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  • History Roundup 55 including Rat Blame and Jinkenmen March 31, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups , trackback

    shaking hands history

    Today’s post is part of the Index Biography (though note I accidentally put two up for the first four hours, sorry!)

    1) Runaway Slave: Joins British Navy

    2) Mad Jack: ww2 Sword Play

    3) The Devil’s Footprints: 1885 Revisited

    4) Wildmen in Norway and Selkies on Skis: the title alone…

    5) False Pregnancies in Early Modern France: ‘I was rustling through some old research notes…’

    6) Don’t Blame the Rats: black death studies

    7) War of the Roses Redux: among academics

    8) Oh No The Jinkenmen are Coming: Japanese bogies

    9) An Assyrian Curse Reunited: Unwise?

    And from the Archives

    10) Bishop Q (an antique woman bishop?)

    Other links: the Christians, Born Again and unmaking the sea serpent.