Online Resources: Medieval Europe

Online Resources: Medieval Europe

A Database of Crusaders to the Holy Land 1095-1189  https://www.dhi.ac.uk/crusaders/ This resource enables researchers to access a free database on the biographies of crusaders, including their country of origin, role, contingent leader, as well as the crusades they...

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Online Resources: British History

Online Resources: British History

Anti-Popery in British History  https://antipopery.com/ This resource showcases interdisciplinary ways for researchers to study anti-Catholicism as a major aspect of modern British history. The website provides several essays which show the different methodologies in...

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Online Resources: Early Medieval England

Online Resources: Early Medieval England

Anglo-Saxon Cluster  http://www.ascluster.org/ The resource is an online portal for four existing online publications on Anglo-Saxon sources from projects conducted at King’s College London and University of Cambridge. The resources listed on the Cluster are: ASChart;...

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Online Resources: Early Modern Europe

Online Resources: Early Modern Europe

1641 [Irish] Depositions  https://1641.tcd.ie/ This online resource contains the digitised images and transcriptions of the Irish depositions that were written down in seventeenth-century Ireland. The depositions were witness testimonies, from predominantly Irish...

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Online Resources: Early Modern Britain

Online Resources: Early Modern Britain

Bentham Papers Database  http://www.benthampapers.ucl.ac.uk/ This resource provides researchers with access to a database focused on the papers of early modern English utilitarian philosopher, jurist, economist, and social reformer Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832). The...

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RHS Race, Ethnicity and Equality Roadmap for Change II

RHS Race, Ethnicity and Equality Roadmap for Change II

Header Image: The sculpture "A Surge of Power (Jen Reid)" by British artist Marc Quinn stands on the plinth in Bristol where the statue of the seventeenth-century merchant and slave-trader Edward Colston had been since 1895. The statue of Colston was removed by...

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Half-Meetings: Indian Emotional Responses to World War Two

Half-Meetings: Indian Emotional Responses to World War Two

Two-and-a-half million men from undivided India served the British during the Second World War. Their experiences have been little remembered, either in the UK where a European/US-centric memory of the war dominates, or in modern South Asia where nationalist histories...

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Climate in the History Curriculum

Climate in the History Curriculum

In September, Amanda Power spoke to the RHS Education Policy Committee about putting climate into the history curriculum. In this post for the RHS blog, which draws on that presentation, she considers how we might develop history curricula to integrate climate, and...

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Tracing Digitized Lives – Convicts and Old Age

Tracing Digitized Lives – Convicts and Old Age

Interest in crime history, amongst academics and the public, has increased with the development of digital repositories and large-scale projects such as The Proceedings of the Old Bailey Online, Digital Panopticon and Convict Voyages. In this post for the RHS blog,...

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