Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
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Books I've Owned Since I Was A Kid. Part 3

What we have here is an album of John Player's cigarette cards, featuring the Kings and Queens of England 1066-1935. My long-legged cousin Jane was having a clear-out (putting aside childish things) and this was something she felt she could do without as she entered her teens.

It taught me the basics of English history.

Doesn't poor, old, abominably-treated Caroline of Brunswick (third from the right) look a lot like Princess Di!


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