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Early Georgian High Society 1720 – 1760

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Merit, good fortune, education and patronage, corruption and service to the nation were among the various means of advancement in early Georgian Britain. The band of people considered to belong to polite society increased to receive many from relatively humble backgrounds. Artists and architects, bankers and businessmen, as well as those born into the nobility… continue reading »

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