Medieval and Renaissance Women: charters and rolls The British Library blog has a full list of digitised charters and rolls from their medieval collections. They include examples of women who made wills and owned and passed on property which will be fascinating for those interested in the economic agency of women at this time.
Available via the London Picture archive this great image of Civitas Londinium, also known as the Woodcut Map of London, c1561-1570. This edition published c1633, sheet 8, shows ships on the river and if you zoom in the bull and bear baiting rings.
Medieval and Renaissance Women project: digitised manuscripts The British Library is in the process of digitising many of its manuscripts, rolls and charters connected with women from Britain and across Europe, and made between 1100 and 1600. Examples include: Christine de Pizan Le Livre des faits d’armes et de chevalerie Prayer books illustrations The project is […]