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17 February 2015 @ 10:33 pm
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England's medieval immigrants revealed by universities

(link via Twitter.)

And here's the England's Immigrants project itself (linked in the BBC article), described on its website as "a fully-searchable database containing over 64,000 names of people known to have migrated to England during the period of the Hundred Years’ War and the Black Death, the Wars of the Roses and the Reformation":
Spackle: sg-1: Daniel's excited!spacklegeek on February 19th, 2015 04:42 am (UTC)

This is so cool.


I'm inarticulate!

tempestsarekindtempestsarekind on February 19th, 2015 11:36 am (UTC)
I want people to start using this database to come up with ideas for characters for historical fiction! It would be great to get some different kinds of stories out of this new information (which would feed into how we see the period, too).