Archive for January 19th, 2012

January 19, 2012

William Lilly Astrologer

The Russell Grant of the Civil Wars. This is the front page of one of his almanacks of predictions which were lapped up. This one from 1650. I wonder what his dancing was like?

January 19, 2012

The Cries of London

From an etching, dated approx 1650. A good overview of common people’s clothes from our period.