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Battle, East Sussex: 1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield


I’m feeling quite proud of myself this week (well, a month ago by the time I got around to publishing this), because I managed to get a record six (!) posts written (hopefully with no effect on the quality).  1,383 more words


Warwick Castle

This blog has been neglected in recent weeks while we dealt with a death in the family and all the work that goes with it. 48 more words


Primogenture and the 19th Century Entail

As it had been for centuries, a man’s status in 19th Century British Society rested in the land he held. Land was a symbol of wealth and social rank. 984 more words

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Book Giveaway Winner! ~ Linda Slothouber's Jane Austen, Edward Knight, and Chawton

…and the winner is Nancy who wrote:

Quite fascinating. I am particularly interested in your comment that Edward had more land and less money than many thought then and today.

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Jane Austen