Lives & Letters

Volume 1, No. 1, Spring 2009

ISSN 2040 - 4395

Editorial

MAKING ARCHIVES MATTER, Jan Broadway

Articles

‘DEAR SONG’: SCHOLARLY WHITEWASHING OF THE CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN CONSTANTIJN HUYGENS AND DOROTHEA VAN DORP, Lisa Jardine

Paper delivered at the international conference 'Return to sender: Constantijn Huygens as a man of letters' held at Centrum voor de Studie van de Gouden Eeuw, University of Amsterdam, 28 November 2008.

ENFLAM’D WITH THE STUDY OF LEARNING: OF MILTON’S EDUCATION, Rosanna Cox

A reconsideration of Milton’s educational proposals in Of Education (1644) in relation to contemporary evidence of the educational methodologies and practices of the English universities from the mid-16th century onwards.

SIGNS OF INTELLIGENCE: WILLIAM HERLE’S REPORT OF THE DUTCH SITUATION, 1573, Robyn Adams

An exploration of the use of the letters of the intelligencer William Herle, agent to Lord Burghley, through an examination of the marginalia on copies of his report concerning the Dutch situation.

Archives

ENGLISH CATHOLICISM: A TRAGE-COMEDY: AN ANONYMOUS WORK OF CATHOLIC CONTROVERSY, Simon Murphy

A transcription of British Library, Additional Manuscripts 64124.

Appendix 1 - Transcription

Appendix 2 - Descriptive Bibliography

SEVENTEENTH CENTURY RECORDS IN THE ST HELENA ARCHIVES, Anna Winterbottom

Catalogue of digital images from St Helena archive deposited in the British Library.

Appendix 1 - East India Company Consultations

Appendix 2 - Letters from England

Appendix 3 - Goodwin’s Abstracts