Thursday, 11 June 2020
Marriage of minors in Regency England
Detail from Merton College, Oxford: a marriage ceremony in the chapel by J Bluck (1813) after AC Pugin Wellcome Collection used under Cr...
Thursday, 14 May 2020
How would you treat sprains and bruises in the Regency?
Winter Amusements - A Scene in France (1803) Published by Laurie & Whittle © The Trustees of the British Museum Used under Creativ...
Thursday, 30 April 2020
Fanny Boscawen, bluestocking hostess (1719-1805)
Fanny Boscawen by Allan Ramsay (1749) © Croome Park NT/Lionel Matthews Fanny Boscawen (23 July 1719 – 26 February 1805) was a bluestoc...
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...
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