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Travel Journal Bury St. Edmunds By E Locken
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Travel Journal Bury St Edmunds - Keep a diary of your holiday / vacation to Bury St Edmunds. Includes diary, budget planner, activity planner, packing checklist and other useful aids to help you... More > record and remember every aspect of your trip.< Less
Bang Goes Bury St. Edmunds By Ronald Griffin
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Bury St. Edmuds a pleasant enough town retaining its Georgian atmosphere and other significent periods including the its historic abbey, and a local natoriety, Willian Cawder. 'Murder of Maria Martin... More > and the Red Barn'. Cawder was hanged for the crime and his skin, a book-binding, displayed in the local museum. On the lighter side, the famous farce ' Charley's Aunt' aired its first perfomance at the Theatre Royal. A modern day offering, the Abbey Choir of which were, Mr Johnnie Parkin as chief chorister. and a younger participant Tom Beck and lodger in Johnnie's large Regency house in Queens Square. Yet all was to change when a police raid intercepted Johnnie's 'Drag Ball', arrests were made to all and saundry except of course Johnnie who dangled a pouch of gold severeigns in front of a greedy-eyed police inspector Living now under a dark cloud and Johnnie's entertainment venues curbed, he decided to sell up lock stock a barrel and try his luck in Perth Australia accomapanied by his young lodger Tom Beck.< Less
The Love of Books: The Philobiblon of Richard de Bury By Richard de Bury
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Richard de Bury (24 January 1287 – 14 April 1345), also... More > known as Richard Aungerville or Aungervyle, was an English priest, teacher, bishop, writer, and bibliophile. He was a patron of learning and one of the first English collectors of books. He is chiefly remembered for his Philobiblon, written to inculcate in the clergy the pursuit of learning and the love of books. The "Philobiblon" is considered the earliest books to discuss librarianship in-depth.Richard de Bury was born near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, the son of Sir Richard Aungervyle, who was descended from a knight who fought for William the Conqueror's men. Aungervyle settled in Leicestershire, and the family came into possession of the manor of Willoughby. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_de_Bury< Less
The Secret Disclosed By Margaretta Greene
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In 1860, 23 year-old Margaretta Greene was inspired by unexplained phenomena in her family home (which was built into the ruins of the Abbey of Bury St Edmunds) to write a historical novella which... More > gave a narrative to Bury St Edmunds’ best-known ghost, the infamous ‘Grey Lady’ who haunts the ruins of St Edmunds Abbey. Greene told the story of Maude Carew, a nun whose desperate love for a monk of St Edmunds Abbey leads her to conspire with Queen Margaret of Anjou and murder King Henry VI’s uncle, Humphrey Duke of Gloucester. The novella proved so sensational in Victorian Bury that it even provoked a riot, but until now it has never been republished and has remained a scarce and elusive work. This edition reprints the original text of Greene’s novella along with an extensive introduction by historian Francis Young. Fully referenced with an index and bibliography, this is an authoritative study of Greene’s novella as well as an edition of the text.< Less
Bad Thoughts By Alex Pearl
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A small book of bad thoughts collected from the people of Suffolk
Bad Thoughts By Alex Pearl
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A small book of bad thoughts collected from the people of Suffolk
The Fressingfield Witch By Jacqueline Beard
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Scores of innocent women were executed during the 1645 Suffolk witch trials. Death and uncertainty stalked the land. Fast forward to 1890 and two mysterious deaths in the village of Fressingfield... More > stir up rumours of witchcraft again. Lawrence Harpham is dispatched from Bury St Edmunds to investigate, but Lawrence is still tormented by the loss of his family in a house fire. Can he overcome his own demons and discover who is behind the flurry of deaths? The Fressingfield Witch is a fictional murder mystery based on true events. Two of Suffolk’s darkest cases of witchcraft are weaved together in one compelling story.< Less
A Simple Story By ELIZABETH INCHBALD
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ELIZABETH INCHBALD A Simple Story The maiden name of Mrs. Inchbald, actress, novelist, dramatist, and society favourite, was Elizabeth Simpson, and she was the daughter of a farmer living near Bury... More > St. Edmunds, where she was born on October 15, 1753. At the age of eighteen she ran away to London, under the influence of romantic expectations, which were realised by a sudden marriage with Joseph Inchbald, the actor. After seventeen years on the stage, without attaining conspicuous success, Mrs. Inchbald retired, and devoted herself to the writing of novels and plays and the collection of theatrical literature. Her first novel, written in 1791, was "A Simple Story." With "Nature and Art," a tale written later, it has kept a place among the fiction that is reprinted for successive generations. In later years Mrs. Inchbald lived quietly on her savings, retaining a flattering social position by her beauty and cleverness. She died on August 1, 1821.< Less
Under Two Flags By Ouida
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Ouida (/ˈwiːdə/; 1 January 1839 – 25 January... More > 1908) was the pseudonym of the English novelist Maria Louise Ramé (although she preferred to be known as Marie Louise de la Ramée).Maria Louise Ramé was born at Bury St. Edmunds, England. Her mother, Susan Sutton, was a wine merchant's daughter; her father was from France. She derived her pen name from her own childish pronunciation of her given name "Louise". Her opinion of her birthplace fluctuated; she wrote:That clean, quiet antiquated town, that always puts me in the mind of an old maid dressed for a party; that lowest and dreariest of Boroughs, where the streets are as full of grass as an acre of pasture land. Why, the inhabitants are driven to ringing their own doorbells lest they rust from lack of use.She moved into the Langham Hotel, London in 1867. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ouida< Less
Rising Stars 2014 By New Ashgate Gallery
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Rising Stars 2014 is a platform for some of the most exciting crafts by emerging makers from crafts and applied arts programmes across the UK. The exhibition tours from New Ashgate, Farnham, to... More > Milton Keynes Arts Centre and Smiths Row, Bury St Edmunds. The featured makers are Élodie Alexandre, Elizabeth Ashdown, Juliette Bigley, Rachel Britch, Jessica Coleman, Polly Collins, Brittany Delany, Eva Farkasova, Joanna Fronczak, Jessica Frost, Kerstin Haigh, Ruth Harrison, Anna Collette Hunt, Mirka Janeckova, Anum Khan, Lisa Larcombe, Beatrice Larkin, Anne Laycock, Beth Lewis-Williams, Agnieszka Maksymiuk, Elise Menghini, Kelly Munro, Izzy Parker, Anastasija Pjatnicka, Hajnalka Rezes, Charlotte Stockley, Julia Webster, Simon Wilks, Penny Wheeler, Hannah Rose Whittle, Cristina Zani and Sevak Zargarian. The catalogue includes essays by Maureen Bampton, Lucy Day and Rebecca Skeels. Rising Stars is supported by Arts Council England, Billmeir Charitable Trust, University for the Creative Arts and a-n.< Less

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