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Beauty Fashion History

What My Ancestors Would’ve Worn: Gertrude Triggs 1920s

When I started this series I wasn’t expecting so many people to enjoy it, so thank you for continuing to read. I enjoy writing them so I’ll continue to do so! The next of my ancestors I want to talk about is my great great grandmother, Gertrude Triggs. She has been on my mind a …

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What My Ancestors Would’ve Worn: Lady Margaret Donington

Margaret Donington is my 15x Great Grandmother on my mum’s side. I only discovered her recently but I’m obsessed. She was an English Tudor noblewoman who had three high profile marriages. Her first marriage was to my 15x Great Grandfather, Sir Thomas Kitson; together they had five children, including Katherine Kitson, my ancestor. Margaret was …