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A Closer Look at “His Irish Eve” from Regina Jeffers

I began this story in response to readers’ requests to know more of Adam Lawrence, Viscount Stafford, the heir to the Earl of Greenwall and the hero of this novel. Stafford is a like-able rake about Town: Women flock to … Continue reading

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Late Regency Happening: The Peterloo Massacre

On August 16, 1819, the Peterloo Massacre occurred at St. Peter’s Field in Manchester. A crowd of 60,000-80,000 had gathered to protest the lack of parliamentary representation for the heavily populated industrialized areas. With the end of the Napoleonic Wars … Continue reading

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Regency Era Events: The Blanket March, a Riot or a Cry for Assistance?

I have been frantically researching events from 1817 as part of my Work in Progress, book 6 of the Realm Series (A Touch of Love). Items of interest will be shared over the next couple of weeks. The Blanketeers or … Continue reading

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The Massacre at St. Peter’s Field

The events at Peterloo play a pivotal point in my February release of His. Peterloo brings my heroine and hero together in the second of the two novellas, “His Irish Eve,” which make up this new anthology. On August 16, … Continue reading

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British Industrial Age Personality~William Hulton: Industrial Strategist or Hard Task Master?

William Hulton (23 October 1787 – 5 April 1864) was an English landowner and magistrate who lived at Hulton Park, in the historic county of Lancashire, England. William Hulton was the son of William Hulton and Jane (née Brooke). He was educated at … Continue reading

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British Industrial Age Personality~Henry “Orator” Hunt, British Radical of the Industrial Age

Henry “Orator” Hunt (6 November 1773–15 February 1835) was a British radical speaker and agitator, who advocated parliamentary reform and the repeal of the Corn Laws. Because of his rousing speeches at mass meetings held in Spa Fields in London … Continue reading

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Research … AARGH!!

One of the best parts of being a writer is learning new things. However, one of the worst parts of being a writer is researching those new things. As I am sure everyone on this site may attest, I have … Continue reading

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