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The Commons and Cricket: Charles George Lyttelton (1842-1922)

Being that time of the year when, to use Kipling’s less than charitable terms, the ‘muddied oafs at the goals’ begin to make way for ‘the flannelled fools at the wicket’, it seems apt for our MP of the Month … Continue reading

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MPs at the crease: a Victorian Commons First Eleven

Cricket fever is about to sweep the nation. Today (10 July) sees the start of the 2013 Ashes series between England and Australia, a celebrated and fiercely contested rivalry that dates back to 1882. Historically, cricketing terminology, with its allusions … Continue reading

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