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We have a new most read post for 2023! Thank you for counting down to 2024 with Alice Thornton's Books, and we wish you a very Happy New Year. Our most read blog post is my 'A House Divided', about the Restoration of Charles II and a domestic quarrel. https://thornton.kdl.kcl.ac.uk/posts/blog/2022-09-12-a-house-divided/ @litodons @histodons @histodon

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We're down to our top two most read blog posts as we count down to 2024! Last year, my piece about finding two missing Alice Thornton manuscripts was in the very top spot. This year it's at number 2. Find out where the Alice Thornton's Books project all began. https://thornton.kdl.kcl.ac.uk/posts/blog/2022-06-23-two-missing-thornton-manuscripts/
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As we look over our top 5 blog posts, what better time to dip into the world of Alice Thornton (1626-1707). We'll keep you reading about the till the Eve of 2024. At no. 4, project postdoc Jo Edge brought us 'Alice Thornton, Memory and Middleham Castle'. https://thornton.kdl.kcl.ac.uk/posts/blog/2022-07-25-alice-thornton-middleham-castle/
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Check out version v1.3.0 of our edition of Alice Thornton's Books. We have a new search function for people and places. Links that go to our partial release are live (others show up but are currently disabled). We also have some sample bios up for the 14 people named in the first 22 pages of her 'Book of Remembrances'. https://thornton.kdl.kcl.ac.uk/entities/

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We have also added more detail on the site about Alice Thornton's four manuscript books, especially her 'Book of Remembrances' which is where the 103pp of the partial release are from
https://thornton.kdl.kcl.ac.uk/books/
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While four autobiograpical accounts of Alice Thornton's (1626-1707) life exist, each one is different from the others as she changed the structure and rewrote events.

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If you are interested in learning more about the four Thornton manuscripts, see our page here:
https://thornton.kdl.kcl.ac.uk/books/


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