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Life Below Stairs : The Real Lives of Servants : The Edwardian Era to 1939

Life Below Stairs : The Real Lives of Servants : The Edwardian Era to 1939

by Pamela Horn

Life Below Stairs : The Real Lives of Servants; the Edwardian Era to 1939

By the end of the 1920s domestic service remained the largest female occupation in Britain. We view it today as an undesirable job, owing to the ...
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Lonely Courage

Lonely Courage

by Rick Stroud

Lonely Courage : The True Story of the SOE Heroines Who Fought to Free Nazi-Occupied France

'A fascinating, superbly researched and revelatory book - told with tremendous pace and excitement' William Boyd On 18 June 194...
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Looking To London

Looking To London

by Cynthia Cockburn

Looking To London : Stories of War, Escape and Asylum

The city of London is celebrated as one of the most ethnically diverse capitals in the world, and has been a magnet of migration since its origin. Looking To London ...
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Lost Tudor Princess

Lost Tudor Princess

by Alison Weir

The Lost Tudor Princess : A Life of Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox

Royal Tudor blood ran in her veins. Some thought Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox, should be queen of England. She ranked high at the court of...
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Lost War Horses of Cairo

Lost War Horses of Cairo

by Grant Hayter-Menzies

Lost War Horses of Cairo

In 1930 wealthy Scottish socialite Dorothy Brooke followed her new husband to Cairo, where she discovered thousands of suffering former British war horses leading lives of toil and misery.Brough...
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Love, Madness And Scandal

Love, Madness And Scandal

by Dr Johanna Luthman

Love, Madness, and Scandal : The Life of Frances Coke Villiers, Viscountess Purbeck

The high society of Stuart, England found Frances Coke Villiers, Viscountess Purbeck (1602-1645) an exasperating woman. She lived at a ...
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Maidens' Trip : A Wartime Adventure on the Grand Union Canal

Maidens' Trip : A Wartime Adventure on the Grand Union Canal

by Emma Smith

Maidens' Trip : A Wartime Adventure on the Grand Union Canal

In 1943 Emma Smith joined the Grand Union Canal Carrying Company under their wartime scheme of employing women to replace the boaters. She set out with two fr...
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Make More Noise Suffragettes in Silent Film

Make More Noise Suffragettes in Silent Film


Make More Noise : Suffragettes in Silent Film

Silent documentary about the British suffragette movement. The film follows the fearless women that fought for female suffrage during the first 15 years of the 20th century,...
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Making Working Women's Costume

Making Working Women's Costume

by E Friendship

Making Working Women's Costume : Patterns for Clothes from the Mid-15th to Mid-20th Centuries

Making Working Women's Costume gives a unique account of the clothes of ordinary women from the mid-fifteenth century to the ...
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March Women March

March Women March

by Lucinda Hawksley

March Women March

This fascinating book uses anecdotes and accounts by both famous and hitherto lesser known suffragettes and suffragists to explore how the voice of women came to be heard throughout the land in the pur...
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Margaret Pole

Margaret Pole

by Susan Higginbotham

Margaret Pole : The Countess In The Tower

Of the many executions ordered by Henry VIII, surely the most horrifying was that of sixty-seven-year-old Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury, hacked to pieces on the scaffold ...
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Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher

by Charles Moore

Margaret Thatcher : The Authorised Biography : Everything She Wants Vol Two

The sensational second volume of Charles Moore's bestselling authorized biography of the Iron Lady In June 1983 Margaret Thatcher won the bigge...
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Margot Asquith's Great War Diary 1914-1916

Margot Asquith's Great War Diary 1914-1916

by Michael & Eleanor Brock

Margot Asquith's Great War Diary 1914 - 1916 : The View From Downing Street

Margot Asquith was the wife of Herbert Henry Asquith, the Liberal Prime Minister who led Britain into war in August 1914. Asquith's early war l...
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Margot At War

Margot At War

by Anne De Courcy

Margot At War : Love and Betrayal in Downing Street, 1912-1916

Margot Asquith was perhaps the most daring and unconventional Prime Minister's wife in British history. Known for her wit, style and habit of speaking her m...
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Mary Rose

Mary Rose

by David Loades

Mary Rose : Tudor Princess, Queen of France, the extraordinary life of Henry VIII's Sister

'A paradise - tall, slender, grey-eyed, possessing an extreme pallor.' The contemporary view of Henry VIII's younger sister, Pr...
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Matilda : Queen of the Conqueror

Matilda : Queen of the Conqueror

by Tracy Borman

Matilda : Wife of the Conqueror, First Queen of England

Alive with intrigue, rumour and betrayal, it illuminates for the first time the life of an exceptional, brave and complex queen pivotal to the history of England. ...
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Matron At War

Matron At War

by Erica Nadin-Snelling

Matron at War : The Story of Katy Beaufoy (1869-1918)

This is the inspiring story of Sister Katy Beaufoy who was born in Aston, Birmingham in 1868 and who served in both the Boer War and World War I. With excerpts from ...
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Migrant Women's Voices

Migrant Women's Voices

by Linda McDowell

Migrant Women's Voices : Talking About Life and Work in the UK since 1945

Between 1945 and the new century millions of women, including mothers and migrants, joined the labour force. These changes are brought to life th...
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Millions Like Us : Women's Lives in War & Peace 1939-1949

Millions Like Us : Women's Lives in War & Peace 1939-1949

by Virginia Nicholson

Millions Like Us : Women's Lives in War & Peace 1939-1949

In the 1930s most women still expected to become wives and mothers. The war years took the inferiority myth and destroyed it, catapulting servants and mistresses...
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Miss Muriel Matters

Miss Muriel Matters

by Robert Wainwright

Miss Muriel Matters

In 1908 Muriel Matters, known as 'that daring Australian girl', chained herself to an iron grille in the House of Commons to demand votes for women, thus becoming the first woman to make a speech in ...
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