Browsing History and Archaeology by Publisher "University of Liverpool Press"
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Philanthropy and the children of the streets: the Chester Ragged School Society, 1851-1870This book chapter discusses the Chester Ragged School Society which was founded in 1851 to instruct poor children, especially those who had no other means of obtaining an education. The contribution this movement made to the education and welfare of street children within the context of philanthropic endeavour in mid-Victorian England is discussed.
The queen at war: The role of Margaret of Anjou in the Wars of the RosesThis chatper discusses the role of Margaret of Anjou during the War of the Roses. It examines what political position the queen held and what real power she was able to exercise.