I didn’t notice the other day that the BBC’s Fanny Hill mini-site has an 18th-century Quiz.
I only got 8 out of 10. Don’t tell my boss.
9, me. Apparently the Scottish Enlightenment discovered . . . I can’t bring myself to give it away. Check it out for yourselves.
Fanny Hill? It will be interesting to see how they’re going to broadcast that.
7 :-( voltaire, prostitutes and the art of cookery
If you enjoy general frivolity then try http://www.channel4.com/history/microsites/C/city-of-vice/game/index.html
the ‘City of Vice’ Bow Street Runners game. Although I managed to get the clues I did let one of my victims die because of my inadequate sewing skills! I enjoyed the series largely because I so much enjoyed picking holes in it, the funniest being the fact they have placed Bow Street Court in the wrong place in the cgi sequence. Shame on that historical researcher!
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