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Gretchen – May 1915

(By the middle of the war Margaret’s use of Gretchen as name, became increasingly unpopular) Sir, Surely the time has now come when you should issue your royal mandate that “Gretchen” should change her German name. Yours. A Patriot.

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Solidarity at Christmas – December 1905

It is strange to learn that the observance of Christmas, which for four centuries was discountenanced in Scotland, was previous to the Reformation, more of a national festival in that country than in England. It began, by solemn proclamation, on … Continue reading

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