Friday, 17 March 2023
A quick guide to the Napoleonic Wars and the Great War against France (1792-1815)
The Battle of Waterloo in The wars of Wellington , a narrative poem by Dr Syntax illustrated by W Heath and JC Stadler (1819) Rachel writes...
Everyday Life in Victorian London by Helen Amy - book review
Rachel writes: Although not Regency, it’s helpful to know something about the periods immediately before and after. This book takes a look...
Wednesday, 8 February 2023
The First Celebrities: Five Regency Portraits by Peter James Bowman - book review
We all instinctively know what a celebrity is. They’re talked about. They’re a character. They stand out from the crowd. Arguably, celebrit...
Thursday, 19 January 2023
Were there finishing schools in Regency England?
Two young ladies wearing fashionable afternoon and morning dress from The Lady's Magazine (1807) One hundred years ago, in the early...
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