Regency Men: A Letter from Son to Mother about his Lady Love

Perhaps demonstrating the timeless maxim that no woman is ever good enough for a mother’s son, this heartfelt letter appeared in the December 1803 issue of Lady’s Monthly Museum. I though readers would find his … Continue

Regency Hot Spots: The Opera House

The Picture of London, for 1803 Known, at various times, as the Queen’s, King’s, Her Majesty’s, His Majesty’s, or the Opera, the site was a longstanding London location for theatrical entertainment.  In the Regency, the … Continue

Maggie Mackeever: Love Match

When Lord Charnwood’s dependents shows up on his wedding day to Elizabeth Chavers, he must find a way to salvage his marriage and turn an impossible situation into a perfect match.  All he wanted was … Continue

Regency Advertisements: Attention Drawing Masters, Governesses, and Preceptors of Youth in General

Appeared in the November 1817 issue of Ackermann’s Repository.  I love also the ad for the Lady and Gentleman’s Polite Assistant!

Regency Fashion: Morning and Afternoon Dress for December

These gowns and their descriptions appeared in the December 1800 issue of The Lady’s Monthly Museum. Complete with shawls or spencers, these elegant creations are perfect for the young lady about Town.

Regency Reader Questions: Dandy, Macaroni, Pink and Bond Street Beaux

Regency Reader Question Katherine MS What is the difference between a A dandy, macaroni, pink of the ton? Source of Question Research Additional comments Maybe Bond Street Beaux also? Thanks for the question Katherine!  I … Continue