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Regency Era Events: The Blanket March, a Riot or a Cry for Assistance?

I have been frantically researching events from 1817 as part of my Work in Progress, book 6 of the Realm Series (A Touch of Love). Items of interest will be shared over the next couple of weeks. The Blanketeers or … Continue reading

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The Luddites, Fighting for a Better Life

The Luddites were 19th-century English textile artisans who protested against the newly-developed, labour-saving machinery from 1811 to 1817. The stocking frames, spinning frames, and power looms introduced during the Industrial Revolution made it possible to replace the artisans with less-skilled, … Continue reading

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