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The October Kings....

Here’s an interesting blog from Lydia Starbuck, which I’ve copied in full here because on my screen a lot of the words on the right margin are hidden by a border. 663 more words

Courtiers by Lucy Worsley


BLURB: “Ambitious and talented people flocked to become courtiers at Kensington Palace in search of power and prestige. But the palace was also full of skullduggery, politicking and secrets – successful courtiers needed level heads and cold hearts. 304 more words

George II Mahogany Coffer

Great vintage find by HunwickInteriors (1350.00 GBP) http://ift.tt/1MRS0ev

2nd June 1756. 'Suffer Little Children...'

Wealthy Sea Captain, Thomas Coram, was so concerned to help children abandoned and dying in the streets of 18th century London, that he was moved to set up his own Foundling Hospital. 538 more words


The Bathing Habits of Queen Caroline

Today we welcome another guest to All Things Georgian, the lovely writer Laura Purcell  (http://laurapurcell.com/), author of Queen of Bedlam. Laura has another book due to be released on the 4th August 2015 which is the… 786 more words


Coins–New Additions

It’s been a while since I blogged last, been hella busy with work and the posts I typed up, over 1000 words each time I lost so I thought fuck it! 193 more words