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Who was “the great London Minotaur”?

“…not even the great London Minotaur himself—that portentous incarnation of lust and wealth—fill us with such sorrow and shame….”W.T. Stead in the Pall Mall Gazette July 8, 1885 In his epoch making series of articles on the Victorian business of … Continue reading

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The most prominent victim of the Titanic disaster

W.T. Stead was one of the most controversial people of the Victorian age. He was a leading participant in the history of nineteenth century England. He knew George Bernard Shaw, was an outspoken Spiritualist and was a supporter of women’s … Continue reading

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