Lord Randolph Churchill, British politician
Lord Randolph Henry Spencer Churchill (1849-1895), British politician, at this time MP for Woodstock. At the time he was making his mark at Westminster by criticising members of both political parties. "The youth who puts his finger in many pies, and, now and then, a hot one." He was the father of Winston Churchill.
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A Quick Change of Front, by C. Harrison
A Quick Change of Front. A German shopkeeper, being a purveyor of Teutonic delicatessen products, makes a quick change once hostilities between Germany and England begin. Instead of Johann Schmidt, he becomes John Smith and sells Cambridge sausages instead of Frankfurters, Ginger beer and lemonade instead of hock, and Melton Mowbray pork pies in place of Strassburg pie. His dachshund dog is replaced by a more British looking terrier. Date: 1914
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An Elizabethan Banquet by Pauline Baynes
A detailed scene showing an Elizabeth banquet with entertainers in costume playing music and dancing while servants bring in platters of elaborate pies and dressed roast meats. Numerous dogs beg for scraps from the ladies and gentlemen sat at the tables.
© Williams College Oxford Programme / Mary Evans Picture Library
16th, Banquet, Banqueting, Baynes, Century, Costume, Dancing, Dinner, Drinking, Eating, Elizabethan, Feast, Feasting, Meats, Music, Pauline, Pies, Platters, Roast, Scene, Servants, Tudor