Monthly Archive: July 2011

Jul 31

July 31: The Age of Chivalry Exposed (1485)

Le Morte D'Arthur (1485)

Sir Thomas Malory’s Morte d’Arthur published (1485) An “Age of Chivalry”? It was on this date, July 31, 1485, that the source of the Arthurian legends as we know them today, eight romances known as Le Morte D’Arthur, was published in London.* The work was written by Sir Thomas Malory (c 1405-1471) and was published …

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Jul 30

July 30: E. Haldeman-Julius

E. Haldeman-Julius (R) with Sir Allen Lane

E. Haldeman-Julius (1889) It was on this date, July 30, 1889, that Emanuel Julius was born in a Philadelphia tenement – later to become known as the book publisher E. Haldeman-Julius. Emanuel left school at age 13 to seek his fortune as a writer in New York and got a job on a Socialist newspaper, …

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