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ENGLISH CIVIL WAR LINKS

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† RE-ENACTMENT SITES

Sealed knot home page www.sealedknot.org The best page for English Civil War Re-Enactors by far. 

Manus O'Cahan's Regiment Of Foot http://ocahans.thesealedknot.org.uk/ Scot's-Irish division to which I belong in the re-enactors of the Sealed Knot.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† THE BATTLES AND BATTLEFIELDS

http://www.british-civil-wars.co.uk/†† General overview.

http://www.24hourmuseum.org.uk/trlout_gfx_en/TRA22987.html Naseby

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† THE PEOPLEINVOLVED

County Durham recusants http://www.geocities.com/englishrevolution/hixon.htm

Lancashire Royalist Sir George Middleton http://www.geocities.com/englishrevolution/leighton.htm

Madeley in Shropshire
http://www.geocities.com/englishrevolution/madeley.htm

Humfrey Noye, Royalist gentleman gentlemanhttp://www.geocities.com/englishrevolution/noye.htm

House of Correction in Middlewich Middlewichhttp://www.geocities.com/englishrevolution/middlewi.htm

Winstanley & The Diggers http://gouk.about.com/gi/dynamic/offsite.htm?site=http%3A%2F%2Fdiggers.org%2Fdiggers%2Fdigg_eb.html

http://www.spurgeon.org/~phil//puritans.htm The Puritans  

http://exlibris.org/nonconform/engdis/index.html Dissenting sects

Voluntarianism
http://members.aol.com/Vlntryst/3nbnb.html

Witchcraft
http://www.hulford.co.uk/trials.html witch trials

http://www.british-civil-wars.co.uk/biog/argyll.htm The Marquis Of Argyll

 

http://www.bilderberg.org/land/index.htm Levellers & Diggers.  

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† GENERAL ESSAYS ON THE CIVIL WAR

http://www.thevickerage.worldonline.co.uk/ecivil/index.htm General year by year Civil War History

http://www.mondopolitico.com/discus/messages/68/801.html?1042903625 Cromwell on Charles 1st.

††††††††††††††† MONTROSE, AND THE SCOTS/IRISH INVOLVEMENT IN THE CIVIL WAR

http://www.montrose-society.org.uk/index.html The Montrose Society

alasdair mccolla http://www.scotwars.com/html/maccolla_intro.htm

http://www.celticleague.org/history_4-04a.html

htthttp://www.celticleague.org/history_10-03.html

alasdair macdonald balladhttp://www.scotwars.com/html/textonly/maccolla_song.htm

Montrose http://www.scotwars.com/html/montrose_bckgrd_overview.htm

http://www.british-civil-wars.co.uk/biog/montrose.htm

http://www.highlandconnection.org/clandonaldhistory.html montrose o cahan link

http://www.scotwars.com/html/manus_ocahans_regiment.htm reprint of the mercurius article

Great Rebellion Massacre Of Protestants http://www.waterfordcountylibrary.ie/library/categories/onlineresources/article80/allegedmassacre.doc

Aberdeen Massacre http://www.leopardmag.co.uk/feats/31/lucky-escape-for-fyvies-bonnie-lass

Battle Of Fyfe http://www.abirnie.freeserve.co.uk/fyvie2001/battle_of_fyvie_16441.htm

Battle Of Inverlochy http://www.electricscotland.com/history/shepherd/frebruary.htm

names and numbers roll call http://laghtnan.sealedknot.org/irish.htm

Domestic Annals of Scotland
http://www.electricscotland.com/history/domestic/index.htm

Battle of Worcester
http://www.electricscotland.com/history/articles/worcester.htm

†††††††††††††††††† THIRTY YEARS WAR Ė CIVIL WAR SITES

Scots in Sweden
http://www.electricscotland.com/history/sweden/index.htm

Scots in Germany
http://www.electricscotland.com/history/germany/scotsndx.htm

Scots in Poland
http://www.electricscotland.com/history/poland/scotsndx.htm

http://www.reformation.org/lion-of-the-north.html

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† DOCUMENTS FROM THE17th CENTURY

http://www.constitution.org/eng/conpur043.htm full text of theGrand Remonstrance case parliament issued against the king.http://eebo.chadwyck.com/marketing/about.htm (Early English Books Online)
http://www.british-history.ac.uk/subject.asp?subjectid=28 (Parliamentary history from the British History online website)
http://www.caliverbooks.com/ (reproduction books and pamphlets, also Military Books, Role Playing Games, CCGs, Wargames, Games Workshop, LARP accessories)
http://www.channel4.com/history/microsites/H/history/guide17/part01.html (the Time Traveller's Guide to Stuart England online)
http://www.frozen-fyre.com/16CWillsArticle.htm (wills)

http://www.lukehistory.com/resources/index.html (pamphlets, news sheets and other documents)
http://www.luminarium.org/sevenlit/ (essays and articles on 17th century art and literature)
http://www.paulmeekins.co.uk/ (specialist 17th century bookseller - second-hand, out of print and new)
http://www.portsdown.demon.co.uk/mark.htm (tariff for emigrants with prices from 1625)
http://www.rod-neep.co.uk/books/ref/0477/index.htm (CD book of engravings and woodcuts)

http://www.constitution.org/eng/conpur_.htm Constitutional papers from the Puritan Government.

†††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††WOMEN IN THE 17th CENTURY


http://www.wwnorton.com/nael/17century/topic_1/welcome.htm (the 17th century housewife in English literature)

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††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† WEAPONRY

http://www.geocities.com/Yosemite/Campground/8551/index.html Muskets

http://www.swordhistory.com/home.html History Of The Sword

http://www.dimacleod.co.uk/history/ecwshots.htmArtillery

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† COSTUME/UNIFORM SITES

http://www.costumes.org/history/100pages/timelinepages/1630to1665a.htmhttp://costume.dm.net/dyes/artofdying.html cloth dying http://www.marquise.de/en/1600/pics/index.shtml Baroque costumes. http://www.masterarmourer.com/†† Armour
http://www.the-armoury.co.uk/ Armour
http://www.themerchantventurers.co.uk/Index2.aspArmourhttp://www.24hourmuseum.org.uk/trlout_gfx_en/TRA22987.html Buff coats http://jas-townsend.com/ (made to measure clothing)
http://www.costumes.org/history/100pages/17thlinks.htm (a site full of links)
http://www.manchestergalleries.org/html/costume/goc_collection.html (costume gallery)
http://www.apparelsearch.com/definitions/definition_list_clothes.htm (cloth and clothes)
http://www.personal.utulsa.edu/~marc-carlson/shoe/RESEARCH/GLOSSARY/bdefs.htm (shoes, historical)
http://www.saintives.com/essays/textile_primer.htm (materials, historical)
http://www.thrednedlestrete.com/morse/Glossary.htm (clothing, historical)
http://www.vertetsable.com/research_vocabulary.htm#a
http://www.whaleys-bradford.ltd.uk/glossary.cfm (material)
Hats
http://www.hatshapers.com/Hat%20Dictionary.htm
http://www.thrednedlestrete.com/morse/GlossaryC.htm
Hose
http://www.dabbler.com/ndlwrk/stocking.html (hand knit)
http://www.vertetsable.com/demos_stockings.htm (has a pattern for cut hose)

Jewellery
http://www.ladysmaidjewels.com/Articles/cheapside.html (The Cheapside Hoard "greatest find of 16th-17th century jewelry made for commoners.")
Lace
http://www.costumes.org/HISTORY/100pages/17THLACE.HTM
Patterns
http://freespace.virgin.net/f.lea/index.htm (Tudor costumes, but has lots of useful information on it)
http://jas-townsend.com/
http://www.lostcoasthistpatterns.com/underpinnings.html (womenís underclothes)
http://www.paulmeekins.co.uk/patterns/patternsindex.htm
http://www.reconstructinghistory.com/
http://www.sewingcentral.com/cgi-bin/Web_store/web_store.cgi?page=pp.html&cart_id=8515131_4367
Petticoats
http://costume.dm.net/cartpleat/ (cartridge pleats)
Sewing
http://www.crewelwork.com/history.htm (crewel work)
Shoes
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clogs (Clogs)
http://www.cordwainers.org/later_history.html (Cordwainers)
http://www.personal.utulsa.edu/~marc-carlson/shoe/RESEARCH/GLOSSARY/bdefs.htm (footwear glossary)
Snapsacks
http://www.fairfax.org.uk/main/gallery/gallery5/ffxgallery.htm
Suppliers and Tailors
http://costume.dm.net/corsets/
http://homepage.ntlworld.com/kurtjewkes/Index.htm (Eleanorís Trunk)
http://www.agesofelegance.co.uk/
http://www.annabelchaffer.co.uk/products/designer_jewellery/museum_london_cheapside_jewellery_collection_page01.htm (replicas of The Cheapside Hoard for sale)
http://www.calltoarms.com/sallygrn.htm (Sally Green)
http://www.costumes.org/HISTORY/100pages/17THLACE.HTM (lace)
http://www.costumes.org/history/100pages/17thlinks.htm (a site full of links)
http://www.dabbler.com/ndlwrk/stocking.html (hand knit)
http://www.lacis.com/ (embroidery supplier)
http://www.periodglasses.com/ (spectacles)
http://www.pewterreplicas.com/
http://www.plantagenet-repros.com/index.html (also wrought ironwork)
http://www.qualitycaps.co.uk/
http://www.sarahjuniper.co.uk/ (hand sewn boots and shoes)
http://www.thehcc.co.uk/
http://www.themerchantventurers.co.uk/Index2.asp
http://www.vanessatreasure.co.uk/
http://www.venacavadesign.co.uk/ (corsetry website)
http://www.venacavadesign.co.uk/Pages/DraftBones.htm (boning etc)
http://www.vertetsable.com/
http://www.warwear.co.uk/
Womenís clothing (general)
http://www.chepstowe.co.uk/clothes.html (has sketches of some patterns)
http://www.kipar.org/baroque-costumes/costumes_female_focus.html (accessories)
http://www.kipar.org/baroque-costumes/costumes_female_working.html
http://www.metaweb.com/wiki/wiki.phtml?title=Stephenson:Neal:Quicksilver:176:Black_Velvet_(Scott_Elkin) (comparing pre-Restoration and Restoration dress, with reference to a pamphlet called "A Just and Seasonable Reprehension of Naked Breasts and Shoulders")
http://www.portsdown.demon.co.uk/lace.htm (lace making)
http://womenshistory.about.com/library/pic/hollar/blhollar1.htm (Hollarís engravings)
Womenís underclothes
http://costume.dm.net/corsets/
http://fashion-era.com/early_corsetry.htm#17th_Century_Boned_Bodices_

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ART

http://cartelen.louvre.fr/cartelen/visite?srv=car_not_frame&idNotice=25528 David Tenniers.

http://www.kipar.org/baroque-costumes/costumes_female_working.html Portraits/depictions of women in the 17th Century

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† LITERATURE/POETRY

http://www.ic.arizona.edu/ic/mcbride/lanyer/lanyer.htm (17th century poetess Aimelia Lanyer)

http://www.uni-koeln.de/phil-fak/englisch/kurse/17c/poets.htm (17th century female poets)

http://www.mcgonagall-online.org.uk/poems/pgexmont.htm Post Civil War William McGonagall poem on the execution of Montrose. (hilariously bad tribute poem by Scotland's worst Bard.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† FOOD & DRINK SITES OF 17th CENTURY INTEREST

http://www.plimoth.org/learn/education/kids/homeworkHelp/dinner.asp Essay on diet in the period.

http://www.carrotmuseum.co.uk/maroon.html A surprisingly informative history of the carrot in art, cooking and culture.

Eating Equipment
http://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/frames.shtml?http://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/ceramics/pages/subcategory.asp?subcat_id=707&subcat_name=London-area+redware&page=2 (pots and drinking vessels from archaeological digs)
http://www.pewterreplicas.co.uk/
http://www.themerchantventurers.co.uk/Index2.asp

Medicine
http://www.nps.gov/colo/Jthanout/DrugProd.html

Recipes
http://www.godecookery.com/engrec/engrec.html (includes medicines)

Traditional food
http://clyderobin.com/seeds/queen_annes_lace.htm
http://website.lineone.net/~stolarczyk/history.html
http://www.gardenorganic.org.uk/


http://www.paeo.de/h1/parki.html (and other plants)
http://www.plimoth.org/learn/education/kids/homeworkHelp/dinner.asp (17th century colonial food, with a discussion of the English diet)
http://www.seedfest.co.uk/ (UK site of "High Quality Heirloom Vegetable Seeds")
http://www.vegetableseed.net/ ("High Quality Heirloom Vegetable Seeds" includes recipes)

†††††††††††††††††† SMOKING

http://www.nfi.org.za/palaeo/pipes.htm (chemical residue found in pipes in Virginia)
http://www.ramshornstudio.com/pipe_smoking.htm (women and pipes)
http://www.virginiadigs.com/broaddus_flats/images/artifacts/artifacts_2.html (under construction)

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† BOOKS ON THE CIVIL WAR PERIOD

 

http://www.paulmeekins.co.uk/  Paul meekins Book sales.

http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/ft9v19p2p6/ Full text of the Pauline Gregg Charles 1st History book.

http://www.caliverbooks.com/HTML/calintro.htm Caliber Books

http://www.greenhillbooks.com/ (military books)
http://www.harlotpublications.co.uk/ (pamphlets and books about crafts & history)

        FILM REVIEWS ON 17th Century FILMS 

http://www.channel4.com/history/microsites/H/history/c-d/cromwell.html Cromwell reviewed.

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