Monthly Archives: December 2011

THE BIOGRAPHER’S PUBLISHING QUANDARY

Having almost completed a biography with has taken me over fifteen years in the research and writing I am faced with the question of how to get a reasonable return on the great deal of money and effort that I have devoted to the project. Unless on… Continue reading

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REVIEW: SIR WILLIAM KNIGHTON – THE STRANGE CAREER OF A REGENCY PHYSICIAN BY CHARLOTTE FROST

Charlotte Frost’s biography of Sir William Knighton, who was not only an accomplished physician and obstetrician during the Georgian era, but also rose to become George IV’s advisor on all things, puts the record straight about the life of a man w… Continue reading

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NAVAL DERRING-DO

Lieutenant Joseph William Bazalgette In December 1813, Louis Bazalgette’s son Joseph was 1st Lieutenant of the America(74) under the command of Captain Josias Rowley, and they were in the Mediterranean, mopping up the remaining French outposts on … Continue reading

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PRINNY’S TAILOR LOUIS BAZALGETTE’S GRANDSON JOSEPH

Here is a cut taken from a photograph of my great-great-grandfather Joseph Bazalgette as a younger man, and shows better what he looked like, before most of his face was obscured by the famous face-fungus which makes him such a familiar image,The … Continue reading

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