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17th century

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Document Agricultural revolution week 1 slides


Agricultural history, agricultural revolution, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century view
Link Clergy of the Church of England, 1540-1835

Makes available and searchable the principal records of clerical careers from over 50 archives in England and Wales with the aim of providing...

Genealogy, Ecclesiastical History, Church history, 19th century, 18th century, 17th century, 16th century, Early modern, History view
Document Disorder and Resolution: William Blake’s ‘London’ and William Wordsworth’s ‘London 1802’ by Alex Deamer

In this essay I examine the differing attitudes towards disorder and resolution in William Blake’s ‘London’ and William Wordsworth’s ‘London 1802...

William Blake, William Wordsworth, 17th century, romanticism view
Image collection Effects of Civil War?

The print shown here, The World Turned Upside Down, comes from the English Civil War period and is a good early example of political comment in...

English Civil War, 17th century, Cromwell, prints view
Document Examining the Language of Science in the Prose of William Harvey and the Poetry of Margaret Cavendish, Mintra Tantikijrungruang

This interdisciplinary paper crosses a study of science with a study of literature. It will examine the language of science in a work of...

17th century, History of science, Literature view
Document Improving Vision: The Moral Focus of the Sense of Sight in Seventeenth-Century Text and Textile, Jean Lambert

In early modern culture, the eye was widely deemed to be the pre-eminent organ of the sensorium on account of its contribution to the intellectual...

17th century, eye, Morality, embroidery view
Document John Selden, Table Talk,

Quotations from John Selden's Table Talk (1689)

John Selden, Quotations, Lawyers, English Civil War, 17th century view
Document Some 17th century clerical jokes from Nicholas Le Strange's Jest Book

Some 17th century clerical jokes from Nicholas Le Strange's Jest Book, published as Nicholas Le Strange, Lippincott, Merry Jeasts, 1974...

Religious history, Humour, The Church of Enga, Clergy, 17th century view
Document Symbols of Behaviour in mid-17th Century English Coffee Houses, Scott Shriner

Coffee drinking became popularized in England during the dawning of the Commonwealth period and into mid-18th century. The interest in this...

coffee house, 17th century, Social history view
Link The Down Survey of Ireland (William Petty)

Trinity College Dublin project to create a consolidated digital atlas of the 1650s ‘Down Survey of Ireland’ surveyed by William Petty.


Down Survey, 17th century, Surveying, Historical Maps, William Petty view
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