Tag Archives: Regency England – General History

How To Behave Like A Regency Gentleman

Lately, I’ve been super busy moving to a neighboring state and battling the novella that didn’t want to end. My husband and I need new-to-us furniture for our home, so we’ve been haunting a local antique auction. There, I’ve discovered … Continue reading

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Nursing Your Regency Infant

Two blog posts in two days! Can you tell that I’m procrastinating? I found this little article “Management of Children” in the British journal The Housekeeper’s Magazine, and Family Economist published in 1826. I’ve included pictures of feeding bottles and … Continue reading

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Regency Era Wife Selling

I found this little bit of atrocity searching Google Books using the keyword “pastimes.”  I had hoped to find some genteel crafts that ladies did to while away their evenings, maybe some embroidery or paper craft. No such luck. The … Continue reading

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What’s Your Ride — Carriages in 1828

I’ve been trying to write a Regency story. Unfortunately, I’ve been in Victorian land for so long that I’ve forgotten a great deal of the Regency detail. So I decided to go straight to the source and read The Annotated … Continue reading

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On Morning Calls and Hosting Dinner Parties, Balls and Routs in the Late Regency

In my last post, we examined gentlemen’s etiquette, so it’s only fair to see how the ladies are behaving.  I’m excerpting from the British edition (the book was later released in America) of Domestic Duties; Or, Instructions To Young Married … Continue reading

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