Edward VIII – The Accidental Feminist

For any one born during or a little after  the 1950s, that the monarch Of the United Kingdom is a woman is both commonplace and nothing strange, yet it was not always meant to be so. Queen Elizabeth, Britain’s longest reigning female monarch and its longest reigning one flat out – was at birth not … Continue reading Edward VIII – The Accidental Feminist

The Interesting Narrative – Chapter One

CHAPTER I. The author’s account of his country, and their manners and customs—Administration of justice—Embrenche—Marriage ceremony, and public entertainments—Mode of living—Dress—Manufactures Buildings—Commerce—Agriculture—War and religion—Superstition of the natives—Funeral ceremonies of the priests or magicians—Curious mode of discovering poison—Some hints concerning the origin of the author’s countrymen, with the opinions of different writers on that subject. I … Continue reading The Interesting Narrative – Chapter One