Tuesday, 29 September 2009

History Picks of the Week

Over the last couple of weeks I have been doing some things to get this blog noticed a little bit more, so please do check out this blogs new twitter account. It will offer up to the minute updates and maybe a few little other extras too.


Now on to the history picks. While I am researching/thinking/writing the next feature I thought I would make you all aware of some blogs that I have come across that people interested in Early Modern (Tudor/Stuart) history may be interested in looking at.

Academic News: This is a brilliant site for all academic related news: http://www.history.ac.uk/news

News Picks:

Tracy Borman's book on Elizabeth I's women is book of the week on BBC radio 4: Listen to some of the book here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/womanshour/01/2009_37_mon.shtml


Mary, Queen of Scots last letter on display: http://historytodaymagazine.blogspot.com/2009/09/mary-queen-of-scots-last-letter-on.html

Futuristic home of Tudor history planned in Portsmouth:http://www.architecturescotland.co.uk/news/1794/Futuristic_home_of_Tudor_history_planned_in_Portsmouth.html

Article Picks:

I found this fascinating article at http://tudorhistory.org/blog/ John Dee: Guardian Newspaper: http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2009/sep/20/scholars-rescue-image-john-dee

The Elizabeth Files: The most recent article is about Elizabeth I and Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester written by historical novelist Jeane Westin. http://www.elizabethfiles.com/did-they-or-didnt-they/3099/

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