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Grace Darling: Victorian Heroine
In the earlyr morning of 7 September 1838, Grace Darling, daughter of the keeper of the Longstone Lighthouse on the Farne Islands, rowed with her father to rescue survivors from the wrecked steamer Forfarshire. Her heroism caused a sensation. She was asked to appear at a London Theatre and an Edinburgh circus. Queen Victoria headed the subscription list for a fund to suppo ...more
Published August 23rd 2007 by Bloomsbury Academic
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