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Ten Interesting Facts About Life in Seventeenth Century

Ten Interesting Random Facts About Life in Seventeenth Century

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How it began.

People often ask me what inspired me to write The Apothecary’s Daughter. How it began. People often ask, ‘Where do your ideas come from?’, as if there is a particular store where you can go to pick up a bargain.

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Domestic Servants in the Seventeenth Century

All but the poorest households employed servants, who usually lived in, sleeping in attics, kitchens and basements. Pay was low but included their keep and often their clothing. Work was hard and hours long. A maid would often have to

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Charlotte Betts Always a bookworm, Charlotte discovered her passion for writing after her three children and two step-children had grown up. She lives with her husband in a cottage in the woods on the borders of Hampshire and Berkshire.

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