Tag Archives: Colonel Fitzwilliam

Militia Officers During the Regency

What were the differences between the various units of militia officers during the Regency? For example, how could George Wickham in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice serve in Hertfordshire when his home shire was Derbyshire? And how was Colonel Fitzwilliam’s … Continue reading

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The Twelve Days of Jane Austen – Day 2

(Sung to the tune of “The Twelve Days of Christmas”) On the second day of Christmas, Jane Austen gave to me Two dashing colonels And a love for Mr. Dar…cy. (Come back tomorrow for Day 3.)

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Pride & Prejudice Retelling – Darcy Attempts to Forget Elizabeth Bennet – Part 2

“So, Darcy, where do you go from here?” The words choked him, but he managed to say, “I know my duty; the Darcy name and Pemberley must survive. I must forget Elizabeth Bennet and find a suitable match. I am … Continue reading

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Pride & Prejudice Retelling – Darcy Attempts to Forget Elizabeth Bennet – Part One

(Note: In my versions of Pride and Prejudice, I give Colonel Fitzwilliam the name “Edward,” my father’s name.) “I am pleased you have come so quickly, Edward,” Georgiana said as she served his tea. “Your note said it was important,” he … Continue reading

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Interview from Humphrey’s Tattletales with Austen Author, Regina Jeffers

Q: If you could spend an hour talking to anyone from any time in history, who would it be? And Why? A: When I was younger, I had a fascination with George Custer. Besides the Regency Period, I read extensively … Continue reading

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