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The Home Office, a Government Agency During the Georgian Era

I often have the heroes of my Regency romances be associated with the Home Office. Each of the seven men in my “Realm” series served the Home Office, with Sir Carter Lowery, eventually, assuming one of the leadership roles in … Continue reading

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Regency Celebrity: 1st Baron William Wyndhan Grenville, Prime Minister

William Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville PC, PC (Ire) (25 October 1759 – 12 January 1834) was a British Whig statesman. He served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1806 to 1807 as head of the Ministry of … Continue reading

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Regency Personality: Arthur Thistlewood, British Conspirator

Arthur Thistlewood and the Cato Street Conspiracy play a minor role in my Work in Progress, A Touch of Love. Here is a bit about each… Arthur Thistlewood (1774–May 1, 1820) was a British conspirator in the Cato Street Conspiracy. … Continue reading

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Regency Era Events: The Six Acts, Squashing Treasonable Conspiracy

In the United Kingdom, following the Peterloo Massacre of August 16, 1819, the British government acted to prevent any future disturbances by the introduction of new legislation, the so-called Six Acts, which labelled any meeting for radical reform as “an … Continue reading

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