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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