Regency Culture and Society: On Female Politicians

I spied this article in the October 1800 edition of The Lady’s Monthly Museum and found it fascinating…so had to share. Although it cites a French publication (and very sexist one at that), its inclusion in the Regency rag no doubt indicates the idea of a female politician is amusing at best.

Regency Culture and Society: Debates for the Ladies

I discovered this treasure in the October 1808 issue of Lady’s Monthly Museum and thought I would share. I particularly love the hypothetical husband nicknames.

Regency Travel: English Travelers Behaving Badly

Appearing in the September 1817 edition of Ackermann’s Repository, this is a first hand account of British travelers becoming persona non grata all over Europe.  I thought this was super interesting, and hope you enjoy it to.  It includes some etiquette and hints for Continental visitors.    

Regency Culture and Society: Disappointed Hopes

This article appeared in the August 1803 issue of The Lady’s Monthly Museum, and describes a scene familiar from literature and Regency romances about disappointed hopes and a practiced rakehells dalliance.  It provides authors and readers alike with a real life (presumably) example of a man toying with a young lady’s affection: