Author: Frances Parkes

People, Jamaica, United Kingdom

Johnson’s Gentleman — Francis Barber

In 1750, Richard Bathurst — or “Colonel” Bathurst, as he was known — left his Jamaican plantation for the last time and returned to...

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Culture, History, People, St. Kitts and Nevis

Franny Nisbet: Lord Nelson’s West Indian Widow

All the world loves a lover. The love between Lord Horatio Nelson and Lady Emma Hamilton has passed into the realm of mythology. But what...

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