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Benjamin Bathurst: Missing Regency Era Diplomat

  Benjamin Bathurst (18 March 1784 – 1809?) was a British diplomatic envoy who disappeared in Germany during the Napoleonic Wars. He was the third son of Henry Bathurst, Bishop of Norwich. Bathurst disappeared on or about 25 November 1809, … Continue reading

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The Brutality of Jack the Ripper

Anyone who knows me, knows that I am a BIG Matthew Macfadyen fan, and so I was very pleased with Season 3 of “Ripper Street” was picked up. The show is a gritty, in-your-face depiction of crime in the Victorian period. … Continue reading

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Jane Austen Reading Challenge II

The second challenge to choose from is the Jane Austen Mystery Reading Challenge 2011. Lovers of mysteries, Jane Austen and historical fiction can all enjoy this challenge. The challenge is to read all 11 Jane Austen mystery books by Stephanie … Continue reading

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