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  • Accusations against Christopher Marlowe by Richard...

    Manuscript Created date: 16th century

    These notorious manuscripts appear to support the idea of Christopher Marlowe as the wild boy of Elizabethan literature....

  • Copernicus' celestial spheres

    Book Created date: 1515-32

    Since the time of Aristotle in the 5th century BCE, western learning advocated that heavenly bodies revolved around the...

  • Iron chastity belt, possibly 16th century

    Object Created date: Possibly 16th century

    This bizarre contraption is an iron chastity belt, fastened at the side with a padlock. It was supposedly used to safegu...

  • The Devonshire Manuscript

    Manuscript, Quarto Created date: 16th century

    This hand-written volume, known as the Devonshire Manuscript, is an anthology of courtly love poems made by members of H...