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La colonie Française
Nicholas Atkin

de Gaulle’s men but was found wanting. The result was that he was moved to Mooragh Camp on the Isle of Man.234 Other cases, for instance that of a man held since August 1940, because of his knowledge of technical matters and association with a German agent, and that of a refugee who had spread defeatist views in the factory in which he worked, also came up for periodic review, but they appear to have been among the seven unfortunates held for the duration of the war.235 It was not just suspected Pétainists and defeatists who fell foul of the British authorities. In

in The forgotten French
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Communities, circumstances and choices
Nicholas Atkin

in 1940. Italian economic immigrants, long settled in this country and well integrated into London life, found themselves serving espressos in Soho coffee bars one minute and brewing tea in rusty canteens in an Isle of Man internment camp the next. German arrivals in the 1930s fared no better, becoming immediate objects of suspicion, even if they had originally fled their homeland to escape Nazi racial persecution.27 And, of course, there were the Allies, principally the Americans, who, in the so-called ‘friendly invasion’, brought with them hope, fresh faces

in The forgotten French
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Susan M. Johns

, Yorkshire.180 It is interesting that in areas in the British Isles where royal control was weak or non-existent the practice of sealing documents with personal seals was a much later development. For example, the Isle of Man retained political independence of both the Normans and Angevins, yet the kings of Man were close culturally to the Norman and Angevin court. Whilst the kings of Man sealed documents in the mid-twelfth century, there is little evidence that noblewomen with Manx connections were sealing documents. Yet the ship symbol of the kings of Man was used on the

in Noblewomen, aristocracy and power in the twelfth-century Anglo-Norman realm
Sukanta Chaudhuri

Pastoral Poetry of the English Renaissance contains the text of the poems with brief headnotes giving date, source and other basic information, and footnotes with full annotation.

in Pastoral poetry of the English Renaissance