On the 27th of February, 1812, Lord Byron, famous for his poetry and infamous for his relationships and huge debts, rose for the first time to address his peers in the House of Lords, London, England to voice his objections to the Frame Breakers Bill.
7 January 1812 opened the sixth session of the fourth parliament of the United Kingdom. Significant debates were held concerning constitutional change, including Catholic Emancipation, and changes to Parliament itself.
2nd of January, 1812. London was the world’s financial capital, and “Boldero and Lushington” were one of the biggest and best known financial firms in 19th century London. The firm started in 1738, under the name of “Thomas Miners.” In 1742, when Charles Boldero joined the firm, it became “Miners and Boldero.” As the Boldero […]
John Skelton was apprenticed to a gunsmith. He had a big future ahead of him.
But Mr. Skelton soon found he was a wanted man.