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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


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

Regency Personalities Series-Elizabeth Carter

Regency Personalities Series

In my attempts to provide us with the details of the Regency, today I continue with one of the many period notables. … 612 more words


The Women of 18th Century Bath

Throughout the eighteenth century, Bath was the most popular city other than London for the aristocracy to visit. While famously associated with the life and works of Jane Austen, the city has been the home of numerous iconic women of the period. 415 more words