Jane Dismore

May 12, 201930 minutes


This week, Jane Dismore discusses with Ivan six things which he thinks should be better known.

Jane Dismore is a biographer and a freelance writer of history and heritage. Her latest book is Princess: The Early Life of Queen Elizabeth II (2018), pub. USA (Lyons Press) and UK (Thistle). Her website is: https://janedismore.com/

  1. The beauty of Northumberland https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/whats-on/family-kids-news/hidden-beauty-spots-northumberland-nine-13096075

  2. Lady Dorothy Mills, novelist, explorer and early woman Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society: my feature for Eastern Daily Press: https://janedismore.com/2014/12/10/lady-dorothy-mills-nee-walpole/

  3. Ruth Cavendish Bentinck, suffragist: my feature for Dorset Life: https://janedismore.files.wordpress.com/2018/06/2018-dorset-life-article.pdf The Cavendish Bentinck Library at the LSE is named for her.

  4. The Water Babies by Charles Kingsley www.theguardian.com/books/2016/jul/11/the-water-babies-fairytale-social-change-richard-coles-documentary

  5. Public archives https://archiveshub.jisc.ac.uk/guides/introduction/

  6. Original 78 rpm records http://www.charm.rhul.ac.uk/history/p20_4_6.html


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