Books that I have used
Dining with the Georgians: A delicious history by Emma Kay
For the Royal Table: dining at the palace by Kathryn Jones
Feeding Tommy: battlefield recipes from the first world war by Andrew Robertshaw
- Rogue spindles could kill, they were 1ft long.
- Textiles bleached with sour milk or urine
- People employed to tour houses for urine
- Textiles hung on tenterhooks in area called croft
- ‘little piecers’ children paid to keep looms free of dust/debris
- Act passed in 1816 to stop apprentices being sent to mor than 40 miles from their native parish.
- Edinburgh got a municipal fire service in 1824
- Manchester got one in 1828
- London got one in 1833
10. 147 miners died in Wigan in 1853
- 1856 Police Act
12. 1839-1840: JP’s allowed to appoint officers
13. 1840~: penny post starts
Love gods and goddesses
Prende, goddess of love
Astghik, goddess of fertility and love
Xochiquetzal, goddess of fertility, beauty, female sexual power, protection of young mothers, pregnancy, childbirth, and women's crafts
Xochipilli, god of love, art, games, beauty, dance, flowers, maize, fertility, and song
Tlazolteotl, goddess of lust, carnality, sexual misdeeds
Ixcuiname, goddess of the carnality.
Tiacapan, goddess of sexual passion.
Teicu, goddess of sexual appetite.
Tlaco, goddess of sexual longing.
Xocotzin, goddess of sexual desire.
Aizen Myō-ō or Rāgarāja, a deity who transforms worldly lust into spiritual awakening; his red-skinned appearance represents suppressed lust and passion
Astarte, goddess of sexual love, fertility, and warfare
Qetesh, goddess of love, beauty and sex
Aine, Irish goddess of love, summer, wealth and sovereignty
Cliodhna Irish goddess, sometimes identified as a goddess of love and beauty
Yue-Lao, a Chinese god of love who binds two people together with an invisible red string
Tu Er Shen, a Chinese deity who manages the love and sex between homosexual men
White Peony (Bai Mudan or Pai Mu-Tan), a chinese goddess who tempt men specifically the ascetic
London sights of 1854
Astley’s Amphitheatre; Westminster Bridge Road.
Clare Market: Aldwych. A fish and meat market
Coldbath fields prison: Clerkenwell
Colosseum; Regent’s Park.A opera house
CremorneGardens, Chelsea: Pleasure gardens, one shilling to get in but offered 15 hours entertainment. Could go up in a balloon
Eel Pie House, Highbury: Famous for pies, tea and hot rolls
Egyptian Hall, Piccadilly: Natural History Museum, main collection was William Bullock’s, from South and Central America.
Euston Arch, Euston Station: 72ft tall, supported by four Doric columns.
Exeter Hall, the Strand: Lecture Hall.
Wright’s Hotel and Coffee House, Soho
Gunter’s Tea Shop, Mayfair: 7-8 Berkeley Square. Made and sold English, French and Italian wet and dry sweetmeats originally but made great ices. Ladies could meet men without a chaperone.
Hanover Square Rooms, Hanover Square
Horn Fair, Charlton: famous for drunken flirtation and cross dressing. Catherine and Luke attend in 1852
Lowther Arcade, The Strand: 210ft glass covered shopping arcade famed for toy shops. Catherine takes Molly Hopkins and Abigail Gower, the two girls that she considers to be her daughters.
Rainbow Coffee House, Fleet Street: first recorded seller of coffee in London
Salmon’s Waxworks, Fleet Street: six rooms filled with models of kings and queens, horrors, myths and the fantastic.
St Mary Magdalene church, Fish St
Tabard Inn, Borough: immortalised in Canterbury Tales
VauxhallGardens, Lambeth: popular for young single people