1) Hasting's blog.
I was reading her post about the Poste she made for the Artemesian Costuming Challenge and I noticed that the bodice of the gown in one of her references
Portrait of a Woman by Paolo Zacchia the Elder
looks a whole lot like like the bodices I 'bone' with hemp cord.
So far as I know, no one has found any definitive evidence that bodices were corded to provide support in period but this picture has me going hmm...
You know, what I need is a research minion!