Ciphers at the edge of Period; Secrets from the King's strongbox
Melchior zum grauen Wolf
Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia, Time Zone: EST
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Cryptography was experiencing a boom in public awareness right at 1600. By the time of Charles I; puzzle solving and sending secret messages was popular pass time with the upper class and even the Royalty. Charles I even kept a strongbox containing enciphered and deciphered. I hope he wins the battle of Naseby and nobody breaks open that box! Oops. The ciphers in use at the turn of the century provide insight into the development of ciphers throughout Period. Would you like to know more?
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