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Getting jiggy in Georgian London

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Getting jiggy in Georgian London

The Secret History of Georgian London – sordid, seamy, captivating, alluring, repelling, wicked, fascinating, and very, very British – and that’s just the first page. It’s a strange thing; the Lock Hospital (18th-century London’s first institution specifically for treating sexually-transmitted diseases) made almost as much money from renting out pews in its chapel for Sunday […]

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