Jan 152015
 

Assembly Rooms is a collection of links to blogs and articles of interest to lovers of the Regency Era.

Glorious Gothic: http://www.regencyhistory.net/2015/01/strawberry-hill-horace-walpoles-gothic.html

Strawberry Hill by Paul Sandby, courtesy Wikipedia

Strawberry Hill by Paul Sandby, courtesy Wikipedia

An impressive display of carriages: http://www.regencyhistory.net/2014/10/the-national-trust-carriage-museum-at.html

Polidori’s Vampyre and Lord Byron: http://publicdomainreview.org/2014/10/16/the-poet-the-physician-and-the-birth-of-the-modern-vampire/

England’s first Christmas tree: http://www.historytoday.com/alison-barnes/first-christmas-tree

An expression of mourning: http://lauriebenson.net/2014/12/08/mourning-pictures-an-expression-of-grief-in-the-georgian-era/

Princess Charlotte’s house: http://twonerdyhistorygirls.blogspot.com/2014/12/princess-charlottes-house.html

Jane, or not Jane? http://www.madamegilflurt.com/2014/12/the-rice-portrait.html

A lamp to save coal miners: http://www.madamegilflurt.com/2014/12/sir-humphry-davy-lamp.html

The great Grimaldi: http://www.madamegilflurt.com/2013/12/notable-births-joseph-grimaldi.html

A history of caroling: http://englishhistoryauthors.blogspot.com/2014/12/here-we-come-caroling.html

George III as architect? http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-30518882

The haut ton: http://www.regencyhistory.net/2014/12/what-is-haut-ton.html

Pitt and Fox: http://englishhistoryauthors.blogspot.com/2014/12/a-mince-pie-administration-when-william.html

William Pitt the Younger by John Hoppner, courtesy Wikipedia

William Pitt the Younger by John Hoppner, courtesy Wikipedia

Lansdowne house: http://lauriebenson.net/2014/12/29/a-peek-inside-the-dining-room-of-historic-lansdowne-house/

Husband-wives: http://18thcand19thc.blogspot.co.uk/2014/12/husband-wives-and-gay-life-in-georgian.html

Napoleon on St. Helena: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mike-arkus/napoleon-last-hurrah—a_b_6290556.html

Pet dogs in Georgian London: http://janeaustenslondon.com/2015/01/03/walking-the-dog-in-georgian-london/

The Waterloo Medal: http://www.wickedwilliam.com/waterloo-medal-wellesley-pole-production/

Dark and creepy: http://www.urbanghostsmedia.com/2014/12/montpelier-hill-ireland-hellfire-club-abandoned-dublin/

An actor’s ups and downs: http://john-adcock.blogspot.co.uk/2013/05/richard-john-smith-or-o-smith-1776-1855.html

Faith in the 18th C: http://www.madamegilflurt.com/2015/01/faith-in-georgian-england-part-1-18th.html

A coaching inn: http://twonerdyhistorygirls.blogspot.com/2015/01/the-layout-of-19th-c-coaching-inn.html

And last but not least, that ever-popular topic, shoes, and where to buy them: http://janeaustenslondon.com/2014/11/28/cordwainer-shoemaker-cobbler-where-would-georgian-londoners-buy-their-shoes/

 

 

 

 

 

 

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