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  • 3 Feb 2016
    St. Giles' Church by William Hogarth. Image: Public Domain.

    London Lives Revealed: Catherine Jones

    All this week on fifteeneightyfour we are reconstructing the lives of eighteenth century Londoners who feature in, London Lives a new book which examines the daily lives of the poor and criminal in eighteenth century London, including thieves, paupers, prostitutes and highwaymen, and shows how their actions influenced the pace and direction of change in social policy.

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