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 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 … Continue

Regency Advertisements: For All You Military Men…

              Now the “oldest cosmetics manufacturer in the UK” (http://johngosnell.com/about-us/history/) dating back to 1677, during the Regency era the company of Price & Gosnell had a location on Leadenhall … Continue

Regency Hot Spots: Argyll Rooms

“At the corner of Little Argyll Street formerly stood the Argyll Rooms. The establishment was founded under the auspices of Colonel Greville, a noted sportsman and “man about town” under the Regency, who purchased a … Continue