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Womens’ Suffrage in Dover

Dover, as a Cinque Port, held on to the terms of Gavelkind, a Saxon Law, long after the Normans came in 1066. Meaning ‘Give all kind’, it was a form of land tenure dealing with intestate estates where, amongst other … Continue reading

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