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Victor Hervey returns to Ickworth…

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Click here for a report on Victor’s funeral, held at Ickworth on 7th October 2010, twenty-five years after his death in Monte Carlo. The only property at Ickworth now in Hervey family hands is the church, bought by John Bristol … Continue reading

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The House of Lords

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The House of Lords, apparently ‘reformed’, continues to demonstrate that ‘the new elite has developed the self-regard and advanced sense of entitlement of the old aristocracy without the intervening centuries of uneven service and sporadic self-sacrifice’ [from the epilogue of … Continue reading

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Forthcoming Talks by Marcus Scriven

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Wednesday 1st June: Hintlesham Hall, Suffolk. Lunchtime. Plse click here for further information. This event is now closed. Thursday 2nd June: Suffolk Book League, Ipswich Institute, Tavern Street, Ipswich. Evening. Please click here for further information. This event is now … Continue reading

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Splendour & Squalor

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