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Palaeography and diplomatic skills

There are several high-quality web sites providing skills in palaeography (the study of old handwriting) and diplomatic (the physical make-up and contents of old documents). You may find the following useful:  English Handwriting 1500-1700: an online course [Cambridge English Renaissance … Continue reading

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What’s in a name? Y chromosomes, surnames and the genetic genealogy revolution

Turi King and Mark Jobling from the University  of Leicester have published another interesting paper “What’s in a name? Y  chromosomes, surnames and the genetic genealogy revolution” in the latest issue  of “Trends in Genetics“. This article is essential reading for … Continue reading

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