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Tag Archives: Britain
25th December 1914: Christmas Day on board HMS Talbot
by Dr Ruth Salter  I know that it’s not 25th of December today, but what could be more fitting for the final blog post of the series, and for the final entry taken from my great-grandfather, Arthur John Pidgeon’s … Continue reading
13th December 1914: Bad apples and a mishap in the kitchen
by Dr Ruth Salter  The second entry taken from my great-grandfather, Arthur John Pidgeon’s W/T Signal Log (see the first entry).
3rd December 1914: Rough weather at sea and the ship’s cat
by Dr Ruth Salter  While many of the dates we’re looking at in this year’s December blog series mark big, noteworthy events which impacted either on the life of a notable individual, or on contemporary society – thus potentially … Continue reading
The Stenton Lecture and Symposium 2016
Thursday 17th November marks the date of this year’s Stenton Lecture which is preceded by the Stenton Symposium. What is the Stenton Lecture? The Stenton lecture is an annual lecture by an eminent historian, hosted by the Department and held … Continue reading
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Marriage, Motherhood and being an MP: the Long View
by Dr Jacqui Turner The famous Harold Wilson misquote that a week is a long time in politics was an understatement last week, half an hour was a long time in politics. On Wednesday afternoon I had a coffee with … Continue reading
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