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Everything Is Possible For An Eccentric, Especially When He Is English – Part Seven

Matthew Robinson, 2nd Baron Rokeby (1712 – 1800)

In considering the question of eccentricity, an intriguing question is whether an individual was truly eccentric or whether their standards of behaviour were simply contrary to the accepted customs and mores of the time in which they lived. 600 more words

Culture

May Day and Mrs Montagu

  • We couldn’t let today pass without a look at the holiday’s traditional association with chimney sweeps – the focus of our current ‘Sweepiana’ display at Central Library.
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Social History