Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

17/2/2013

King Edward VII killed protected owl at Royal shooting party and tried to cover it up to prevent public outcry, new letters reveal

It was the age when conservation became a fashionable cause among the middle classes. Indeed, in 1880 many wild birds were granted the protection of the law.

So when Queen Victoria’s eldest son Edward was accused of blasting an owl out of the sky it is perhaps not surprising that he took umbrage. for more click here

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