Hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, wildfires, earthquakes and tsunamis—natural disasters slam humankind every year. Did God do that? What does the Bible say? Two different covenants make all the difference—a progressive revelation.
Dateline: Philadelphia, 10 Feb 1698. Or at least that’s what a letter from England claimed. How would the Philadelphia Council reply?
This short post covers the coronation itself.
Dateline: Philadelphia, 1694. An audit spotted the public malfeasance. What was to be done? Great for looking at money equivalence from province to county. A county tax table is included.
Now things get very complicated! Includes a side-by-side comparison.
Dateline: Philadelphia, 1693. Would Quaker-dominated Philadelphia contribute to their ransom or turn isolationist? These are facts. No one should be afraid of them.
Her older half-sister, Queen Mary, imprisoned her in the Tower of London. She asked if the scaffold where Lady Jane Grey, the Queen of Nine Day, was beheaded was still up. Terrifying for her.
Dateline: Philadelphia, 1693. It is a sure thing that the regulations in this major town reflect how life was back then, up and down the eastern seaboard. Let’s read between the lines and listen in. Primary source, great for teachers and students.
Born on 18 Feb 1516, crowned on 1 Oct 1553, married on 25 July 1554, dying 17 Nov 1558, she was the first female monarch who ruled over all of England. She acquired the epithet “Bloody Mary.”
Dateline: Philadelphia, 7 April 1690. William Penn writes to the Council laying out how to pay him back for the £600 (huge!) he spent out of his pocket to keep Pennsylvania going.