Tag Archives: Early Modern History

Book Review: ‘Sex, Love & Marriage in the Elizabethan Age’ by R.E. Pritchard

‘Sex, Love & Marriage in the Elizabethan Age’, written by R.E. Pritchard, is a fascinating read, full of excerpts from primary source material from the Elizabethan period, it is well worth a read. Even though the title implies that the book is strictly ‘Elizabethan’, it really isn’t, since many of the historical figures mentioned within lived well into… Read on

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Review: The Age of Genius by A.C. Grayling

3/5 – This book left me with mixed feelings – especially as Grayling is one of the most respected modern philosophers and I had been excited to read the book (which I would suggest is good for those who already have knowledge about the time period). I agree with Grayling that the seventeenth century was an amazing time in… Read on

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Travels in Early Modern Japan: Guest Post by Elizabeth Hopkinson

Today’s guest post is by historical fiction/fantasy writer, Elizabeth Hopkinson! The Seventeenth Century Lady is thrilled to have her contribution here as Early Modern Japan has not yet been covered on this site. It’s fascinating, and I’m sure you’ll enjoy it. So, please give a warm welcome to Elizabeth! Travels in Early Modern Japan In November 2011, I… Read on

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Build the Lenox: Guest Post by Julian Kingston

Today, The Seventeenth Century Lady is pleased to have a guest post from Julian Kingston of the Build the Lenox Project. I hope you will be able to support the building of this beautiful, historical 17th-century warship. – Andrea _____________________________ Andrea has very graciously offered me a guest posting on her wonderful site to tell you about our project… Read on

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