Robyn Annear's A City Lost & Found: Whelan the Wrecker's Melbourne (2nd PDF

By Robyn Annear

ISBN-10: 192223141X

ISBN-13: 9781922231413

The demolition company of Whelan the Wrecker used to be a Melbourne establishment for 100 years (1892-1992). Its well-known signal – 'Whelan the Wrecker is Here' on a pile of transferring rubble - used to be a laconic masterpiece and served as a necessary signal of the city's development. It's no stretch to assert that over 3 generations, the Whelan family members replaced the face of Melbourne, demolishing 1000s of structures within the imperative urban alone.

In A urban misplaced and located, Robyn Annear makes use of Whelan's demolition websites as portals to discover layers of town laid naked by means of their pick-axes and iron balls. Peering underneath the rubble, she brings to mild awesome tales approximately Melbourne's development websites and their many incarnations. this can be a ebook in regards to the making – and remaking – of a urban.

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231–285. 3. , 1900), p. 101. 4. Froude’s religious odyssey is described in Basil Willey, More Nineteenth Century Studies: A Group of Honest 23 THE REIGN OF MARY TUDOR Doubters (London: Chatto and Windus, 1963), pp. 106–36. 5. , 1909), p. 57. 6. Hurrell Froude, Remains of the late Reverend Richard Hurrell Froude (London: J. G. and F. Rivington, 1838), vol. 1, p. 433. 124. 7. For a sometimes over-enthusiastic assessment of Lingard’s originality as an historian, Edwin Jones, John Lingard and the Pursuit of Historical Truth (Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, 2001).

33 THE REIGN OF MARY TUDOR England was still to have a king, and that king was to be Guilford Dudley. Jane Grey, eldest daughter of the Duke of Suffolk, was nearly of the same age with Edward. Edward had been precocious to a disease; the activity of his mind had been a symptom, or a cause, of the weakness of his body. Jane Grey’s accomplishments were as extensive as Edward’s; she had acquired a degree of learning rare in matured men, which she could use gracefully, and could permit to be seen by others without vanity or consciousness.

Lord Warwick and Lord Robert were still absent, and no news had come from them – a proof that they were still in pursuit. The duke made up his mind that Mary was watching only for an opportunity to escape to Flanders; and the ships in the river, with a thousand men-at-arms on board them, were sent to watch the Essex coast, and to seize her, could they find opportunity. Meanwhile he himself penned a reply to her letter. “The Lady Jane,” he said, “by the antient laws of the realm,” and “by letters patent of the late king,” signed by himself, and countersigned by the nobility, was rightful queen of England.

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