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Author Guest Post: Anthony C. Cartwright

Tony Cartwright’s new book was published during lockdown

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Guest Post: Bruce Hales-Dutton

LATHAM’S LUCK

In his Norfolk jacket, stiff collar, tweed cap, gloves and polished brogues with a cigarette permanently dangling from his lips he epitomised early 20th century cool.

But then Arthur Charles Hubert Latham also combined show with go. Pioneer motorist, aviator, big-game hunter, explorer, man-about-town: Hubert Latham was all of these things.

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Guest Post: David Charlwood

Author draws comparison between modern day politicians and Churchill and Eden

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Author Guest Post: Celia Lee – Part 2

THE FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN THE HAMILTONS AND THE CHURCHILLS

by Celia Lee author of:

JEAN, LADY HAMILTON (1861-1941)

DIARIES OF A SOLDIER’S WIFE 

Part 2

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Author Guest Post: Celia Lee – Part 1

THE FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN THE HAMILTONS AND THE CHURCHILLS

by Celia Lee author of:

JEAN, LADY HAMILTON (1861-1941)

DIARIES OF A SOLDIER’S WIFE 

Part 1

General Sir Ian Hamilton wrote: “… nobody, not even Lord Bobs in all his glory, has touched my life at so many points as Winston Churchill.” Lord Bobs was the Hamiltons’ nick-name for Frederick, Lord Roberts, Commander-in-Chief of the British Army in India.

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How to Survive in Ancient Rome

In this new video Pen and Sword author L J Trafford reads from her book How to Survive in Ancient Rome. Enjoy!

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Author Guest Post: Vyvyen Brendon

Black Lives Matter

In preparation for a recent book-signing at the Falcon Hotel in Bude I thought back over my own connection with Cornwall and also the links between Children at Sea and the Delectable Duchy. In the course of this further research I made an interesting discovery about one of the eight seafarers whose stories I tell.

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Sex and Sexuality in Victorian Britain: Blog Tour Round-Up

We’ve reached the end of another fantastic blog tour! If you missed any of the stops, you can catch up here.

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Guest Post: Dr Eugenia Russell & Dr Quentin Russell

A Study About Women’s Lives Completes Watford Social History Trilogy

This September a new social history study about women’s lives in Watford appears under Pen & Sword History. Struggle and Suffrage in Watford (1850–1950) by Eugenia and Quentin Russell is the first social history about women to be written specifically about Watford. It throws light on the lives, hopes and struggles of women in the Watford area (or South West Hertfordshire, traditionally served by the Watford Observer newspaper).

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Ladies of Magna Carta – Blog Tour Round-Up

We’ve had so much fun organising and following the blog tour for Ladies of Magna Carta by Sharon Bennett Connolly.

We want to say a big thank you to Sharon for all her support in putting together the tour, her fascinating guest posts and for sharing news of the tour far and wide!

We also want to say a massive thank you to all the lovely bloggers who were involved. We’ve loved reading all your posts!

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