Chris Kyle is associate professor of history at Syracuse University and was a 2014–15 National Endowment for the Humanities fellow at The Huntington. Jason Peacey is professor of history and head of the history department at University College, London.

Printed News and Royal Proclamations

The highways and byways of early modern England carried travelers transporting news of the day. Royal messengers jostled with post-boys, merchants, booksellers, and balladeers. Judges rode their circuits, and private individuals braved the rutted roads on business or private journeys. One of the main topics was politics, delivered in the … Continue reading