All Things History – Round up for May 2017

Well, it’s hard to know where to begin with such an incredibly diverse range of wonderful blog posts yet again, everything from ‘The Prince of Pickpockets‘ to ‘A Fake Vicar at Bow Street‘, plus a couple you may prefer not to read (ouch!),  so we have manged to round up quite  collection for you to enjoy as you relax with a cuppa on your Sunday morning.

The Workhouse & I

The boy who got his wick stuck in a candlestick

Painful Operations: Removing Bladder Stones before Anesthesia

WOW ~ Word of the Week ~ Dining Room Post

Nude Male Races on Kersal Moor, 1777-1811

York V’s York: Changing Attitudes in Regency England

The American Habit of Spitting Tobacco Juice

The Eruption of La Soufrière on the West Indian island of St Vincent

Fashions for May 1844

A Fake Vicar at Bow Street

The Wealth of an Early 18th Century Butcher

A Jane Austen Ball in Pictures

Grace Dalrymple Elliott and the French Revolution

Writer’s Travel Guide: The British Tourist and Napoleonic Milan

Local polls and general elections: a Victorian perspective

The Etiquette of the Victorian Ballroom: Twenty Tips for Single Gentlemen

The Watch Dogs of Georgian England

Let Them Eat Stale Bread

‘The Prince of Pickpockets’: George Barrington (1755-1804)

Out in the Georgian Country Garden

When America had an Emperor

Jacobite Women

Early 19th Century Fashions from the Corriere delle dame, Milan

Smuggling in Late 18th-Century England

 

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