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#OTD 1814 Jane Austen wrote “Henry at Whites! – Oh! What a Henry.” White’s Club in London had arranged a magnificent ball at Burlington House to celebrate the end of the Napoleonic war. Find 'Whites' off St James Street, near Burlington House on our map of Georgian London.

Don't miss your chance to hear the inspiration behind the Elizabeth Blackwell Herb Garden at Chawton House! On Saturday 11 August @GardeningGent will give a talk on Blackwell's work & how he incorporated it into the herb garden. To buy tickets click here:

Two exciting Oxford DNB & and Oxford Centre for Life-Writing research bursaries on offer for 2018-19, open to PhD students/affiliated or independent scholars/individuals undertaking scholarly research in the humanities. Closing date 1 July. More details:

We welcome old and new book donations at Chawton House. Many thanks to Margaret Wilson and Sheila Kindred for these recent donations.

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