Category Archives: 18th century

[Review] Jane Austen At Home – Lucy Worsley

On the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death, historian Lucy Worsley leads us into the world in which our best-loved novelist lived. This new telling of the story of Jane’s life shows us how and why she lived as she … Continue reading

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The Storming of the Bastille

Storming the Bastille On 14th July 1789, the fortress of the Bastille in Paris was stormed. The fortress itself held prisoners who had been imprisoned with royal indictments that could not be appealed and thus the Bastille had become the … Continue reading

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