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  • ISSN: 0165-1153 (Print), 2041-2827 (Online)
  • Editor: Carolien Stolte Leiden University, The Netherlands
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Published for The Leiden Institute for History. For over thirty years Itinerario has provided a platform for scholars researching the history of European expansion in the context of colonialism between c.1500 and 1950. Contributors are encouraged to take a global perspective and consider the international interaction of European countries from both a Western and non-Western viewpoint, analysing the impact of this interaction on World History in general.

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  • Discovering a ‘new’ Tudor ballad by John Heywood
  • 24 May 2017, Jane Flynn
  • Read Jane Flynn’s full article published in the journal British Catholic History. A few years ago, I did an internet search involving the name ‘John Heywood’, the Tudor court entertainer, poet, and musician.  One of the hits was from the catalogue of manuscripts of the Durham Cathedral Library, in a description of a book of accounts dating from 1561–75.  It mentioned that the account book contains a 38-stanza poem that ‘begins “When all that is to was ys brought / As all that hath byn is” and ends “Maye rest in rest aye restyngly / Amen quoth John Heywood” [John Heywood ?1497-?1580]’, with the name ‘Thomas Good at the end’.  I was intrigued: was the poem by Good or Heywood?…...