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  • History Roundup 861: Medieval Stuff June 23, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 861: Medieval Stuff

    Today’s links follow 1) Viking Parliament: UK 2) Medieval Cats: Spain 3) Drug-Rape: Christendom 4) Brunetto Latini’s City: Florence 5) Bastards: Medieval Christendom and from the archives 6) Irish hangwomen Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com Other links: Riders on the Storm

    History Roundup 860: Food June 22, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 860: Food

    Today’s links follow 1) Oysters: NY 2) Institutionalized Food: Hospitals and prisons 3) Southern Food: US (book review) 4) Gruesome Fad Diets: the west 5) Chinese US Food: US and from the archives 6) Jean Hill Misremembers Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com Other links: Paint it black

    History Roundup 859: Mysteries and Madness June 21, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 859: Mysteries and Madness

    Today’s links follow 1) Classicist and Death Threats: !! 2) Dr Seuss Taxidermy: highlight of my week? 3) Alcatraz Mystery: US 4) Slave Registars: Jamaica 5) Gentleman in Black Mystery: Notts and from the archives 6) Songs against songs Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com Other links: Moral panic urban legends

    History Roundup 858: Supernatural June 20, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 858: Supernatural

    Today’s links follow 1) Fairy Stealing: Scotland 2) Minotaur Amuck: Virginia (of course) 3) Spirit Wedding: US 4) 18C Charm: Philly 5) Dream Tyranny: Germany and from the archives 6) Baby eating eagles Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com Other links: Lying

    History Roundup 857: Very Old June 19, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 857: Very Old

    Today’s links follow 1) Languages: all over 2) Settlement Site: US 3) More DNA: Euro-Asia 4) Colouring Books: US 5) Amber Bird: pre-pre-history and from the archives 6) Parrot of Atures Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com Other links: Psychopaths and brains

    History Roundup 854: Weird Customs June 16, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 854: Weird Customs

    Today’s links follow 1) Suicide Customs: India 2) Grand Tour: Continent 3) Roman Cheques: Wales 4) Nazi Occult: Germany or not 5) Spanish Inquisition: Mexico and from the archives 6) Origins of Two Fingered Insult Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com Other links: Sound of Silence (Canadian TV)

    History Roundup 853: Shivers! June 15, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 853: Shivers!

    Today’s links follow 1) Facial Reconstructions: the lab 2) Long Travelled Viking Treasure: Ground 3) Roman Cat Paw Print: Lincoln, UK 4) Dna Connects: Egypt, Europe, Middle East 5) Missing Artifact: Michigan and from the archives 6) Last Words Last Lies Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com Other links: How to […]

    History Roundup 852: Crime! June 14, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 852: Crime!

    Today’s links follow 1) Medieval Serial Killer: History Books 2) Woman in Well: US 3) Brigands: Italy 4) Gunther Hotel Murder: Texas 5) Relic Theft: Middle Ages and from the archives 6) Crowning Corpses in Portugal Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com Other links: Depression and Spiritual Awakening

    History Roundup 851: Supernatural! June 13, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 851: Supernatural!

    Today’s links follow 1) Creepy Volcano: Peru 2) Spiritual Painting: US 3) Man Monkey: UK 4) Ghost Witness: US 5) Shrieking Pits: Norfolk, UK and from the archives 6) Nationalising Women Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com Other links: Polish pilots in BoB

    History Roundup 850: War! June 12, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 850: War!

    Today’s links follow 1) Scalp from Sand Creek: US 2) 1974 Doomsday: Israel 3) DDay Overview: BBC! 4) Nova Scotia and the American Revolution: Atlantic America 5) Underground War: Trenches and from the archives 6) Hill, Hill, Hill Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com Other links: women flying spitfires

    History Roundup 849: Ghosts and Bogeys and Gnomes! June 9, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 849: Ghosts and Bogeys and Gnomes!

    Today’s links follow 1) Walking Dead: UK 2) Rolling Ghost: but is it a ghost… US 3) Wollaton Gnomes: Nottingham (great piece) 4) Wolfman: the screen and from the archives 5) Discovering Australia Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com Other links: Local hero music

    History Roundup 848: Objects! June 8, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 848: Objects!

    Today’s links follow 1) Tarot: the table 2) Shaving Brushes and Anthrax: mother of God… 3) Seaman’s Chest: 7 Seas 4) Balloons: UK and France 5) Bombers: the ocean and from the archives 6) Female Flyting in Raj Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com Other links: John Prine Speed of the […]

    History Roundup 847: Prehistory and Ancient! June 7, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 847: Prehistory and Ancient!

    Today’s links follow 1) Paint Cave: Prehistory 2) Ancient Hunters Made Love Not War: Prehistory 3) Mummy Genome: Egypt 4) Trade Outpost: Morocco 5) Frankish Loot: Netherlands and from the archives 6) Fidel Castro Jesuit Spy Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com Other links: Love at Five and Dime

    History Roundup 846: War! June 6, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 846: War!

    Today’s links follow 1) Vikings Winter Over: England (bastards) 2) Broken Faces: hospital 3) Milkman Photograph: UK 4) Smugglers (war by other means): England 5) Confederate Monuments: US and from the archives 6) Head Hunting Germans Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com Other links: Ikea does history

    History Roundup 845: Bizarre! June 5, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 845: Bizarre!

    Today’s links follow 1) Body in Statue: China? 2) American Emperor: SF 3) Well Dressing: England 4) Forgotten Subway: New York 5) Mad Weapons: Germany and from the archives 6) Early Flight in Poland Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com Other links: Anti jihadi

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