The Madam Who Pulled Up The Drawbridge: and other London stories

Troubador Publishing Ltd
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Retired teacher and London guide, Terence Jenkins gives us glimpses of a London you thought you knew. In bite-size chunks we are introduced to nymphs, nereids and Oceanides, we visit the glorious cathedral of the suburbs, meet 'Brandy Nan' who had 8 children, none of whom survived and thereby led to the present House of Windsor being our reigning dynasty. We discover J. M. W. Turners' secret dockside 'snuggery' and find out what 'squabs' are and why they once formed part of our diet. Our capital city's hidden history is revealed to us (with illustrations) in an entertaining way.
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About the author

Terence Jenkins is retired teacher of English.

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Publisher
Troubador Publishing Ltd
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Published on
May 28, 2015
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Pages
200
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ISBN
9781784629939
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Language
English
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Genres
History / Europe / Great Britain / General
History / General
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Available on Android devices
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Eligible for Family Library

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