British History Online (@bho_history )

British History Online

Bio British History Online is a digital library of primary and secondary sources for the history of the British Isles. Part of the Institute of Historical Research.
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Twitter Web App : Do we also remind our students that not everything in the library is true?

Not everything in my lectures is true?

Twitter Web App : Wow! Well worth listening to! Perhaps less radical, but nonetheless, very definitely #Essex, explore the history of the county (including those bits London has borrowed), check out our histories, from Dagenham to Dunmow (Priory) British History Online:……

Twitter Web App : If you were going to invent a professor of Logic from late 16th century #Zurich, youd probably come up with Jakob Ulrichs look anyway (BM)

Twitter Web App : If you missed any of the keynotes at #LinkedPasts6 last year, the recordings are now online at the School of Advanced Studies podcast channel

Twitter Web App : Just a few more items to explore in our portal of free resources including the resource on Palestinian oral history, women's history in Qajar Iran and Israeli foreign policy documents -…

Twitter Web App : This lasse and her mate a plot they did lay.
How long they would goe to the fayre before day
Because they would have evy one a fitt by the way
Singe turne up her belly heigh ho ...

A libellous ballad from 1628 in StaffsStokeHistory:…

Twitter Web App : Friday discovery: in the 1950s Bing Crosby made a porn film for the CIA to try to discredit the President of Indonesia, Sukarno [source: The Jakarta Method by @vinncent]

Twitter Web App : From today, those experiencing domestic abuse will be able to go into a Boots or indie chemist & seek help. If they say the codeword ‘ANI’ they’ll be taken to a private room & asked if they want to call 999 or domestic abuse helpline. ANI stands for Action Needed Immediately

Twitter Web App : A fantastic resource from the BBC for KS3 and KS4 history to accompany Sir Steve McQueen's stunning Small Axe films. Read about the Mangrove Nine here:……

Twitter Web App : I did say that very little had changed in the parish of Cold Higham ...

This is the hamlet of Grimscote today vs Grimscote on an 1813 extinguishment of tithes map. Many of the field boundaries are unchanged, and the size of the settlement has barely increased in 200 years.

Twitter Web App : All of our transcriptions are now free worldwide until 30 April. We hope this will be a help to researchers, teachers, students, and anyone else who loves history:…

Twitter Web App : 8 January 1894 | Fr. Maximilian Kolbe, OFM, was born in Zduńska Wola.

As a prisoner of #Auschwitz on 29 July 1941, he sacrificed his life to save a person selected for starvation death after an escape of a prisoner. On 14 August 1941, he was murdered with a phenol injection.