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Why I’m Angry At The Reform Act
On September 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

For various reasons (read: book research), I ended up researching the Reform Act of 1832 last year AND I’m still kind of pissed about it. Why am I holding a year long grudge against 200 year old legislation that was, for the most part, super necessary and critical to lessening the class divide in England? […]

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Character Spotlight—Catherine Barton Conduitt
On March 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Catherine Conduitt was a badass—but not the “wield a sword and slay your enemies” kind of badass. She was supremely feminine, flawlessly graceful, and a perfect hostess. And, if you read between the lines of history, you might suspect that she shaped the hell out of England while she was alive. I’m going to bullet point […]

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The Georges: A Georgian Era Breakdown
On February 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

I’m fascinated by times of flux in history, and one of the most fluxy (I might have made that word up) was when the Hanovers descended on England. Along with some serious German-English culture shock, they had a whole heap of family problems that kept showing up generation after generation. This recipe for trouble was […]

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