Brilliant, of course, but you should skip most of the last half.
Fictional treatment of the little-known fate of US prisoners of war in Dartmoor Prison at the end of the War of 1812-14.
An interesting and efficient biography of a noted impresario.
In Queens of Georgian Britain, Catherine Curzon’s third book for Pen and Sword, she offers readers mini biographies of the female consorts of the Hanover kings – Caroline of Ansbach (George II), Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (George III) and Caroline of Brunswick (George IV), but she kicks off with the unfortunate Sophia Dorothea of Celle, the repudiated […]
Including Fanny Burney, Sarah Siddons, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Eleanor Coade, Hannah More, Elizabeth Fry, Mary Wollstonecraft and some you’ve never heard of.
Useful guidance for the family historian – and for me too!