Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present
Standard Name: Upton, Catharine
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August 1779-1783: Gibraltar sustained its longest blockade...
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Gibraltar sustained its longest blockade during its years as a British possession; writers like Mary Darwall
and Catharine Upton
chronicled this siege's acts of heroism, while Susanna Blamire
gave voice to an ordinary soldier.