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“The Coat”, a great read about London

My husband is really enjoying this book about Doggett’s Coat and Badge wager, and a lot more. Sort of a history of one area of London as told through the lives of the wherrymen and watermen who ferried people and goods across the Thames. Their 1715 rowing race has been held every year since.

This is the Amazon UK link, but it is also available as used books from