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#1 Zaarin

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Posted 29 May 2017 - 04:13 PM

Could someone recommend a good source on court life in the second half of the fifteenth century, including things like court etiquette and protocol, etc.? I can't really name a specific court since I'm writing alt history, but the closest court (geographically) would be Spain (or Grenada, earlier in the century).



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Posted 30 May 2017 - 03:37 PM

I like what Litgal said in a blog post "Research like a 5th grader." 

 

Personally, I'd start with Wikipedia and click links until something clicks inside of you.


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Posted 30 May 2017 - 09:27 PM

I like what Litgal said in a blog post "Research like a 5th grader." 

 

Personally, I'd start with Wikipedia and click links until something clicks inside of you.

I've done that; I'm looking to go deeper now. :)



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Posted 01 June 2017 - 03:44 PM

Have you considered asking your local librarian? Even if your library doesn't have books on that specific topic, they may be able to get you something from a library that does. I've had good success with that in the past. Especially if you tell them you're researching a book.



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Posted 02 June 2017 - 04:09 PM

Have you considered asking your local librarian? Even if your library doesn't have books on that specific topic, they may be able to get you something from a library that does. I've had good success with that in the past. Especially if you tell them you're researching a book.

That's a good idea; thanks. :)






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