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Tessa Boase Nov 13
I've written a short blog on my hunt for Emily Williamson – how I found THAT photo, the extraordinary coincidence of her great great niece's profession, plus an exciting statue campaign soon to be launched.
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The History Press Nov 13
Meet Erika the Red: women were warriors too, say scientists (via )
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BWAF 23m
From left to right: Benjamin Thompson, Jean Bodman Fletcher, Norman C. Fletcher. The Architects Collaborative (Teufen: Arthur Niggli, 1966)
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Kate Braithwaite 13h
Nov 14th 1889 - Nellie Bly leaves New York on the August Victoria, bound for Southhampton. She's determined to circle the globe - solo - in under 80 days, with only one holdall for luggage...
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The History Press Nov 13
The Ruthless 16th-Century Spy Network That Kept Queen Elizabeth Safe (via )
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Laurel A Rockefeller 1h
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Rank Monsters 8h
November 14, 1889 – Journalist Elizabeth Cochran, aka Nellie Bly, sails around the world in 72 days, 6 hours, 11 minutes, and 14 seconds, beating the fictional record set by Phineas Fogg in Jules Verne’s Around the World in Eighty Days. 💪
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Andris E Nov 13
I believe Francis Walsingham was her spymaster. IIRC he used codes and cipher, intercepted messages and had a network of informers. People seem to think those are modern ideas, but they have been around for a long time. Just the technology that has changed.
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Washington Women Nov 13
Welcome to Ep38 of ! Today we are featuring Hulda Thiel Klager (1864-1940), the renowned 'Lilac Lady of Woodland' whose botanical spirit continues to inspire flower lovers today
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Jo Foat 18h
Go Marge! There were 15-18,000 Lumberjills in WW2 working in Britain’s forests with an axe and saw, driving haulage trucks, working in sawmills and running whole forestry operations.💪
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Dr. Tesla Monson Nov 12
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Miss Jean A O'Logie 12h
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Anna Chant #FBPE Nov 12
"I am queen merely in name, just as Lothair is king merely in name. He does nothing to challenge this." The remarkable true story of Adelaide of Italy - God's Maidservant
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Deb Lee-Talbot Nov 13
It's finally here! It's finally here! My new favourite t-shirt 🤓
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The British Newspaper Archive 16h
Suffragists publication the Common Cause, 14 November 1919, describes Lady Astor's Plymouth by-election campaign, and notes her 'quickness of repartee' and her 'immense personal popularity'
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Willow Bark 20h
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BlueinAZ Nov 12
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Angelova L 16h
Replying to @thenextweb
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The History Press 18h
Nell Gwyn, one of the first actresses on the English stage and a long-time mistress of Charles II of , and , died in 1687
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Meadowside Year 6 Elder Nov 11
Today is a special history day where the children will be spending time in different classes learning about significant women in history. Do you know who the are and what they did? Ask your children to tell you about them tonight.
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