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A Perfect Match - historical notes

2021 Kindle cover of A Perfect Match by Rachel Knowles

Historical notes

A Perfect Match is set against the back-drop of late 18th century England. To find out more about the history behind the story, click on the links below. These in turn link to more detailed posts on my website where they exist. 

I have also included a family tree for the fictional Duke of Wessex and discussion questions.

Timeline for 1788–9


Historical characters

Historical places

The Gordon Riots of 1780


Other resources

Family tree of George Hampton, 2nd Duke of Wessex (fictional)

Discussion questions for reading groups - Spoiler alert - don't read these until you've read the book.