Regency Culture and Society: A Letter to a Young Lady with Introductory Knowledge of the World

This letter from a more worldly sister appeared in the February 1808 issue of La Belle Assemblee, and is reminiscent of a letter from brother to sister published several years before in the Lady’s Monthly … Continue

Regency Culture and Society: A Letter from a Young Gentleman to His Sister

Appearing in the Lady’s Monthly Museum (1803, Volume 11), this letter from a young gentleman to his sister is everything a letter from a big brother should be. Filled with caution, care, and foreboding warnings … Continue

Regency Hot Spots: Soho Square


Soho Square was built in the late 1670s and was initially one of the most fashionable addresses for Town dwellers.  Originally called King’ Square in honor of King Charles II, its center housed a statute … Continue