The quicker amongst you may notice that today is not the first of September. It is, in fact, a week later than that and yet you still haven’t seen my finished Water Music Shawl. 280 more words
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July 17, 1717
The King was on the poop deck counting out his money; the Queen was in the fo’c’sle eating bread and honey.
A bevy of aristocrats, including King George I himself, boarded the royal barge at Whitehall Palace for a nautical jaunt up the Thames toward Chelsea. 289 more words