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People

Alfred, Prince 
Allen, Ralph
Amelia, Princess
Anning, Mary
Augusta Sophia, Princess 
Austen, Jane - 25 quotes from Pride and Prejudice 
Austen, Jane - A tribute to Jane Austen who died on 18 July 1817
Austen, Jane - Jane Austen and Cecilia  
Austen, Jane - Jane Austen and the seaside
Austen, Jane - Regency period London in Pride and Prejudice 
Austen, Jane - The Austen-Edgeworth connection
Bankes, Henry
Bankes, William John
Barnard, Lady Anne  
Bessborough, Countess of, Henrietta Ponsonby
Brummell, George "Beau" - biography - Brummell, George "Beau"
Brummell, George "Beau" - 30 Beau Brummell quotes 
Burney, Fanny - biography - Fanny Burney
Burney, Fanny - A novel influence - Jane Austen and Cecilia
Burney, Fanny - Regency History's guide to "Cecilia" by Fanny Burney
Burney, Fanny - Regency History's guide to "Evelina" by Fanny Burney
Charlotte, Princess - daughter of George IV - biography Part I: 1796-1813 
Charlotte, Princess - daughter of George IV - biography Part II: 1813-1817
Charlotte, Princess - daughter of George IV - Princess Charlotte in Weymouth
Charlotte, Princess - daughter of George IV - Princess Charlotte, Percy Shelley and High Treason in Derbyshire
Charlotte, Princess - daughter of George IV - The three Charlottes - a YouTube video
Charlotte Augusta, Princess Royal - biography - Princess Charlotte Augusta
Charlotte Augusta, Princess Royal -The three Charlottes - a YouTube video
Charlotte, Queen - biography - Queen Charlotte
Charlotte, Queen - The three Charlottes - a YouTube video
Constable, John - biography - Constable, John 
Constable, John - The wit and wisdom of John Constable
Cumberland, Duke of, Ernest - biography - Prince Ernest, Duke of Cumberland 
Cumberland, Duke of, Ernest - The scandalous death of the Duke of Cumberland's valet
Cumberland, Dukes of - Georgian Dukes of Cumberland
Damer, Anne Seymour
Devonshire, Duchess of, Georgiana Cavendish - biography - Devonshire, Duchess of, Georgiana
Devonshire, Duchess of, Georgiana - Regency History's guide to "The Sylph" 
Devonshire, Duchess of, Georgiana Cavendish - What can "The Sylph" tell us about its author?
Elizabeth, Princess - biography - Princess Elizabeth
Elizabeth, Princess - Princess Elizabeth the artist 
George IV - biography - George IV
George IV - George IV and Caroline of Brunswick - a disastrous marriage
George IV - George IV and the Brighton Pavilion 
George IV - George IV and the Marine Pavilion, Brighton
George IV - George IV's Brighton
George IV - Perdita and Florizel - Mary Robinson's affair with the Prince
George IV - The architectural achievements of George IV
George IV - The coronation of George IV
George IV - The coronation of George IV - a dress crisis 
George IV - The funeral of George IV
George IV - The Prince Regent's Fete
George IV - The Prince Regent's Fete - After the Prince Regent's Fete
Gloucester, Duchess of, Maria
Gloucester, Duchess of, Princess Mary - biography - Princess Mary, Duchess of Gloucester
Gloucester, Duchess of, Princess Mary - The marriage of Princess Mary and Prince William of Gloucester
Gloucester, Duke of, Prince William Frederick - biography 
Gloucester, Duke of, Prince William Frederick - Who was Silly Billy?
Gloucester, Duke of, Prince William Henry
Gloucester, Princess Sophia Matilda of 
Gordon, Duchess of, Jane
Hoare, Sir Richard Colt, 2nd Baronet 
Jersey, Countess of, Frances Villiers
Jersey, Countess of, Sarah Villiers - biography - Sarah Villiers, Countess of Jersey
Jersey, Countess of, Sarah Villiers - Lady Jersey in miniature
Jordan, Dora 
Knighton, Sir William - biography - Part I: Regency physician
Knighton, Sir William - biography - Part II: Royal advisor
Lamb, Lady Caroline
Lawrence, Sir Thomas
Melbourne, Viscountess, Elizabeth Lamb
Montagu, Elizabeth
More, Hannah
Nelson, Vice Admiral Lord Horatio
Octavius, Prince
Pitt, William the Younger - biography - Pitt, William the Younger
Pitt, William the Younger - The state funeral of William Pitt the Younger
Reynolds, Sir Joshua 
Robinson, Mary - biography Robinson, Mary
Robinson, Mary - Mary Robinson - more than Perdita
Robinson, Mary - Perdita and Florizel - Mary Robinson's affair with the Prince 
Shelley, Mary
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley - biography - Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley - Clever quotes by Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Townley, Charles
Victoria, Queen - The christening of Queen Victoria
Wellington, Duke of, Arthur Wellesley - biography - Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington
Wellington, Duke of, Arthur Wellesley - Number one London - the home of the Duke of Wellington 
Wellington, Duke of, Arthur Wellesley - Wellington's victory arch
Wilberforce, William - biography - Wilberforce, William
Wilberforce, William - William Wilberforce and the abolition of the slave trade

Places

A la Ronde
Almack's Assembly Rooms, London - Regency History's guide to Almack's Assembly Rooms
Almack's Assembly Rooms, London - A ball at Almack's in 1815 
Almack's Assembly Rooms, London - A genuine Almack's voucher
Apsley House - Number One London - the home of the Duke of Wellington
Argyll Rooms, London
Arlington Court - Arlington Court 
Arlington Court - Arlington Court and the Wimbledon connection
Arlington Court - National Trust Carriage Museum at Arlington Court  
Athelhampton House
Bath Assembly Rooms - Balls at the Upper Assembly Rooms, Bath 
Bath Assembly Rooms - Bath Assembly Rooms in Jane Austen's novels
Bath Assembly Rooms - How much did a ticket to a Regency ball really cost?
Bath Assembly Rooms - Upper Assembly Rooms, Bath
Brighton - George IV's Brighton
Brighton Pavilion - A litter of cupolas - Brighton Pavilion in 1823 - a YouTube video
Brighton Pavilion - George IV and the Brighton Pavilion
Brighton Pavilion - George IV and the Marine Pavilion, Brighton
Brighton Pavilion - What did Regency visitors think of the Brighton Pavilion? 
British Museum, London
Carlton House - Regency History guide to Carlton House

Chatsworth House - Photo tour of Chatsworth House
Chatsworth House - Regency History guide to Chatsworth House 

Clandon Park 
Corfe Castle
Cotehele, Cornwall

Covent Garden Theatre - Covent Garden Theatre
Covent Garden Theatre burns down 20 September 1808 
Dr Johnson's House Museum 
Drury Lane Theatre
Gretna Green - Regency History guide to the blacksmith's shop at Gretna Green
Haddon Hall  
Haymarket Theatre
Kensington Palace
Kew Palace - Kew Gardens
Kew Palace - Kew Palace 
Kew Palace - Queen Charlotte's Cottage
Kew Palace - The White House 
Kingston Lacy - Frances Bankes' ball at Kingston Lacy 19 December 1791
Kingston Lacy - Philae obelisk at Kingston Lacy
Kingston Lacy - Regency History guide to Kingston Lacy
Leamington Spa
London - Georgians celebrated in London statues
London - Regency period London in Pride and Prejudice
Lulworth Castle - George III visits Lulworth 3 August 1789
Lulworth Castle - Regency History's guide to Lulworth Castle
Lulworth Castle - Lulworth Castle - a Georgian visitor attraction 

Lyceum Theatre
Magdalen House 
Mount Edgcumbe
Nostell Priory
Osterley Park
Polesden Lacey 
Royal Academy of Arts 
Royal Menagerie at the Exeter Exchange

Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace
St George's Hanover Square, London
St Paul's Cathedral
Saltram House
Sandsfoot Castle, Weymouth 
Stourhead 
Strawberry Hill
Tower of London -
a Regency History guide
Tower of London - a Regency History guide to the Royal Menagerie at the Tower of London
Vauxhall Gardens - The Cascade 
Wellington Arch
Weymouth - Almost a sailing tragedy off Weymouth in 1800: a first-hand account

Weymouth - Fashionable entertainment in Regency Weymouth
Weymouth - George III in Weymouth 
Weymouth - George's seaside adventure - a YouTube video 
Weymouth - How Weymouth became a seaside resort fit for a king  
Weymouth - Princess Charlotte in Weymouth
Weymouth - Sea bathing in Regency Weymouth
Weymouth - The Great Gale in Weymouth and Portland
Weymouth - The last voyage of the Abergavenny
Weymouth - The wreck of the Abergavenny
Windsor Castle - Regency History's guide to Windsor Castle 
Windsor Castle - Regency History's guide to St George's Chapel, Windsor


Fashion

Ackermann's Repository 
Christmas fashions 1806-1820
La Belle AssemblĂ©e  
Georgian pockets
Hair powder and pomatum
My page of fashion links
Olympian Dew - the youth-giving wonders of Olympian Dew 

Post-Regency fashion - evening wear 
Post-Regency fashion - walking dress
Pre-Regency spring fashion - evening wear
Pre-Regency spring fashion - walking dress 
Regency era fashion for Christmas
Regency fashion - Headdresses and hairstyles for Regency evenings
Regency fashion - Morning gowns at the start of the Regency 
Regency fashion - Regency evening dresses 
Regency fashion - Regency evening wear - a tale in ten dresses 
Regency fashion - The Regency in ten dresses
Regency fashion - Regency opera dresses

Regency fashion - Regency promenade dresses 
Regency fashion - Regency spring fashion - evening wear
Regency fashion - Regency spring fashion - walking dress 


General articles

1816: the year without a summer
2014 - review of the year
2014 - my favourite posts
Blue John: Britain's Georgian gemstone

Bluestocking circle
Christmas - An unusual gift idea for your parents for Christmas
Christmas - Did they have Christmas trees in the Regency? 
Did Regency ladies ever get sunburnt? 
Dilettanti Society
Georgian architecture  
Georgian watchmen - security on the night-time streets 
Grand Tour
How much did a ticket to a Regency ball really cost?
Industrial revolution - A brief history of the steam engine
Industrial revolution - Regency History guide to the industrial revolution 
Regency medicine - The invention of the stethoscope
Royal residences of the Georgian kings
Short videos filmed at Georgian locations
Travelling chariots 
What is an equerry?
What is the haut ton? 
What is the Regency?
When is the Regency era? 
When was the London season? 
Why did Regency lovers elope to Gretna Green?


Literature

Belinda by Maria Edgeworth
Cecilia by Fanny Burney

Coelebs in Search of  Wife by Hannah More  
Evelina by Fanny Burney
Mysteries of Udolpho by Ann Radcliffe
Northanger Abbey and The Mysteries of Udolpho
Pride and Prejudice - 25 quotes
Pride and Prejudice - Where Mr Darcy walked - film locations in BBC's 1995 adaptation
The Sylph by Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire 


Military history

Battle of Vitoria - 21 June 1813
The almost forgotten War of 1812
Waterloo - part 1 - 16 June 1815
Waterloo - part 2 - 17 June 1815
Waterloo - part 3 - 18 June 1815

What happened to Napoleon's carriage?


Politics

General election of 1784 
Prime Ministers of George III
Prime Minsters of George IV
Prime Ministers of William IV
Whigs and Tories 



Quizzes

A Georgian brainteaser - an enigmatical list
A Georgian brainteaser - the answers
A Regency quiz - name that place
Historic places I have visited in 2014 - quiz
Historic places I have visited in 2014 - answers 


Reviews - books

A Perfect Match by Rachel Knowles - Who would enjoy reading A Perfect Match?
A Social History of Tea by Jane Pettigrew and Bruce Richardson

Defiance - The Life and Choices of Lady Anne Barnard by Stephen Taylor
Fashions in the Era of Jane Austen by Jodie Gayle
George IV by Christopher Hibbert
George IV - The Grand Entertainment by Steven Parissien
Georgians Revealed - exhibition book
God Save the King by Laura Purcell 
I, Hogarth by Michael Dean

Jane Austen - The Secret Radical by Helena Kelly
Mrs Jordan's Profession by Claire Tomalin 
The Real Jane Austen - a life in small things by Paula Byrne

The Unfortunate Captain Peirce by Philip Browne
Wellington's Dearest Georgy by Alice Marie Crossland

What Regency Women Did For Us by Rachel Knowles - an introduction to the 12 women 
William Knighton: The Strange Career of a Regency Physician by Charlotte Frost




Reviews - events and exhibitions

A Royal Welcome - 2015 exhibition at Buckingham Palace
Enlightened Princesses - 2017 exhibition at Kensington Palace
First Georgians - 2014 exhibition at the Queen's Gallery
Georgians Revealed - 2014 exhibition at the British Library

High Spirits - Thomas Rowlandson's comic art - 2015 exhibition at the Queen's Gallery
Jane Austen Festival 2014 Regency Promenade in Bath

Jane Austen Festival 2015 Regency Promenade in Bath 

Jane Austen Festival 2016 Regency Promenade in Bath
Jane Austen Festival 2014 - my Regency dress
Joshua Reynolds - Experiments in Paint - 2015 exhibition at the Wallace Collection
Maria Merian's Butterflies - 2016 exhibition at the Queen's Gallery 
Painting Paradise - The Art of the Garden - 2015 exhibition at the Queen's Gallery
Royal Childhood - 2014 exhibition at Buckingham Palace 
Scottish Artists 1750-1900 - 2016 exhibition at the Queen's Gallery

Sophie Andrews becomes an ambassador for the Jane Austen Literacy Foundation
Successful blogging workshop 

The Regency History blog is five years old!
The Regency History blog is four years old! - top 20 posts of all time 

Waterloo at Windsor 1815-2015 - 2015 exhibition at Windsor Castle


Guest posts

Royal assassins? by Catherine Curzon


Compiled by Rachel Knowles 
Last updated 14 August 2017

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