Tag Archives: Regency

The Swiss Garden: A Regency Gem

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…the only completely intact garden of this period in the UK.

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Regency Petticoats

A highly decorative Regency petticoat, complete with shoulder straps to help it stay in place.

Learn about proper Regency underpinnings, including petticoats, stays and shifts…

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Jane Austen Novels Books life and times

Jane Austen Novels Books Life and Times JANE AUSTEN – A LIFE IN TWO WORLDS? It is truth universally acknowledged that the author of these opening words, which are among the most famous in English literature, is perhaps the greatest writer the English language, indeed any language, has known, bar Shakespeare. One might find it […]

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Dinner with Mr. Darcy: Recipes Inspired by the Novels and Letters of Jane Austen, by Pen Vogler – A Review

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Plan your own ‘Dinner with Mr. Darcy’, Box Hill style picnic and more… reviewed by Laurel Ann Nattress

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Apricot Marmelade and Apricot “Cakes”

Apricot "Cakes"

A selection of delectable Apricot delights, such as those served in Sense and Sensibility

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Create Regency Style Acrostic Jewelry

Georgian ‘dearest’ ring. c. 1820  courtesy of The Spare Room Antique Jewelry.

Use “the language of gems” to create your own one of a kind jewelry.

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Well in Hand: The Four-Horse Club

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Often mistakenly called the “Four in Hand Club”, this group began as a rival to the Bensington Driving Club.

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Bucks, Beaus and Dandies

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These definitions from “Georgette Heyer’s Regency World”, give a fuller picture of the Regency vocabulary

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Jane Austen and Food, by Maggie Lane – A Review

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Review by Sarah Emsley

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Horace Walpole: Regency Author, Historian, Antiquarian and Politician

Horace Walpole by Joshua Reynolds, 1756

Builder of Strawberry Hill, author of The Castle of Otranto,

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