Wednesday, 1 April 2020
Could a Regency widower marry his wife's sister?
A fashionable wedding at St George's Hanover Square in 1841 from Life In Regency and Early Victorian Times by EB Chancellor (1926)...
Sunday, 23 February 2020
Drury Lane Theatre burns down 24 February 1809
Drury lane Theatre on fire from Shakspere to Sheridan - a book about the theatre of yesterday and today by A Thaler (1922) Fire was a...
Friday, 31 January 2020
Frederica, Duchess of York (1767-1820)
Frederica, Duchess of York from A Biographical Memoir of Frederick, Duke of York and Albany by John Watkins (1827) Who was Frederica,...
Friday, 29 November 2019
Lady Hertford - Prinny's intimate friend
Lady Beauchamp, later 2nd Marchioness of Hertford by John Hoppner (1784) from John Hoppner RA by WD McKay and W Roberts (1909) Profil...
Friday, 15 November 2019
Edward Smith Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby, after whom the Epsom Derby is named
Edward Smith Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby, by George Keating published by William Austin, after Thomas Gainsborough mezzotint, publishe...
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