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December 12, 2012 at 10:06 pm (a day in the life, diaries, people, portraits and paintings, research) (, , , )


I couldn’t resist posting today, on 12th December 2012; I have ONE diarist who wrote down what she was doing on 12th December 1812:

“The Duke dined again with us,” wrote Mrs Thomas Smith. The Duke was HRH the Duke of Clarence (later: King William IV). The Smiths had a far more thrilling 12-12-12 than I have done today…

Duke of Clarence, c1800duke of clarence

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