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Charles Dickens Official Publisher Page

Faraday was also keen to communicate and popularise science to the masses, which would have appealed to Dickens’ social activism, academics believe. In 1825, Faraday initiated the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures, held annually at the organisation’s headquarters in London. Copperfield’s journey from humble beginnings to fame and fortune as an author could not only echo Dickens but also Faraday’s humble roots as the son of a blacksmith who rose to eminence. Dr Jenny Bulstrode, lecturer in history of science and technologies at University College London and the Royal Institution – where Faraday and Davy worked – 1st made the connection...

History And Cultural Relations Jacobites

His force got all the way to Derby without the need of any additional than about 200 Englishmen joining his cause. The Prince was keen to continue the march to London exactly where there was some panic but the British military held firm and, with the return from Europe of troops, vastly outnumbered Charles’ force. That Scotland was central to Jacobitism is shown by the two most important the original source risings which took spot in 1715 and 1745. Quite a few Highland chiefs and clansmen, who did battle for the Stuart bring about, paid for their loyalty with their...