New History Hoydens post up! The 1808 Stronsay sea monster, which washed up on the beach in Orkney. Eyewitness testimony, snobbery, cryptozoology, and Lord Byron!
New History Hoydens post up! I bought an engraving of the burning of the Barrière de la Conférence at a flea market yesterday, and I talk about the history of the engraving and the burning of the Paris Customs Houses on the first day of the French Revolution!