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The Interior of Bethlam Hospital Urbane Metcalf London (1818) Urbane Metcalf was a hawker who sold ribbons, laces and garters door-to-door, but also spent considerable time in Bedlam/Bethlem Hospital and other asylums. First admitted to…
Eikon Basilike The Pourtraicture of His Sacred Majesty in His Solitudes and Sufferings ROM 8 More then Conqueror &c. Bona agere, & mali pati, Regium est CR MDCXLVIII The Eikon Basilike was…
Daemonologie In Forme of a Dialogie Divided into three Bookes. By James RX Printed by Robert Walde-grave, Printer to the Kings Majestie. An. 1597. Cum Privilegio Regio. In 1590, James VI of Scotland, and from 1603 James I…
KING CHARLS HIS SPEECH Made upon the SCAFFOLD At Whitehall-Gate, Immediately before his Execution, On Tuesday the 30 of Ian. 1648[note]Before the adoption of the Gregorian calendar, the new year started in March, rather than January.[/…
THE London Spy Compleat, In Eighteen-Parts. By the Author of the Trip to JAMAICA. LONDON, Printed and Sold by J. How, at the Se­ven Stars in Talbot-Court in Grace-Church-street,1703.
Magna Carta, or the Great Charter, has gone into myth as the foundation of modern human and civil rights, and of our current systems of government and law. The ‘Article of the Barons’ as it was first known was a result of the (mainly) northern…
General Chronological History of the Air, Weather, Seasons, Meteors, &c. In Sundry Places and different Times; more particularly for the Space of 250 Years. Together with some of their most Remarkable Effects on Animal (especially Human)…
Sketches in Bedlam; or characteristic traits of insanity as displayed in the cases of one hundred and forty patients of both sexes, now, or recently, confined in New Bethlem, including Margaret Nicholson, James Hatfield, Patrick Walsh, Bannister…
An exact relation of the late dreadful tempest: or, a faithful account of the most remarkable disasters which hapned on that occasion: The Places where, and Persons Names who suffers by the same, in City and Countrey; the Number of Ships, Men and…
The Storm: or a Collection of the most Remarkable Casualties and Disasters which happened in the late Dreadful Tempest, both by Sea and Land Lord hath his way in the Whirlwind, and in the Storm, and the Clouds are the dust of his Feet — Nah. i…
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