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This is a political cartoon poking fun of English politics in the Eighteeth century. It illustrates different men fighting and failing for the crown.

Scene illustrating the poverty of the Foy family in Aldersgate, London.

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This is an example of satire of the English politics at the time. In the image we see a drawing of two men kissing where one of the men repersents England and the other repersents Ireland. This would be an example of a comic that is poking fun of the…

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This is a sketch contrasting England and France in the eighteenth century. Specifically it shows the hierarchys at the time anf typically clothing of the people.

As the rather lengthy title suggests, this book is a collection of the founder of Pennsylvania William Penn's writings and his personal diary. In his day, William Penn was the largest landowner in England (superseding even the king). He founded…

A painting of Dorothy Townshend (nee Walpole) sister of England first de facto prime minister Robert Walpole and step-grandmother to Charles Townshend, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, who degreed the infamous Townshend Acts on the American Colonies.

The very personal and detailed diary of Samuel Pepys has been pasted down as one of, if not the finest historical source of the minutiae the 18th-century man. For the near-decade he keep his diary, Samuel Pepys collected his daily accounting of…

English culture began to recognize individual human experience in the mid-seventeenth century. While this recognition helped shape the novel, it also it also influenced many other facets of seventeenth-century England, including the legal system. The…

A portrait of Barbara Palmer, the most well known mistress of King Charles II. Ancestor of the late Princess Diana.

A portrait of Catherine Hyde being her eccentric self and wearing her favorite apron
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