Edward VII

Flowers & High Society

Flowers & High Society

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Around the world during the second half of the nineteenth century the expansion of wealth generated by the expansion of industry meant that where high society led others could now afford to follow. In 1884 in England Kate Greenaway published her book The Language of Flowers, a Handbook for Victorian…

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A ‘Compleat’ Gentleman, More Than a Man with Ideas

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In the twenty first century a compleat gentleman has a set of values to live his life by his honour and integrity tied up in trust personally and professionally