Tag Archives: the Prince Regent

Was the “Ton” or the “Bon Ton” a More Appropriate Descriptor to Call the Aristocracy During the Regency Era?

Le bon ton is a French phrase meaning “the good style” or “good form.” So one could be part of the ton, if one had the style for it, which is why Beau Brummell could be a leader of fashion … Continue reading

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Regency Era Celebrity: John Nash, the Prince Regent’s Architect

John Nash (18 January 1752 – 13 May 1835) was a British architect responsible for much of the layout of Regency London under the patronage of the Prince Regent, and during his reign as George IV. Nash was also a … Continue reading

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Summer Banquet Blog Hop~An Age of Indulgence~Dining with the Prince Regent

Welcome to the first day of the Summer Banquet Blog Hop. As part of the blog hop, I will be giving away three of my titles (see below) to those who comment on my blog posts this week or who … Continue reading

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Daily Life in Jane Austen’s Time: Political Intrigue

Austen’s lifetime knew political intrigue that came to light with the splintering of the Whig party and the formation of a Conservative element. From 1788 to 1812, England experienced war after war, King George III’s madness, and the decadent lifestyle … Continue reading

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The Six Princesses – Part III – Princess Elizabeth

The Princess Elizabeth was born at Buckingham Palace on 22 May 1770. Her parents were the reigning British monarchs, George III and Queen Charlotte. Frederick Cornwallis, the Archbishop of Canterbury christened her in the Great Council Chamber at St. James … Continue reading

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The Six Princesses – Part II – Princess Augusta Sophia

Princess Augusta Sophia was born at Buckingham House, St. James Park, London, the sixth child and second daughter of George III and his wife Queen Charlotte. Frederick Cornwallis, The Archbishop of Canterbury christened the young princess on 6 December 1768 in … Continue reading

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A Princesses’ Life is Not All It’s Cracked Up to Be

With the marriage of Kate Middleton to her Prince William, the public’s view of life in the Royal Court became more idealized. However, those of us who study the Royals of the Regency Period know that being a princess does … Continue reading

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