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“Nearly as old as the Fire” (Arthur Mumby, 1868)

On this day in 1868, Arthur Mumby wrote evokingly in his diary:

“… I rambled through the old-fashioned streets about Cripplegate; attracted first by the fine massive antique tower of Cripplegate church … .  196 more words


The Mystery of Her - a Book Review

Title: The Mystery of Her by Patricia Catacalos

Genre: Currently #2164 on Amazon Best Sellers Rank in Kindle Store, Kindle eBooks, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Mystery, Historical… 675 more words


The History Girls: The Royal Free Hospital by Miranda Miller

In 1828 William Marsden, a young surgeon from Yorkshire, found an 18-year-old girl dying on the steps of St Andrew’s church Holborn because she couldn’t afford admission to a hospital. 17 more words

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