Tag: Tudor period

Rethinking Dominos

Rethinking Dominos

At the start of chapter 3 of a once forthcoming second edition of the Routier Gaming Manual[1], I pontificate: There are no references to dominos in western sources before the middle of the 18th century, when domino games appear to have been played in Italy and France. They are kept in this volume mainly so the … Continue reading Rethinking Dominos

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Review – Material Culture: Tudor and Stuart Period Finds

Material Culture in London in an Age of Transition: Tudor and Stuart Period Finds c.1450-c.1700 from Excavations at Riverside Sites in Southwark “Material Culture in London in an Age of Transition” is a major new illustrated catalogue of a rare assemblage of items from the Tudor and Stuart periods. Objects of leather, bone, wood and … Continue reading Review – Material Culture: Tudor and Stuart Period Finds