Overzealous Research Lands Cross-Dressing Victorian Writer in the Dock – Mimi Matthews

Just before midnight on June 25, 1891, a police detective encountered two women strolling arm-in-arm down Regent Street.  One of the women struck him as being rather odd in appearance.  He approach…

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4 thoughts on “Overzealous Research Lands Cross-Dressing Victorian Writer in the Dock – Mimi Matthews

  1. Such a shame that he was arrested and imprisoned, when he was doing no harm. Research for a book or not, his behaviour was hardly criminal. The Victorians were so hypocritical, with these silly laws on one hand, yet child prostitution was rife all over London.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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