Tag Archive: English History

Oh, Those “Girton Girls!”

Posted on August 31, 2021 5:18 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

by Nancy Springer

In 19th century England, while sons of the well-to-do were sent to boarding school and university, daughters were generally taught at home by governesses. However, most of these governesses were not very well qualified. Being a governess was the … Read the article

Princess Louise

Princess Louise: A Biography

Posted on December 15, 2015 8:15 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

by Lucinda Hawksley

The Locock Family Secret – Princess Louise

It was while looking into the rumors concerning Princess Louise’s illegitimate baby that I came into contact with the Locock family. I  read newspaper accounts of  two court cases, in … Read the article