14 Facts About Edwardian era


Edwardian era was the last period of British history to be named after the reigning monarch.

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Similarly, Elizabethan Edwardian era refers solely to the 16th-century queen Elizabeth I and was not extended to the reign of Elizabeth II.

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Edwardian era period is sometimes portrayed as a romantic golden age of long summer afternoons and garden parties, basking in a sun that never set on the British Empire.

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The Edwardian era age was seen as a mediocre period of pleasure between the great achievements of the preceding Victorian age and the catastrophe of the following war.

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Edwardian era'storians have used election returns to demonstrate that Conservatives did surprisingly well in working-class districts.

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Edwardian era stepped up the government's radicalism, especially in the "People's Budget" of 1909 that proposed to fund expanded social welfare programmes with new taxes on land and high incomes.

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Feminists of the Edwardian era focused on educating and finding jobs for women, leaving aside the controversial issues of contraceptives and abortion, which in popular opinion were often related to promiscuity and prostitution.

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Edwardian era Britain had large numbers of male and female domestic servants, in both urban and rural areas.

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The Edwardian era was the last time women wore corsets in everyday life.

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The Edwardian Era saw a decrease in the trend for voluminous, heavy skirts.

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Edwardian era used his Daily Mail and Daily Mirror to transform the media along the American model of "Yellow Journalism".

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Edwardian era followed it up with the Second Post-Impressionist Exhibition in 1912.

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In spite of the popularity of Art Nouveau in Europe, the Edwardian era Baroque style of architecture was widely favoured for public structures and was a revival of Christopher Wren–inspired designs of the late 17th and early 18th centuries.

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The Edwardian era saw Liverpool, Newcastle United and Manchester United winning their first league titles.

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