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Albion 16 Nov 2012, 12:53 by John Simpson

Perfide Albion — Perfidious Albion   U 12.1208-9 : And says Lenehan that knows a bit of the lingo: —Conspuez les anglais! Perfide Albion!   U 12.1385-9 : —The French! says ... nobbling his beer. The phrase “perfidious Albion” (in French “la perfide Albion”) specifically references England’s “alleged treacherous policy towards foreigners” (OED, “Albion,” n.). The Marquis de Ximénèz (1726-1817 ...

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gem 29 Oct 2015, 08:06 by John Simpson

The green gem of Ireland set in the silver sea   U 7.236: ERIN, GREEN GEM OF THE SILVER SEA Don Gifford correctly establishes that Joyce’s headline in Aeolus ... the sea .        He also appropriately draws attention to “John of Gaunt’s praise of England in Shakespeare’s Richard II” (act 2, scene 1): This precious stone set in the ...

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Cohen 12 Sep 2015, 14:50 by John Simpson

Bella Cohen at No 82 (not 81)   U 15.2741-4 : The door opens. Bella Cohen, a massive whoremistress, enters. She is dressed in a threequarter ivory gown, fringed round ... north-east of the red-light area: Harry Cannell, Head of Family, Church of England, Read & Write, 43, M, Ex Army Sergeant, Married, [born] England Ellen Cannall, Wife, Church of ...

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Marcella 28 Nov 2013, 13:32 by JJON Editors

Marcella, the Midget Queen   U 16.849-50 : Giants, though that is a far cry, you see once in a way, Marcella, the Midget Queen. In those waxworks in Henry ... Englishman, born in Redditch near Birmingham. At the time of the 1881 census in England he and his wife, son, and daughter were living in the ‘Auction Van’ on the ...

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Elster Grime 29 Nov 2013, 12:49 by JJON Editors

Elster and Grime and the Grand Old Opera   U 6.184-7 : Hoardings: Eugene Stratton. Mrs Bandmann Palmer. Could I go and see Leah tonight, I wonder. [...] Or the Lily ... soprano’ from the country in where she lived for ten years before returning to England in 1895. She took her stage name from that of her Melbourne suburb, Elsternwick. Edward ...

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Kane 30 Aug 2013, 02:12 by John Simpson

James Joyce and Matthew Kane U 17.1253: Matthew F. Kane (accidental drowning, Dublin Bay). My father, Francis Joseph Kane, was born into a Catholic family in Dublin in 1895 ... father’s military record (see Note 4 below). In later life Mary moved to England, where she worked as a School Matron and later ran old people’s nursing homes ...

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Gallaher4 29 Aug 2013, 00:28 by John Simpson

Ignatius per ignotius : the short life and extraordinary times of Frederick Gallaher   4: Life and death in London There does not seem to be a good reason given in the ... the newspapers: No fight in years has attracted the attention this one has in England […] but there has been little betting so far. While Corbett is the favourite with the ...

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Henchy 28 Nov 2013, 13:17 by JJON Editors

Robert Henchy: a choice of two collectors    D 12.395-404 : ‘Hello, Crofton!’ said Mr Henchy to the fat man. ‘Talk of the devil....’ [...] ‘Why, blast your soul,’ said Henchy ... Robert J. Henchy’) was then, at the time of the 1901 census, living in England, in Richmond, Surrey, with a widowed daughter and two American-born grand-daughters. Like James ...

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Summary 28 Nov 2013, 13:28 by JJON Editors

Summing up the Madams   A cross-tabulation of various types of records (directories, registers, newspapers, etc.) shows that the lifestyle and interaction of the various Madams or brothel-keepers in ... Some are Dublin women; others come from elsewhere in Ireland; others still come from England and Scotland (and there is a suggestion – as yet unconfirmed – of a cluster around Glasgow ...

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Thomas Keohler 28 Nov 2013, 13:33 by JJON Editors

Some notes on the triple life of Thomas Goodwin Keohler       At U 2.256-9, Stephen finds himself enumerating his debts: " Fred Ryan, two shillings. Temple, two  lunches. Russell, one ... where Tom was born on 19 June 1873. In 1876 the family left for England, where Joshua ran a flour mill in Runcorn, Cheshire (1881 England census). Soon afterwards they ...

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