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The Vulnerable Victorian Governess

A governess occupied a unique position in a Victorian household. She was neither servant nor family member, a fact which often left her isolated and vulnerable....

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The Etiquette of the Victorian Golf Course: Twelve Tips for a Co-Ed Game

By the end of the 19th century, it was becoming more common for men and women—especially husbands and wives—to golf together. ...

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A Victorian Halloween Party

Despite their reputation for straight-laced sobriety, the Victorians celebrated Halloween with great enthusiasm—and often with outright abandon....

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The Care and Kenneling of 19th Century Foxhounds and Sporting Dogs

For nineteenth century gentlemen, the care and maintenance of one’s hunting dogs was always a subject ripe for debate and discussion. ...

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Saved by Her Stays: The 19th Century Barnsley Murders

A vicious knife attack that was thwarted by a lady’s corset....

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The Origins of the Unicorn

According to historians, the legend of the unicorn first emerged in 398 BC courtesy of the Greek physician Ctesias....

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Mimi’s books are also available at Penguin Random House, IndieBound and Powell’s, and at Amazon in the UK, Australia, and Canada.

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