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Regency Era Lexicon – And Then There Was “B”

Regency Era Lexicon  Backboards – stiff, straight boards, strapped to a young lady’s back, to improve her posture Bailey – the outside wall of a fortress or castle; the Old Bailey was the main criminal court in London Ballast lighter … Continue reading

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Open Carriages in the 19th Century

I am writing a new book where I have had to do additional research on early 19th Century carriages. I cannot imagine traveling during this time period. Seven to ten miles per hour was the average speed. Just think how … Continue reading

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