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Today is National (and possibly International) Handwriting Day, and we thought we would take a quick look at some examples from recently-catalogued papers in our Modern Archives and Manuscripts collec... read more »
Bia de’ Medici was born in 1536 as the first child of the Cosimo I, Grand Duke of Tuscany. She was known as Bia which could be the short version of Bianca or “la bambina”, very lovel... read more »
Sarah Bell explores the postwar experiences of Australian nurses who were held in captivity during the Second World War. Australia has a long and repetitive history of men and women returning from con... read more »
  This article titled “Britannia recap – series one, episode one” was written by Julia Raeside, for theguardian.com on Thursday 18th January 2018 22.30 UTC SPQR (So …. p... read more »
The Gemeentemuseum (County Museum) in The Hague currently has an exhibition called The Hague Chic, which features a ton of jewellery and also had a bit of a royal touch. Although, that royal touc... read more »
 Jewellery Displays at the Ritz ParisIn among all the Brexit misery and non-shuffling cabinetre-shuffles that have dominated the press so far this year, there has been one story which has had mor... read more »
Some historians view the events of Bloody Sunday 1905 as one of the key events which led to the Russian Revolution of 1917, during which Nicholas II was dethroned. The event took place on 22 January 1... read more »

Sunday Morning Medicine

21 January 2018
A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Radical jugs? Afterlife of a factory. A 1907 multicultural vision test. Michel Foucault and Miley Cyrus. Meet TV’s first black lesb... read more »
From Tornos News:An 18-year-old girl who lived in Greece 7,000 years ago and was unearthed by archaeologists in Theopetra cave, near the city of Trikala, has had her face reconstructed and is abo... read more »
From National Herald:Not many Indians realise or remember that the only Empress of India lived and died 800 years ago.India was ruled by slave dynasty from Turkey during 1206 and 1290 AD. Qutab-u... read more »
Ned signing his contractIt’s been an exciting couple of months at our house. My husband Ned Palmer who crops up in my History Girls posts from time to time, has got a book deal. God help us, we... read more »
Grigory Rasputin was born in the west of Siberia in the town of Pokrovskoe. We don’t know the exact date but the name Grigory suggests that he was born on 10 January (old style date), dedicated... read more »

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