It is my great pleasure to host an extract of Charmian Kenner’s new book Revolutionary Partners: Sarah Andrews and British Campaigners for Latin American Independence. Charmian Kenner sets the scene: Naomi’s blog about Thomas Cochrane and Kitty Barnes told the story of a daring Scottish naval captain and his young bride, who eloped in 1812. […]
This girl had guts.
An enduring and intriguing friendship.
Surprising for an aristocratic match.
Read about the vengeful Hanoverian Clara Elisabeth von Platen
An heiress makes a disastrous mistake. A guest post by Mike Rendell.