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Guest Post: Downton Abbey Bingo

By Jane Dolton Fans of Downton Abbey are still trying to keep up with the twists of Series 5 Episode 4, and while this latest episode introduced a few new plot twists, it also brought back some old characters we haven’t seen in a while. You may be tempted to rewatch some of the old …

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Women

Guest Post: Suffragette Style by Lucy Adlington

“You can always tell Suffragists by the way they are dressed,” pontificated an anonymous gentleman in 1913. “There’s that Mrs Chew, for instance – her hat’s never on straight!” Stalwart suffrage campaigner Ada Nield Chew felt she had far more important concerns than a tidy appearance. Years later Ada’s daughter Doris commented, “How much easier …

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