search began when an anxious Englishman named John White waded ashore on North Carolina’s Roanoke Island 425 years ago this month. Appointed governor of
Terry Foreman
Aug 7
#1795
 
1794

Was Shakespeare high when he wrote his plays?

https://www.rawstory.com/2015/08/was-shakespeare-high-when-he-wrote-his-plays/#.VcVr1-_U1UA.gmail
Terry Foreman
Aug 7
#1794
 
1793

The London: After 350 years, the riddle of Britain's exploding fleet

Bristling with cannon and packed with gunpowder, the English warship the London sailed through the Thames estuary in 1665 as she prepared to fight the Dutch in
Terry Foreman
Aug 4
#1793
 
1789

"They whisper to you": bones from Virginia with a tale.

Scientists have now identified the remains of four men who were leaders of the very first settlement in the early *17th century*, which gave rise to modern-day
Terry Foreman
Jul 29
#1789
 
1788

Ramsgate diver admits 17th Century shipwreck fraud

Samuel Pepys recorded the loss of the London, in which 300 people died, in his diary http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-essex-33637050
Terry Foreman
Jul 23
#1788
 
1787

The Dark 'Fugitive Slave' History of Rikers Island

http://www.citylab.com/crime/2015/07/the-dark-fugitive-slave-history-of-rikers-island/399440/
Terry Foreman
Jul 23
#1787
 
1786

Fwd: Historic medical treatments quiz: Match the disease or conditio

... From: Roger Brown Date: Wed, Jul 22, 2015 at 10:18 AM Subject: Historic medical treatments quiz: Match the disease or condition to the
Terry Foreman
Jul 22
#1786
 
View First Topic Go to View Last Topic
Loading 1 - 15 of total 1,803 messages