Excellent historical links

For the Napoleonic era, there are many resources and associations. These are the main ones:

For 17th century and the Court of the Sun King:

Blogging the Renaissance. Although no longer active, the archives of this blog are well worth exploring.

  • Hoydens and Firebrands: Roaring Ladies Who Write About The Seventeenth Century. I won’t be shy: I’m one of the “roaring ladies” who contribute to this blog. 
  • jardine’s book of martyrs: An exploration of the Later Covenanters, the Killing Times and Scottish History.
  • Two Nerdy History Girls: Bestselling authors Loretta Chase & Susan Holloway Scott gossip about history, writing, and yes, shoes. This is an excellent blog for historical details. Highly recommended.
  • Versailles and More. Historical novelist Catherine Delors offers excellent historical information on this blog. 
  • Wonders & Marvels. A wealth of historical information: a marvel! 
  • Writing the Renaissance; Bringing Sixteenth Century France to Life through Historical Fiction.

Historical fiction review blogs:

Blogs by writers of historical fiction:

Essential resources:

17th century links:

Perhaps of Interest:

Various of interest: