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200 DYK Medal[edit]

Dyk200CE.svg The 200 DYK Creation and Expansion Medal
Congratulations for reaching the next plateau – 200 new articles! You have such an impressive range of interests that Wikipedia has definitely benefited from your contribution. Keep 'em coming! Yoninah (talk) 15:25, 17 March 2016 (UTC)
Yoninah, many thanks! Moonraker (talk) 09:12, 18 March 2016 (UTC)
Well deserved! I remember when you gave me mine ;) --Gerda Arendt (talk) 09:28, 18 March 2016 (UTC)
Ah, yes, that was in our salad days. ;) Moonraker (talk) 11:01, 18 March 2016 (UTC)

The West Country Challenge[edit]

Hi, Are you going to join in at: Wikipedia:WikiProject England/The West Country Challenge. I'd particularly appreciate your help with getting the right things included in the core articles & missing articles lists at this stage as we are still preparing for the contest.— Rod talk 20:41, 7 May 2016 (UTC)

Hi Rod. I'm sorry, but I'm busy in real life for the next six weeks, so I don't see myself finding much time for this. I could manage the odd hour if you could point me to some particular area that you think I could help with? Moonraker (talk) 22:01, 7 May 2016 (UTC)

Hi. Wikipedia:WikiProject England/The West Country Challenge will be run from August 8-28 now. A chance to win £250 as well! If contests aren't your thing we welcome independent contributors too. Anything you can contribute, even just an article or two is fine. If interested sign up at participants. Cheers!♦ Dr. Blofeld 11:53, 16 July 2016 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

Writers Barnstar Hires.png The Writer's Barnstar
For Harry S. Pepper, a great new starter article. Great work! CassiantoTalk 07:24, 30 July 2016 (UTC)
Many thanks, Cassianto! Moonraker (talk) 15:29, 30 July 2016 (UTC)

Ship COs[edit]

Rather than break out the notable commanders, could you please integrate them into the text wherever convenient? Thanks in advance.--Sturmvogel 66 (talk) 22:33, 30 July 2016 (UTC)

Thanks for the suggestion, Sturmvogel 66. I do agree that's better than a list, but in some cases a list might also be worth creating, at least for the more important ships? Moonraker (talk) 04:08, 31 July 2016 (UTC)
I think a list of anything at the bottom of the article looks horrible. See USS Saratoga (CV-3) for an article where the captains are integrated into the main body. It may be a little bit more work, but it's not hard, and works better if the captains need to be cited as doing something significant.--Sturmvogel 66 (talk) 15:55, 31 July 2016 (UTC)

Charles Douglas Carpendale has been nominated for Did You Know[edit]

Updated DYK query.svgHello, Moonraker. Charles Douglas Carpendale, an article you either created or to which you significantly contributed,has been nominated to appear on Wikipedia's Main Page as part of Did you knowDYK comment symbol. You can see the hook and the discussion here. You are welcome to participate! Thank you. APersonBot (talk!) 12:01, 9 August 2016 (UTC)

Hi, Moonraker. Would you have a ref for CDC becoming a Rear Admiral, please? Apart from the obit? A DYK reviewer is asking for one. Thanks. --PFHLai (talk) 02:41, 22 August 2016 (UTC)

Mary Bathurst Deane has been nominated for Did You Know[edit]

Updated DYK query.svgHello, Moonraker. Mary Bathurst Deane, an article you either created or to which you significantly contributed,has been nominated to appear on Wikipedia's Main Page as part of Did you knowDYK comment symbol. You can see the hook and the discussion here. You are welcome to participate! Thank you. APersonBot (talk!) 12:02, 20 August 2016 (UTC)

DYK for Charles Douglas Carpendale[edit]

Updated DYK query.svgOn 24 August 2016, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Charles Douglas Carpendale, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that before Charles Douglas Carpendale was hired to become John Reith's second-in-command to lead the BBC, he was a Rear Admiral in the Royal Navy? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Charles Douglas Carpendale. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Charles Douglas Carpendale), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

— Maile (talk) 00:01, 24 August 2016 (UTC)

DYK for Mary Bathurst Deane[edit]

Updated DYK query.svgOn 4 September 2016, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Mary Bathurst Deane, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that the fictional character Aunt Agatha in the Jeeves novels by British author P. G. Wodehouse was based on Wodehouse's own aunt, Mary Bathurst Deane? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Mary Bathurst Deane. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Mary Bathurst Deane), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 00:01, 4 September 2016 (UTC)

DYK for Christopher Codrington (died 1698)[edit]

Updated DYK query.svgOn 12 September 2016, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Christopher Codrington (died 1698), which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that after sacking his deputy as Governor of Barbados, Lord Willoughby wrote "My late deputy Coll: Codrington hath harassed them to death wth needless improssitions"? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Christopher Codrington (died 1698). You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Christopher Codrington (died 1698)), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Gatoclass (talk) 00:02, 12 September 2016 (UTC)

Coronet help[edit]

We need neutral help here --SergeWoodzing (talk) 17:00, 30 September 2016 (UTC)

DYK for Dafo Temple, Zhangye[edit]

Updated DYK query.svgOn 21 October 2016, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Dafo Temple, Zhangye, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that the reclining Buddha at the Dafo Temple, Zhangye, is 35 metres (115 ft) long? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Dafo Temple, Zhangye. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Dafo Temple, Zhangye), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

 — Chris Woodrich (talk)) 00:01, 21 October 2016 (UTC)

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Nomination of Independent Liberal Party (UK, 1918) for deletion[edit]

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Users may edit the article during the discussion, including to improve the article to address concerns raised in the discussion. However, do not remove the article-for-deletion notice from the top of the article. —Psychonaut (talk) 13:25, 12 December 2016 (UTC)

Thanks for dropping me a note about that, Psychonaut, I thought we had a fun discussion and the outcome was fine, at least for now. I do think my way forward is the path of sweetness and light. There was a real doggedness on the part of one or two who won't accept that until the 1930s the Liberal Party was more of a widely shared dream than an organization with a cheque book. Moonraker (talk) 08:27, 3 February 2017 (UTC)


DYK for Amaryllis Garnett[edit]

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Mifter (talk) 12:01, 17 February 2017 (UTC)

Re-initiating INCOTM[edit]

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I'm a dreamer[edit]

001 — Preceding unsigned comment added by 205.215.242.150 (talk) 20:56, 26 April 2017 (UTC)

007, Anon. in Baltimore, Maryland! Moonraker (talk) 23:45, 2 May 2017 (UTC)

DYK for Mia Borders[edit]

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Mifter (talk) 01:12, 2 May 2017 (UTC)

Mia Borders[edit]

You do not need to add that a musician tours. That's like saying "John Smith is a baseball player. Every week he goes on a pitch and hits a ball". GiantSnowman 17:39, 2 May 2017 (UTC)

Indeed, GiantSnowman. Or that a snowman is here today and gone tomorrow? I once had a tutor who said to me "I have heard far too many essays which begin "Goethe was born..." Moonraker (talk) 23:53, 2 May 2017 (UTC)

Translation[edit]

Here's something eyquisite to translate: "Heilige Seelen-Lust, oder Geistliche Hirten-Lieder der in ihren Jesum verliebten Psyche gesungen von Johann Angelo Silesio, Und von Herren Georgio Josepho mit außbundig schönen Melodeyen geziert / Allen liebhabenden Seelen zur Ergetzligkeit und Vermehrung ihrer heiligen Liebe / zu Lob und Ehren Gottes an Tag gegeben" Title page 1657, from Ich will dich lieben --Gerda Arendt (talk) 09:24, 7 November 2017 (UTC)

Hi Gerda, I'll look at this tomorrow. Moonraker (talk) 23:27, 8 November 2017 (UTC)
Gerda, this is certainly hard to put into convincing English without too much repetition. That term "an Tag geben" may have a special meaning that I don't know. For the rest, perhaps "Saintly Soul-Pleasure, or Spiritual Pastoral Songs, of the Mind that loveth Jesus, sung by Angelus Silesius, and ornamented by Master George Joseph with wonderfully lovely Melodies. To all charitable Souls for the Satisfaction and Increase of their holy Love / to the Praise and Honour of God... " etc. Moonraker (talk) 00:52, 23 November 2017 (UTC)
thank you, wonderfully lovely! - I guess "an Tag geben" may simply mean "publish"?? --Gerda Arendt (talk) 07:37, 23 November 2017 (UTC) I try "presented". Any term using "day"? For the article: Soul, not Mind, because that was even in the DYK ;) --Gerda Arendt (talk) 07:51, 23 November 2017 (UTC)
If that's not enough, there's this: "Harmonischer Lieder-Schatz : oder Allgemeines Evangelisches Choral-Buch, Welches die Melodien aller in Deutschland eingeführten - sowohl deutschen als französischen alten und neuen Kirchen-Gesänge, wie auch derer Hundert und Funffzig Psalmen Davids, in sich hält; Anbey durch eine besondere Verfassung dergestalt eingerichtet ist, daß man die wegen ihrer neuen Vers-Arten bisher nicht einzuführen gewesene geistreiche Lieder nunmehro ebenfals singen - und durch einen leichten und modernen General-Baß mit der Orgel oder Clavier accompagniren kan." Have fun! (I tried.) --Gerda Arendt (talk) 10:59, 21 November 2017 (UTC)
"An Harmonic Treasury of Songs, or General Evangelical Choral Book, containing the Melodies of all Church Songs introduced into Germany - both German and French, old and new, as well as the Hundred and Fifty Psalms of David..." We really only have one word meaning Songs. It's late, I'll come back to this tomorrow. Moonraker (talk) 01:09, 23 November 2017 (UTC)
More thanks! You have hymn and chorale, and I have a hard time to tell what to use when. It's definitely Chorale here, not Choral. Do you think "chorale" here means "songs" or "melodies", because that is one of the open questions, see talk. --Gerda Arendt (talk) 07:43, 23 November 2017 (UTC)
From today's DYK: Geistliche Lieder / den Gottseligen Christen zugericht. - English has no word for Geistlich, as in Geistliche Musik, which is neither Sacred music nor Church music, but spiritual music would probably be misunderstood, and inspired music would be right and wrong at the same time. Where's the Spirit? --Gerda Arendt (talk) 08:08, 23 November 2017 (UTC)
Gerda, I do usually use spiritual for geistlich, and indeed Geist is more or less spirit, as in Heiliggeist. I don't see a problem with spiritual in this 17th century context, and in any event "Spiritual Songs" wouldn't be confused with Spirituals, which are called simply that. Moonraker (talk) 16:03, 23 November 2017 (UTC)

May I still hope for Ilona Durigo? --Gerda Arendt (talk) 23:05, 18 January 2018 (UTC)

Ah, Gerda, I had forgotten. I'll look at it again tomorrow. Moonraker (talk) 23:10, 18 January 2018 (UTC)

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Thanks, Ipigott, but I'm not into any kind of positive discrimination! I think those new pages are Amaryllis Garnett, Mary Catherine Bolton, Birgit Cunningham, Ina Skriver, and Sarah Brackett, all worth a visit. Moonraker (talk) 11:46, 9 December 2017 (UTC)
Yes, certainly. They are all good introductions to successful actresses. I hope to see many more along the same lines. Happy editing!--Ipigott (talk) 12:03, 9 December 2017 (UTC)

Caroline Maria Applebee[edit]

Thank you for your message about RHS entry. My source was the actual baptism register itself which states 16th May 1787, Caroline Maria daughter of Rev. John and Grace Applebee. I came across it by chance and thought it was useful to have an original source quoted. — Preceding unsigned comment added by AllthingsGeorgian (talkcontribs) 08:43, 15 January 2018 (UTC)

Many thanks, AllthingsGeorgian. Is it somewhere online, or do you have the location of the original? By the way, life is easier if you sign your messages with four tildes, like this: ~~~~. Moonraker (talk) 08:48, 15 January 2018 (UTC)

A copy of the original baptism register is online via FindMyPast, although a subscription is required to access it.AllthingsGeorgian (talk) 10:23, 15 January 2018 (UTC)

Wikigraphists Bootcamp (2018 India)[edit]

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American School in England[edit]

Dear Moonraker,

I work for TASIS The American School in England and I was updating the wrong information that the page was offering to the users.

Please, let me know if you need any proof of this. I can sent you the Ofsted report.

Sincerely, Angel — Preceding unsigned comment added by Malozanog (talkcontribs) 10:16, 20 January 2018 (UTC)

I apologize if I erased the information. It will not happen again. I was just trying to update it. Sincerely, Angel — Preceding unsigned comment added by Malozanog (talkcontribs) 10:19, 20 January 2018 (UTC)

Thank you, Malozanog. I am perhaps being rather forthright again, but in Wikipedia's terms you have a conflict of interest and really should not be editing the page. It's helpful if you sign your messages with four tildes (like this, ~~~~), which adds your name and the time and date. Moonraker (talk) 10:48, 20 January 2018 (UTC)

Hi Moonraker,

I understand that it could be a conflict of interest but what is better, update the information or leave outdated? Thank you for your help to clarify this issue.

Sincerely, Angel — Preceding unsigned comment added by [[Kimberly Frey (talkcontribs) 19:22, 20 January 2018 (UTC)

Malozanog, rules are rules, and the unwritten one is "thou shalt not get caught". There's no actual harm in someone who's conflicted adding correct relevant information with a good source, the problem is one of bias. The sin wasn't so much the conflict of interest as the removing of what had gone before, that's where your bias became clear. Moonraker (talk) 08:13, 21 January 2018 (UTC)

Anglo-Saxon settlement of Britain[edit]

Thank you for the comment! Yes I have been transcribing some eighteenth-century letters relating to my family and they seemed to be a lot less fussy about apostrophes than - well, than me.

RoryCunningham, the whole idea of correct spelling was an 18th century invention, and the apostrophe was in its infancy. On the whole, our ancestors were wiser than we are in eschewing it. But we are where we are. Now that even schoolteachers are bad at spelling, relying on the spellcheck gadgets in their laptops and iPads, I guess the possessive apostrophe will slowly fizzle out until it's seen as archaic. And that would be a happy outcome, given the foolishness that invented it. The only thing is, Thomas's shouldn't end up as Thomas... Thomases would be far better. Moonraker (talk) 17:48, 21 January 2018 (UTC)

DYK for Cider with Rosie (film)[edit]

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Gatoclass (talk) 00:02, 30 January 2018 (UTC)

DYK for Ilona Durigo[edit]

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Gatoclass (talk) 00:04, 31 January 2018 (UTC)

Sorry that I didn't think sooner of sharing. Love your translation! --Gerda Arendt (talk) 15:57, 31 January 2018 (UTC)

DYK for High School of Montreal[edit]

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Gatoclass (talk) 05:51, 1 February 2018 (UTC)

DYK for William Villiers, 2nd Viscount Grandison[edit]

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Alex Shih (talk) 00:02, 3 February 2018 (UTC)

DYK for Radio Drama Company[edit]

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Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 00:01, 4 February 2018 (UTC)

DYK for Blanche Georgiana Vulliamy[edit]

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Gatoclass (talk) 01:38, 8 February 2018 (UTC)

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Thank you[edit]

Thank you for your welcome message (on my talk page) just now, Moonraker, but note that I have been a member of Wikipedia for quite a few years :-). However, most of my edits have been minor ones - mostly correcting typos and other errors when I spot them. I did read many of the pages you provided links for some time back, but it's always good to keep up to date, and I can also use your message as a handy reference. Phylasnier (talk) 00:05, 11 February 2018 (UTC)

Precious six years![edit]

Precious
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Six years!

--Gerda Arendt (talk) 06:44, 19 February 2018 (UTC)

Gerda, many thanks for the Yogo sapphire! Do you have time to review Georg Decker? Moonraker (talk) 15:55, 20 February 2018 (UTC)

Sadly[edit]

I have had to report you to ANI. Do not take this personally. BigSkyMan (talk) 18:22, 20 February 2018 (UTC)

Please provide a link to the section. Moonraker (talk) 18:25, 20 February 2018 (UTC)
See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Administrators%27_noticeboard/Incidents#Skwornek_(horse). BigSkyMan (talk) 18:27, 20 February 2018 (UTC)
Thank you. I have replied there. Moonraker (talk) 18:29, 20 February 2018 (UTC)
Moonraker, thank you for your calm assistance in this matter. Montanabw(talk) 19:20, 20 February 2018 (UTC)

Thanks[edit]

Dear Moonraker,

Thankyou for this - I should have done this first. All the best Severnmeadows (talk) 08:53, 6 March 2018 (UTC)

DYK for Prince Edmund Batthyany-Strattmann[edit]

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Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 00:03, 7 March 2018 (UTC)

DYK for George Chichester, 5th Marquess of Donegall[edit]

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Gatoclass (talk) 00:36, 14 March 2018 (UTC)

DYK for The Hatton Garden Job[edit]

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Gatoclass (talk) 00:04, 15 March 2018 (UTC)

DYK for Orange College of Breda[edit]

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— Maile (talk) 00:02, 20 March 2018 (UTC)

Project Tiger Writing Contest[edit]

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DYK for Lady Camilla Bloch[edit]

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Alex Shih (talk) 00:02, 27 March 2018 (UTC)

DYK for Royal Naval College, Osborne[edit]

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DYK for Georg Decker[edit]

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Alex Shih (talk) 00:01, 3 April 2018 (UTC)

DYK for William Ruck-Keene[edit]

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Alex Shih (talk) 00:01, 17 April 2018 (UTC)

Florimond de Norville[edit]

Hello. Thank you for your help in this article. If you can find more sources too, it would be great. (I will change few little things (like "18th-century" that is obvious). Thanks again :). Cheers

Zergryba, the lady's surname is clearly Florimond, Norville seems to be something added on by claimed land ownership, which I guess is why the suggested father is called bourgeois. "Amelie de Norville" looks like a misunderstanding. Moonraker (talk) 01:12, 18 April 2018 (UTC)

DYK nomination of Fordyce Academy[edit]

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Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier[edit]

Could've sworn I saw a double pipe in one of the links you left. But if it wasn't there, that's my bad. Just same, do you have sources to support your changes? (I was concerned about that also, but reverted due to the double pipe). If you can add any, or point to existing refs to support your changes, that would help. Thanks - theWOLFchild 04:00, 30 April 2018 (UTC)

Thewolfchild, really just copy-editing. For instance, the word "foreign" excludes Commonwealth countries. The Premiership of Tony Blair is ipso facto led by Tony Blair. He was an enthusiast for aircraft carriers, I might be able to find a ref. for that. Moonraker (talk) 04:10, 30 April 2018 (UTC)

DYK for Fordyce Academy[edit]

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Gatoclass (talk) 00:02, 1 May 2018 (UTC)

DYK nomination of The Man Who Made Husbands Jealous (film)[edit]

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DYK nomination of Wendreda[edit]

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DYK for Wendreda[edit]

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Gatoclass (talk) 00:01, 6 May 2018 (UTC)

Oaken, Gatoclass, forsooth? Can't help wondering who came up with a silly word like that! Moonraker (talk) 01:39, 6 May 2018 (UTC)

DYK for The Man Who Made Husbands Jealous (film)[edit]

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Gatoclass (talk) 12:01, 6 May 2018 (UTC)

Another idiomatic translation, please.[edit]

From Franz Seraph von Kohlbrenner: "Er war ein bürgerlicher Schriftsteller, ein thätiger Bürger; eine seltne Kühnheit im Unternehmen und eine nie besiegte Standhaftigkeit im Ausführen zeichneten ihn bey seinen Zeitgenossen aus." - on his tombstone. --Gerda Arendt (talk) 08:43, 8 May 2018 (UTC)

English used to have the word citizen for Bürger, but now that has morphed into someone with a nationality status, and the word bourgeois is connected with social class and not cities. For a single word for Ausführen, there are execution and performance, both rather ambiguous. I suggest plain words: "He was a writer of the city, and active as a city-dweller; he stood out from his fellows by his rare boldness in business and his unsurpassed steadfastness in carrying out that to which he set his hand." Moonraker (talk) 04:21, 9 May 2018 (UTC)
Thank you! Bürgerlich means social class here, vs. nobility - he came from plain circumstances and rose to nobility late in life. Please add it to the article! --Gerda Arendt (talk) 06:02, 9 May 2018 (UTC)
Thanks, Gerda, you live and learn, I have always thought the main meaning of Bürger was city-dweller. I see the dictionary my grandmother gave me when I was eighteen says "citizen, townsman, burgess, burgher, one of the middle class, commoner". The meaning of non-noble is clear enough, until recently the nobility was based in the country and people living in the city had to earn a living. Anyway, let's try to get this right, what is the main meaning of Bürger here, townsman or man of the middle-class? And do you hear bürgerlicher Schriftsteller as middle-class writer or writer of the city? Moonraker (talk) 17:26, 9 May 2018 (UTC)
Always learning, and how will I know? Middle-class sounds wrong because that would leave upper class. "Commoner" might be good, but is no word I am familiar with. "Citizen" sounds not bad, but is no adjective. --Gerda Arendt (talk) 19:56, 9 May 2018 (UTC)
Very well, I hate using foreign words in translations, but the way to take the middle road here is to say bourgeois writer, but leave active as a city-dweller. It may be the best we can do. Moonraker (talk) 21:39, 9 May 2018 (UTC)

DYK for Herbert Edward Holmes à Court[edit]

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Gatoclass (talk) 12:01, 11 May 2018 (UTC)

Thanks for the information[edit]

Hi Moonraker,

many thanks for your pointers, that is very helpful. I'll see if I can find the time to be more precise about it.

Cheers,

Joris Vander Cammen (talk) 10:15, 15 May 2018 (UTC)

Constance Savery[edit]

Thank you for looking at the Constance Savery article that I began. I am completing the task of replacing American usage with British.

You observed the shortage of citations for much of the article. My original article supported these statements with multiple references to the Savery correspondence in the libraries at Oregon University and the University of Southern Mississippi. These footnotes were stripped out before the article was accepted. I presume this was because such citations were regarded as original research. For example, Savery wrote about the 'very nice mouth' compliment in a letter to Agneta Thomson, 30 Jan 1992. The letter is in the Constance Savery papers at the University of Oregon's Knight Library.

Is there any way that the Savery correspondence can be used in citations?

Anobium625 (talk) 02:45, 11 June 2018 (UTC)

Hi Anobium625. Sorry to hear about the loss of your citations, but I do understand what was in someone’s mind: first, as you say, the “original research” point, and second, but closely related, the problem of verifiability. Really that’s what’s behind the original research point. It isn’t reasonable to expect someone to visit an archive of manuscripts to verify unpublished information. I guess you could find published sources for much of the article. If not, perhaps you should write the definitive biography! Moonraker (talk) 21:59, 12 June 2018 (UTC)

I have written the definitive biography: Another Lady: A Biography of Constance Savery. It is 100,000 words long, contains over 800 citations, and is based upon the 3,000 family letters and 8,000 diary pages left behind after Savery's death. I may not quote from it, because it is a self-published Amazon Kindle eBook. The diaries remain confidential, but the letters have been digitized, and any particular letter would be available to any scholar who writes to the de Grummond Children's Literature Collection at the University of Southern Mississippi. A visit to Mississippi isn't necessary.

Anobium625 (talk) 04:49, 13 June 2018 (UTC)

Then good work, Anobium625! I take your point that a self-published biography may not be a reliable source, in an academic sense, although that depends on the full facts. You aren't supposed to publish your own original research on Wikipedia, but if it's already been published somewhere else then it's not quite the same thing. Sooner or later relying directly on original documents would be challenged by some wikignome, but in my humble opinion citations from your ebook would be better than none. Moonraker (talk) 03:19, 14 June 2018 (UTC)

Thank you. I'll quote from my book while I continue to seek other citations.

Anobium625 (talk) 15:10, 14 June 2018 (UTC)

DYK for Franz Seraph von Kohlbrenner[edit]

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Alex Shih (talk) 00:01, 19 June 2018 (UTC)

Bratton House image[edit]

I took the liberty of making a straightened copy of your photo of Bratton House. Wire723 (talk) 14:57, 5 August 2018 (UTC)

Good work, Wire723! It did strike me as a little wonky. Moonraker (talk) 06:41, 6 August 2018 (UTC)

Daisy Burrell[edit]

Dear Moonraker,

We have been following your Wikipedia updates regarding Daisy Burrell with interest. My Great Aunt is Daisy's niece and is loving hearing about all of the stage productions and films that she was involved with. We would love to know where you are finding your information and do you have more!!

Kind Regards

FamilyHistorian1 (talk) 11:40, 13 August 2018 (UTC)

Hi, FamilyHistorian1, and thank you for your message. Please see my reply on your talk page. With best wishes, Moonraker (talk) 15:36, 16 August 2018 (UTC)

Charsley's Hall[edit]

Hi Moonraker, thank you for writing the above article in 2011. you found some interesting information about how private halls operated in the nineteenth century. I intend to add a paragraph about private halls to "Colleges of the University of Oxford", with a link to your article, in due course.81.86.211.166 (talk) 08:49, 1 September 2018 (UTC)

Hi again, I have now set up an account. I think there is a typo in your article on William Henry Charsley: it says he was Master from 1865 to 1891 and then that he founded Charsley's Hall in 1856. I believe that they should both be 1865 as you reference Oxford University Calendar 1866, which lists only 4 undergraduates.TSventon (talk) 09:25, 24 September 2018 (UTC)
It seems to be complicated. Please see your talk page. Moonraker (talk) 22:59, 29 September 2018 (UTC)
Thanks, there do seem to be two dates. Could you add a reference for becoming Master in 1865 to the William Henry Charsley article? Page 254 of the 1891 edition of Whitaker's Almanac you referenced says that Charsley was elected in 1866 (and Henry Turrell in 1880). Also can I copy this discussion onto the Charsley's Hall talk page?TSventon (talk) 13:50, 1 October 2018 (UTC)

TSventon, please do. Moonraker (talk) 15:00, 3 October 2018 (UTC)

gravestonephotos.com[edit]

Hi Moonraker. I just ran across gravestonephotos.com in Kitty Clive, which you added quite a while ago [1]. I'm not sure what to make of it, and am not seeing any noticeboard discussion, so I thought you might recall something about it. --Ronz (talk) 02:50, 9 November 2018 (UTC)

Hi Ronz, the main thing I remember about that edit is that I had just created a page for St Mary's Church, Twickenham, where as you see Kitty Clive is buried. No doubt you saw the previous edit, too, in which I added a reference from a book about graves. I guess what then took me to the gravestonephotos web site was that I was trying to find the poem which is mentioned... but sadly the public photograph there is very poor. I see you have now asked for a higher quality image. When you get it, do please add the poem to the English Wikipedia page for Kitty Clive and also your new French one. The gravestonephotos webmaster might even release his picture so that you can upload it to Commons. Moonraker (talk) 19:50, 11 November 2018 (UTC)

DYK for Lady Angela Forbes[edit]

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