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.P. Sommerville (ed.), King James VI and I Political Writings (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994), p. xv; L.B. Wright (ed.), Advice to a Son (Washington, D.C.: Folger, 1962), pp. 9–13, 17–32. For the use of Burleigh’s advice, see F. Raines (ed.) ‘The history and antiquities of the Isle of Man’, Stanley Papers Pt 3 (Manchester: Chetham Society 70, 1867), pp. 43–6; ‘Letter book of Sir John Holles’, HMC Portland Mss 9 (1923), pp. 4–7; R. Cust (ed.), The Papers of Sir Richard Grosvenor (Manchester: Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire 134, 1996), pp. 26–38; H. Love

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Berkeley to be comparable for height and prospect ‘with any of those in Palestina, Italy, in the Isle of Man, of Hainborrowe in Cornwall, so greatly celebrated with Geographers’. On a clear day he claimed that you could see seven counties, as well as the cities of Gloucester, Bristol, Worcester and Hereford. For Habington, the authority of the Beauchamp earls of Warwick was symbolised by their chase, situated on the commanding heights of the Malvern hills. Erdeswicke described Blythbury as being ‘on a good rough steep hill’ and regretted that the gentry family resident

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Military service in Britain

happen to me in the forces. I wasn’t allowed the RAF, I wasn’t allowed the Navy. I’d only be able to go into the army, which I promptly refused to do anything until they released my father. I said, ‘If you want me in the army I’ll go but you take my father out of the Isle of Man and I’ll come into the army.’ So, my father was out for Christmas! 1942, he was out for Christmas ... and I was in the army two months after.66 Geraldo Cozzi, whose mother was relocated, places similar emphasis on his negotiation with the authorities: At first they put my mother, in 1939, said

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Commemoration, memorial and the Arandora Star

Glasgow Cathedral ‘nel ricordo del periti’ (in memory of those who perished.)34 The mass would be regularly presided over by an Italian priest, Monsignor Rossi, a formei internee, and those ‘invited’ included survivors, relatives of the victims and internees from the Isle of Man and Canada, effectively establishing a commemorative hierarchy within the community.35 All these memorial events were diligently recorded by Italiani in Scozia, with photographs of survivors and internees regularly reproduced. The ninth edition of the newspaper reiterates that Zorza’s book was

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House Farm Isle of Man Joseph Mylchreest 1887 South Africa Sixteen of the twenty-seven purchases were by men from South Africa. Clive Aslet writes that the ‘Randlords’ were ‘the twentieth-century nabobs. They would have gone to India had they been born a hundred and fifty years earlier, but by 1900 it was South Africa

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, or the Isle of Man going to Candida Casa in Galloway to honour St Ninian. 60 James IV went regularly to Whithorn, and the official government records of his journey show that his pilgrimages were elaborate affairs that involved employees travelling ahead of the King to make sure of sufficient comforts worthy of a monarch, numerous cash offerings, musical entertainment, and the diversions provided by

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larger events in France or America, but the range was unusually exotic. A Somali Village featured, having already been to the Bradford Exhibition of 1904 and Dublin in 1907. It appeared for the last time in Britain as a holiday resort attraction in Douglas (Isle of Man) in 1912. 21 Apart from this well travelled group there was a tribe of Iroquois Indians from Canada, a Burmese village and theatre, a

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and the Matabele, but the arrangements fell through and a Somali village appeared instead. The Somalis reappear in Dublin in 1907 and seem to have done the rounds of the resorts, for they were an attraction in Douglas, Isle of Man, in 1912. Kiralfy’s White City Coronation Exhibitions of 1911 had an Iroquois village of Canadian Indians working at various trades and producing items for sale. There was also a Somali

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, 1992), pp. 23–30. 65 The Plumpton Letters and Papers, ed. Joan Kirby, Camden Society, 5th ser., 8 (1996), letters 26, 150, 154, 173, 182. 66 http://db.theclergydatabase.org.uk/jsp/persons/index.jsp; A. B. Emden, A Biographical Register of the University of Oxford, A.D. 1501–1540 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1974), pp. 535–6; LRO, Stanley, Earls of Derby Knowsley MSS, DDK/3/14. 67 J. R. Dickinson, The Lordship of Man Under the Stanleys: Government and Economy in the Isle of Man, 1580–1704, Chetham Society, 3rd ser., XLI (1996), p. 22. 68 The Visitation of Cheshire in

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June 1906–March 1918

greatly enjoyed the ceremony, and noted that the crowd’s cries of ‘Why haven’t you brought your banner?’ as celebrity suffragette Christabel mounted the platform were drowned by enthusiastic cheers.3 The day ended, however, with suffrage discussions. A fortnight later Elizabeth and Frank took a ferry to the Isle of Man to commit Ben’s ashes to the tides – a key personal event noted only as an aside when informing McIlquham of the plans for a women’s suffrage demonstration at Boggart Hole Clough on 15 July.4 The events of that day saw Elizabeth once more facing an unruly

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