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The Thames River Police Are Founded

When I was writing The Prosecution of Mr. Darcy’s Cousin: A Pride and Prejudice Mystery¬†LOTS of research was required, especially information about the policing practices in Regency Era London. One of my discoveries was the River Thames Police…. In the … Continue reading

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Georgian Happenings: The Wapping Coal Riots of 1798

Wapping Coal Riots of 1798 By Regina Jeffers Coal was a major source of heat and an important commodity to London‚Äôs financial stability. As such, ships filled with coal called in at the various ports of London on the River … Continue reading

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