Oh, Those “Girton Girls!”

by Nancy Springer In 19th century England, while sons of the well-to-do were sent to boarding school and university, daughters were generally taught at home by governesses.However, most of these governesses were not very well qualified.Being a governess was the … Read the article The post Oh, Those “Girton Girls!” appeared first on The History […]

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by Nancy Springer

In 19th century England, while sons of the well-to-do were sent to boarding school and university, daughters were generally taught at home by governesses.However, most of these governesses were not very well qualified.Being a governess was the … Read the article

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