Monthly Archives: December 2012

1812:   The Year in Review

This year marks the bicentennial of the second year of the English Regency. It was a momentous year for both the Regent and the country over which he ruled for his ailing father, King George III. Though there were some … Continue reading

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A Regency Handbook

A number of you may be familiar with the many delightful Regencies by best-selling author Emily Hendrickson. However, you may not be aware that she has also written an engaging and enlightening reference on Regency social and cultural history, entitled … Continue reading

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Schomberg House — Part Three

Though the second part of the Schomberg House saga may have covered the most risqué and certainly the most glamorous part of its history, there are still a couple of curious tales to be told about that building before its … Continue reading

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Schomberg House — Part Two

Last week, I began the saga of Schomberg House, once the magnificent seventeenth-century London town home of the Duke of Schomberg, located on the south side of one of city’s most notable thoroughfares, Pall Mall. In the mid-eighteenth century, the … Continue reading

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