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Meet One of King Charles II Secret Supporters

By Phin Upham True to being a spy, not much is known about Sir William Davidson. On paper, he was listed as the 1st Baronet of Curriehill, and records also show that he was a Scottish tradesman based out of Amsterdam. Underneath all that is a man who served as a spy for the King.…

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Sir Titus Salt: Socially Conscious Capitalist

By Samuel Phineas Upham Sir Titus Salt built his business around improving conditions for the people who worked under him. His greatest achievements in life revolved around trying to start a model village and factory to support the people who lived there. He is an important example of what socially conscious capitalism can accomplish. He…