Monthly Archives: August 2015

Another Visit to the Archives

This is the time of year when many of us are enjoying holidays and taking a break from routine. So here again are some previous posts you may have missed. As the Actress said to the Cabinet Minister… The relationship … Continue reading

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Censoring History

I don’t usually write ‘opinion’ pieces. What has caused me to make this exception is a week or two spent reading about the many radical demonstrations, ‘seditious’ sermons and writings and outright riots which marked Norfolk during the eighteenth century, … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Archives

This is the time of year when many of us are enjoying holidays and taking a break from routine. So here are some previous posts you may have missed. The Value of Dissenters: Norfolk’s many Dissenters laid the foundation for … Continue reading

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Daily Medicine, Georgian-style

A little while ago, rummaging in a secondhand bookshop as I often do, I found a small, locally-published book containing extracts from the correspondence of two Norfolk sisters, Elizabeth and Barbara, during the period 1733 to 1751.[1] They were the … Continue reading

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History Carnival 148

August 2015 This is the first time that I’ve hosted the Carnival, so I wasn’t too sure of the criteria to be set for inclusion. In the end, I opted for being fairly wide-ranging, but with some bias towards the … Continue reading

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