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The Hidden Key, a Guest Post from Sophie Turner

This post originally appeared on Austen Authors on December 22, 2017. Enjoy! It was difficult to write about the public entertainments of Bath and other spa and seaside resorts in my last post without delving into architecture, because so much of … Continue reading

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Life Beyond Bath (or) Regency Era Watering Holes

“Watering Holes” were part of the lifestyle of those of the haut ton during the Regency Era and beyond. At Bath and Brighton and Margate and Ramsgate, etc., people returned annually to drink the healing waters, attend the assemblies, and … Continue reading

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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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