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Goin’ Courtin’ Regency Style

One of my MOST favorite movies is Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. I always dearly loved Howard Keel, and Jane Powell was the perfect foil for his Alpha male persona in the film. There is one song sequence in which Jane … Continue reading

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“Going Courting” Regency Style

“Going Courtin’” in the Regency Era Society during the Regency era expected strict propriety from its young people. Sometimes the rules were strict and unreasonable, but somehow the youth of Jane Austen’s time managed to come together. Young men of … Continue reading

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A Regency Era Lexicon – “A” and “B” Are Followed By “C”

    Regency Era Lexicon Cadet – the youngest son or branch of a family Called to the bar – authorized to practice law as a barrister Camisole – a woman’s undershirt worn between the dress and the corset Candlemas … Continue reading

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