Regency Romance, The Prince Regent. You might see it a lot but what’s the signicifcance of “the Regency?” Why was there a regent, when and who cares? Wot? Wot?
It’s A History Thing
by fangswandsfairy • Feature, Fiction Related Op-Ed, It's A History Thing • Tags: Betty Friedan, Civil Rights, Equal Pay, feminism, Mary Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, Oscar Wilde, Spittalfields, THE FEMININE MYSTIQUE, women's rights
Women’s Rights feature largely in historical romance novels and give us something to really think about. We didn’t start the fire,….
Did you know that at one time a lot of weeds were considered useful? So, is it an excuse not to pull those suckers up? What do you think?
Before the modern medical era herbs were often the first items turned to to soothe pain or cure an ill. We often read about them in historical fiction. But just because most of us grab an aspirin instead of a willow tree doesn’t mean these plants are gone or that their use was fictional.
In romance novels and classics written in the Georgian and Regency, and Victorian periods young English men were always going off to and coming home from wars. What wars were thy and where. Easy to answer, right. Not so much. Check out what I learned.
All the kids are doing it! Why did youngsters run to Gretna Green to get married? Where was it?