Henrietta Tayler: Jacobite Historian and WWI Nurse

Stock No 10685
EAN/ISBN 9780993412639
Author: Maggie Craig
Publisher: Allign
Format: PB

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A SHORT BIOGRAPHY OF A REMARKABLE WOMAN (152 PAGES) Henrietta Tayler, (1869-1951), was a remarkable woman. She was born into the Scottish gentry and might have lived a life of ease. Instead, she devoted herself to scholarship and helping others. She and her brother Alistair published over 30 full-length works and numerous articles. They had a special interest in the family to which they belonged, the Duffs, and in the personalities and events of the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745. The Duff family tree includes poet Lord Byron and British Prime Minister David Cameron.Henrietta Tayler served throughout the First World War as a Red Cross Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) nurse, putting herself in danger to help wounded soldiers on both sides of the conflict, refugee children and adults.

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