4,027 Parliamentarians, with added XML

This post has kindly been written for us by Dr Philip Carter, Head of IHR Digital. This week the Institute of Historical Research published a remarkable new biographical work, charting the lives of 4,027 officers who fought for Parliament during the first English...

The Court of Chivalry 1634-1640 – British History Online

This post has kindly been written by Professor Richard Cust from the Centre for Reformation and Early Modern Studies at the University of Birmingham. The Court of Chivalry 1634-1640 is now freely available on British History Online. Cheating at cards is nothing new....

The unseen Whitehall

This post has kindly been written by Dr. Philip Carter, Head of IHR Digital at the Institute of Historical Research. As you may have seen, last week the Metropolitan Police moved into their very smart new residence, between London’s Whitehall and the Embankment. It’s...

The Origin of the Student Species

Modern students study their early modern predecessors This post has been kindly written for us by Dr Adam Crymble. Adam is a Lecturer of Digital History at the University of Hertfordshire and an Editor of the Programming Historian. He was also the Project Manager of...

Digitising the Calendars of Inquisitions post mortem

This post originally appeared on the Mapping the Medieval Countryside blog and is reposted here with permission from Michael Hicks Work has continued on making the published inquisitions post mortem freely accessible in the sixteen months since funding ceased, and we...