Regency Reader Questions: Glove Etiquette Part One

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Question: I am confused about glove etiquette. When did a gentleman remove his gloves? Some specific examples from the reader demonstrate what a tangled web is the etiquette of gloves.  You may remember my post a year or so ago about gentlemen’s gloves and some of the contradictory instructions about how when/where men might take off their gloves.  The most unanimous direction was that a gentleman … Expand

Jessica Spencer: Not So Sweet Maria

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LOVE UNDER MISTAKEN IDENTITY. The ton calls her Sweet Maria and, even in her fourth Season, eligibles continue to offer her marriage. They do not know Lady Maria despises the hypocritical ways of Polite Society and is trying to sail away to America! Though the granddaughter of a duke, Lady Maria is a Child of Scandal because her mother was an American commoner. She blames … Expand