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Mother of Nine Establishes a Colonial Dynasty

Constant Wonder
  • Nov 3, 2021
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Elizabeth Macarthur was an English gentlewoman who arrived in colonial Australia aboard a ship of convicts. Her husband was prone to troublemaking, and was sent back to England twice: for dueling and for staging a coup. She carried on and established Australia as an international player in the wool industry. Guest: Michelle Scott Tucker, author of "Elizabeth Macarthur: A Life at the Edge of the World" Show More...