This search system is still undergoing refinements and will eventually include more options for ways of searching the site.
There is an experimental targeted search you can search the diary for individual words as 'And' (both words must be present), 'Or' (either word must be present), or 'Phrase' (the words must appear as a phrase). Search terms are case-insensitive. You may currently search the diary, or the notes on people in Godwin's Diary that the project has collected.
Or there is a general full-text search is provided by our Google Search Appliance.