- FUR-COLLAR CRIME: THE PATTERN OF CRIME AMONG THE FOURTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLISH MOBILITY. Hanawalt, Barbara A. // Journal of Social History;Summer75, Vol. 8 Issue 4
Focuses on the pattern of crime among English nobles in the 14th century. Definition of 'robber barons'; Analysis of upper-class crime by Edwin Sutherland in his book 'White Collar Crime,'; Uniqueness of upper-class criminals from ordinary criminals.
- THE LISLES IN THEIR LETTERS. Green, V.H.H. // History Today;Mar82, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p43
Focuses on the collection of letters covering the lord deputyship of Calais of Arthur Plantagent, Viscount Lisle of England. Importance of the letters to Tudor history; Characteristics of Lisle; Features of the letters of Elizabeth Grey, the second wife of Lisle; Information on the...
- FROM STROLLING PLAYER TO BANKER-DUCHESS. Perkin, Joan // History Today;Oct2000, Vol. 50 Issue 10, p19
Profiles Harriot Mellon, the Duchess of Saint Albans, England who died on August 6, 1837. Background on her family and acting career; Her marriage to banker Thomas Coutts; Experiences as a business woman; Relationship and marriage to the Duke of Saint Albans; Information on her will.
- The Scandalous Life of the Duchess of Argyll. Goldman, David // Biography;Feb2001, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p28
Profiles Margaret Whigham, who became the Duchess of Argyll in England. Marriage to American stockbroker Charles Sweeny in 1933; Marriage to the 11th Duke of Argyll; Involvement in scandals of adultery; Photographic evidence of the duchess' infidelity; Authorship of an autobiography entitled...
- Remembering the lost gardeners. Leendertz, Lia // Garden;Jan2012, Vol. 137 Issue 1, p19
The author discusses The Lost Gardens of Heligan in Cornwall, England. She states that she visited the garden twice and learned about the stories of the owners of the gardens. She mentions that every garden has a history beyond lords and ladies who enjoyed it. She also acknowledges the people...
- WHO KILLED SIR HARRY? MacGregor, Roy // Books in Canada;Nov82, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p6
Reports on the efforts of author James Leasor to shed light on the murder of Canada's Sir Harry Oakes in July 1943. Oakes' discovery of gold mine in Canada; Aversion to paying taxes; Transfer to the Bahamas; Speculations on possible role of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor in the murder.
- YOUR LETTERS. Worton, Barbara; Heyman, Amy; Leinthaler, Eva // Britain;Jul/Aug2015, Vol. 83 Issue 4, p91
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including the "Houses of Nobility" in the May 2015 issue, an article about the villages in Cotswolds, England also in the May 2015 issue, and all the articles in the July 2015 issue.
- Memoirs of an Eccentric Nobleman. Saberton, Ian // Notes & Queries;Jun2013, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p305
A letter to the editor is presented in which the author asks the journal to help him locate a paper on British author George Hanger entitled "Memoirs of an eccentric nobleman" in order to aid his writing of a biography on Hanger.
- ADRIAN STOKES, 1519-1585. Berkhout, Carl T. // Notes & Queries;Mar2000, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p27
Presents evidence on the age of Adrian Stokes at the time of his marriage to Frances Grey, Duchess of Suffolk, niece of King Henry VIII of England and widow of Henry Grey who was executed in February 1554. Inaccurate common knowledge on the wide age gap between Stokes and Frances and their...