Aaaand I present to you: Chapter 2 of my PhD!
All the news that’s fit to print! Though in the 1620s this was a fairly restricted category.
This is Nathaniel Butter, early printer, pioneer of foreign news pamphlets during the Thirty Years’ War. These pamphlets were called ‘corantos’, they are pretty cool. I have no idea what Butter looked like, and obviously the above should come with a big, red, flashing warning light that reads ‘Anachronisms ahoy!’
Also, I apologise for the colours on this. I really need to get a scanner that doesn’t make colours come out like a fever dream.