Monthly Archives: February 2014

Clocks and taxes

I’ve just been fact-checking eighteenth-century clocks for a Regency story, and discovered something I’d never heard before — William Pitt instituted a clock tax in 1797. A tax of five shillings per year was imposed on all clocks in use, … Continue reading

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The Romance Reviews birthday party

The Romance Reviews is having a party and everyone’s invited! There will be lots of games and giveaways throughout March, with prizes including books and gift certificates.  

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