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Seventy one Turner, op cit, p192. seventy two Clegg et al, op cit, p174. seventy three Chris Wrigley, Arthur Henderson (Cardiff, 1990), p115. seventy four Cliff and Gluckstein, The Labour social gathering: A Marxist background, pp70-71. seventy five Will Thorne, My Life’s Battles (London, 1989), pp195-196. O’Grady went directly to develop into Governor of Tasmania after which of the Falklands for which providers the one-time Marxist used to be knighted. Thorne needed to be content material with a CBE. seventy six Esher, a truly influential determine at the moment, was once printed through his first biographer, James Lees-Milne, to were a paedophile. This used to be universal wisdom in higher category circles, yet turns out to were tolerated as an eccentricity, even though it sounds as if boys going to Eton have been warned via their mom and dad to not opt for walks with him. one in all his closest associates, Lewis Harcourt, later Lord Harcourt, a senior Liberal baby-kisser and Colonial Secretary until eventually 1916, used to be additionally a paedophile with a name as a rapist of either girls and boys. Port Harcourt in Nigeria is called after him! After the conflict, Harcourt used to be interested by a scandal that will now not depart whilst he attempted to rape the 12-year-old illegitimate son of the former king, Edward vii. The boy’s mom demanded motion. He devoted suicide in an effort to keep away from publicity and the institution duly rallied around to hide up not only his predatory sexual behaviour but in addition his suicide. Esher used to be despatched to eliminate his huge selection of baby pornography. For Esher see James Lees-Milne, The Enigmatic Edwardian (London, 1986). See additionally Matthew Parris and Kevin Maguire, nice Parliamentary Scandals (London, 1995), pp88-90. seventy seven Frank Prochaska, Royal Bounty (New Haven, 1995), p178 and Frank Prochaska, The Republic of england (London, 2000), p165. See additionally Peter Galloway, The Order of the British Empire (London, 1996), p39. seventy eight Mary Agnes Hamilton, Remembering My solid acquaintances (London, 1944), p79. seventy nine Gary Sheffield and John Bourne, eds, Douglas Haig: battle Diaries and Letters 1914-1918 (London, 2005), p487. eighty Waites, op cit, p226. eighty one Francis Meynell, My Lives, (London, 1971), pp 107-108 eighty two J R Clynes, Memoirs 1 (London), pp234-235. eighty three Waites, op cit, pp 229-230 eighty four Margaret Cole, ed, Beatrice Webb’s Diaries 1912-1924 (London, 1952), p107. eighty five Hinton, op cit, p261. 86 Brock Millman, op cit, p262. 87 Stanley, op cit, p463. 88 Jeffery and Hennessey, op cit, p5. 89 David Englander and James Osborne, “Jack, Tommy and Henry Dubb: The defense force and the operating Class”, historic magazine 21, p616. ninety The NUR were confirmed in February 1913 whilst the ASRS, the GRWU and the UPSS amalgamated. ninety one Ken Weller, op cit, pp32-33; Sarah Boston, girls staff and the exchange Unions (London, 1980), pp122-123; Stanley, op cit, pp463-464. ninety two Millman, op cit, p287. ninety three Robert Smillie, My lifestyles For Labour (London, 1924), pp277-278. ninety four George Lansbury, The Miracle of Fleet highway (London, 1925), pp102-103. ninety five Keith Jeffery, The British military and the difficulty of Empire, 1918-1922 (Manchester, 1984) pp14-15. See additionally Andrew Rothstein, the warriors’ moves of 1919 (London, 1980).

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