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Resolution

Resolution

by Emma Ellis & David Rutland

Resolution : Two Brothers. A Nation in Crisis. A World at War

John Manners, Marquis of Granby, famously led a cavalry charge during the Seven Years War in 1760, losing both hat and wig. A commander of skill and courage,...
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Roque's Brentford, Ealing and Greenford Map

Roque's Brentford, Ealing and Greenford Map


John Rocque Brentford, Ealing, Greenford

The country near 10 miles round London circa 1746. Part of including Brentford, Ealing, Greenford. John Rocque (1709 - 1762) was a Hugenot refugee and came to England in 1709 wit...
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Roque's Map of Isleworth, Richmond and Hounslow

Roque's Map of Isleworth, Richmond and Hounslow


John Rocque Map of Isleworth, Richmond, Hounslow

The country near 10 miles round London circa 1746. Part of including Hounslow, Isleworth, Sheen, Richmond, Petersham and Twickenham. John Roque (1709 - 1762) was a Hugeno...
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Roque's Map of Wandsworth, Roehampton, Fulham and Battersea

Roque's Map of Wandsworth, Roehampton, Fulham and Battersea


John Rocque Wandsworth, Roehampton, Fulham, Battersea

The country near 10 miles round London circa 1746. Part of including Wandsworth, Roehampton, Fulham and Battersea. John Roque (1709 - 1762) was a Hugenot refugee and...
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Sickness Medical Welfare and The English

Sickness Medical Welfare and The English

by Steven King

Sickness, medical welfare and the English poor, 1750-1834

At the core of this book are three central contentions: That medical welfare became the totemic function of the Old Poor Law in its last few decades; that the po...
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Sir John Franklin's Erebus And Terror Expedition

Sir John Franklin's Erebus And Terror Expedition

by Gillian Hutchinson

Sir John Franklin's Erebus and Terror Expedition

In 1845, British explorer Sir John Franklin set out on a voyage to find the North-West Passage - the sea route linking the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific. The expedition w...
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Smugglers And Smuggling

Smugglers And Smuggling

by Trevor May

Smugglers And Smuggling : In Britain, 1700 - 1850

Smuggling was rife in Britain between the seventeenth and mid-nineteenth centuries, and since then smugglers have come often to be romanticised as cheeky rogues - as hig...
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South Yorkshire Mining Villages

South Yorkshire Mining Villages

by Melvyn Jones

South Yorkshire Mining Villages

Over a period of more than 150 years between the late eighteenth century and the 1930s the South Yorkshire rural landscape was transformed by coal mining and the movement of coal. But it ...
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Tales From The Captain's Log

Tales From The Captain's Log


Tales from the Captain's Log

For centuries, ships' commanders kept journals that recorded their missions. These included voyages of discovery to unknown lands, engagements in war and sea and general trade. Many of their...
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The Angel And The Cad

The Angel And The Cad

by Geraldine Roberts

The Angel And The Cad : Love, Loss and Scandal in Regency England

A narrative history rich with romance and tragedy, The Angel and the Cad is the story of the high society scandal that gripped Regency England. The day s...
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The Enlightened Mr Parkinson

The Enlightened Mr Parkinson

by Cherry Lewis

The Enlightened Mr Parkinson

Parkinson's disease is one of the most common forms of dementia, with 10,000 new cases each year in the UK alone, and yet few know anything about the man the disease is named after. In 1817 ...
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The Forgotten Fourdrinier

The Forgotten Fourdrinier

by Dr Peter Simpson

The Forgotten Fourdrinier The Life, Times and Work of Paul Fourdrinier, Huguenot Master Printmaker in London (1720-1758)

A meticulously researched but very readable story of Huguenot Paul Fourdrinier's journey from bei...
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The Georgian Bawdy House

The Georgian Bawdy House

by Emily Brand

The Georgian Bawdy House

The business of sex was a significant aspect of urban culture in Georgian England, and a visible one. Despite the rise of the 'polite society' of Jane Austen's novels, England was also at the ti...
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The Interesting Narrative & Other Writings

The Interesting Narrative & Other Writings

by Olaugh Equiano

The Interesting Narrative & Other Writings

An exciting and often terrifying adventure story, and a precursor to the famous nineteenth-century slave narratives, Equiano's "The Interesting Narrative" recounts his kidnappi...
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The Jane Austen Marriage Manual

The Jane Austen Marriage Manual

by Helen Amy

The Jane Austen Marriage Manual

A strict code of conduct governed courtship and marriage in Regency England during the period in which Jane Austen's novels were set, broadly 1796 to 1816. At a time when womens' only rea...
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The Late Lord

The Late Lord

by Jacqueline Reiter

The Late Lord : The Life of John Pitt - 2nd Earl of Chatham

John Pitt, 2nd Earl of Chatham is one of the most enigmatic and overlooked figures of early nineteenth century British history. The elder brother of Pitt the Y...
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The Making Of India

The Making Of India

by Kartar Lalvani

The Making of India : The Untold Story of British Enterprise

The story of The Making of India begins in the seventeenth century, when a small seafaring island, one tenth the size of the Indian subcontinent, despatched s...
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The Profligate Son

The Profligate Son

by Nicola Phillips

Profligate Son : A True Story Of Family Conflict, Fashionable Vice And Financial Ruin In Regency England

In Regency England a profligate son was regarded as every parent's worst nightmare: he symbolized the dangerous te...
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The Strangest Family

The Strangest Family

by Janice Hadlow

Strangest Family : The Private Lives of George III, Queen Charlotte and the Hanoverians

An intensely moving account of George III's doomed attempt to create a happy, harmonious family, written with astonishing emotional...
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Thomas Coram Gent 1668-1751

Thomas Coram Gent 1668-1751

by Gillian Wagner

Thomas Coram, Gent. 1668-1751

Thomas Coram is forever identified with the foundling hospital he established in 1739. This, however, came near the end of his life: previous records seemed few and far between until Gillia...
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