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Anne Lister Research Summit

The Anne Lister Research Summit is a free, 3-day, online conference for research enthusiasts of the 19th-century lesbian diarist and traveler, Anne Lister. The Summit’s goal is to bring together all people interested in researching Anne Lister to share knowledge…

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Deviant Maternity: Illegitimacy in Wales, c. 1680-1800, by Dr Angela Joy Muir

Image: https://www.rct.uk/collection/search#/2/collection/913701/the-unwelcome-visitor-or-the-quaker-in-a-quake In 1721 in the parish of Llangollen, a ‘base’ infant named William was baptised. His parents were Simon Rogers and Elizabeth Roberts. Two years later, Elizabeth bore a second child fathered by Simon. The child was named Robert,…

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