Captain Ann Carter – Hanged for Leading the Maldon Grain Riots of 1629

*CONTENT WARNING – This blog contains some strong language *** Come, come you brave boys of Maldon, You Will...

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Is the colon overused in historical titles?

No, I don’t mean the organ in our bodies. I mean the : in historical writings. What I’m about...

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The Limping Lady and the Woman Who Couldn’t Lie

It was a bleak November in 1942, when a tall woman with striking features and a slight limp was...

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Madness, Maladies and Misogyny: Women and Mental Health in the 1800s

Over the course of psychiatric history, a great many people have been confined for a wide variety of reasons,...

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Vikings: Final Season Review

Contains spoilers – although everyone dies in historical fiction at some point, right? “Perhaps the golden age of the...

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