CONFERENCE NEWS: Digital Diversity 2015: Writing | Feminism | CultureWhereas the Orlando textbase was first published by Cambridge University Press in 2006, the Orlando Project itself began in 1995. This May, the conference Digital Diversity 2015: Writing | Feminism | Culture will take place in Edmonton to mark the Orlando Project’s 20th birthday and to explore ongoing advances in the fields of digital literary and cultural studies. We look forward to welcoming an international, multidisciplinary group of delegates, who will participate in workshops, panels, and poster and demo sessions. For more information about the conference, including its featured speakers, check out its website at digitaldiversity2015.org and follow its Twitter account @digdiv2015.
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25 April 1544
There was published, without her name, Katherine Parr's English translation of Psalmi seu precationes ex variis Scripturae locis collectae by John Fisher, which had appeared under her patronage just a week earlier.
25 April 1659
John Evelyn reported a "wonderfull and suddaine change in the face of the publique:" discontent with Cromwell's son Richard, and canvassing of other candidates for power.
25 April 1694
The Bank of England was established, against violent parliamentary opposition, with the primary object of lending money to the nation rather than to individuals: this was the beginning of the National Debt.John Evelyn reported soon afterwards that the news bank's capital was £120,000 and that it paid its investors 4%.
- 25 April 1544