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Photographs of Edwardian Scotland

One of my favorite sewing bloggers, Debi of My Happy Sewing Place, dug these up from The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS) and posted a few pictures on her blog. I decided to share some of my favorites on my blog, and you can see more photographs of Edwardian …

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Daily Life in the British Parliament: Home Rule

The “Irish Question” dominated British politics for the majority of the nineteenth century. No other issue tore families, friends, and otherwise friendly political opponents apart than “Home Rule.” The seeds for this conflict were sown long before the nineteenth century, stretching back to the 17th century, when Oliver Cromwell, who detested detested Roman Catholicism and …

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