British Regency
The Regency in the United Kingdom is the period between 1811 and 1820, when King George III was deemed unfit to rule and his son, the Prince of Wales, ruled as his proxy as Prince Regent. In 1820 the ...
Lord Byron
An episode of the series Biography on History Channel dedicated to Lord Byron and produced in 2004.
Regent's Canal
Regent's Canal is a canal across an area just north of central London, England. It provides a link from the Paddington Arm of the Grand Union Canal, just north-west of Paddington Basin in the west, to...
Regent's Park
Regent's Park (officially The Regent's Park) is one of the Royal Parks of London. It lies within north-west London, partly in the City of Westminster and partly in the London Borough of Camden. It con...
Regency architecture
The Regency style of architecture refers primarily to buildings built in Britain during the period in the early 19th century when George IV was Prince Regent, and also to later buildings following the...
Francis Holland School
Francis Holland School is the name of two separate independent day schools for girls in central London, England, governed by the Francis Holland (Church of England) Schools Trust. The schools are loca...
History of Regent's Park College, Oxford
Regent's Park College dates to the foundation of the London Baptist Education Society in 1752. The appointment of the first Principal came in 1810 when the College moved to Stepney, East London. In 18...
London Victory Parade of 1815
The London Victory Parade of 1815 was a British victory parade held after the defeat of Napoleon in the Napoleonic Wars and his exile to Elba. The parade took place on June 20, 1815 at Hyde Park in Lo...
Fourth plinth, Trafalgar Square
The Fourth Plinth is the northwest plinth in Trafalgar Square in central London. It was originally intended to hold an equestrian statue of William IV, but remained bare due to insufficient funds. For...
Holford House
Holford House was a large residential building in Regent's Park in London. It was used at various times in its history as a private residence and an educational college for Dissenters before being des...
Regency romance
Regency romances are a subgenre of romance novels set during the period of the British Regency (1811–1820) or early 19th century. Rather than simply being versions of contemporary romance stories tra...
Barbara Hofland
Barbara Hofland (1770 – 4 November 1844) was an English writer of some 66 didactic, moral stories for children, and of schoolbooks and poetry.
Born Barbara Wreaks or Wreakes, her father Rober...
Letitia Elizabeth Landon
Letitia Elizabeth Landon (14 August 1802 – 15 October 1838), English poet and novelist, better known by her initials L. E. L.
Letitia Elizabeth Landon was born on 14 August 1802 in Chelsea, London...
The Female Coterie
The Female Coterie was the title given to a group of "ladies of quality" which met at Almack's Assembly Rooms in 18th century London. Horace Walpole described their activities as meeting every mornin...
Jane Stanhope, Countess of Harrington
Jane Stanhope, Countess of Harrington (née Fleming; 1755 – 3 February 1824), was a society hostess and heiress who served as a lady of the Bedchamber to the British queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Stre...
Kingsland Basin
Kingsland Basin is a canal basin in Kingsland, London, part of the London Borough of Hackney. The basin is located off the Regents Canal.The basin is the site of numerous housing redevelopments. C.H.U...
Peninsular War
The Peninsular War (1807–1814) was a military conflict between the First French Empire and the allied powers of Spain, Britain and Portugal for control of the Iberian Peninsula during the Napoleonic W...
Janeite
The term Janeite has been both embraced by devotees of the works of Jane Austen and used as a term of opprobrium. According to Austen scholar Claudia Johnson Janeitism is "the self-consciously idolatr...
Mary Shelley
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (née Godwin; 30 August 1797 – 1 February 1851) was an English novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best known for her Gothic no...
City Road Basin
0°05′50″W / 51.531140°N 0.097321°W / 51.531140; -0.097321The City Road Basin is an English canal basin and part of the Regent's Canal in London, owned by British Waterways. It...
Great Britain in the Seven Years' War
Great Britain was one of the major participants in the Seven Years' War which lasted between 1756 and 1763. Britain emerged from the war as the world's leading colonial power, having gained a number o...
London Beer Flood
The London Beer Flood happened on 17 October 1814 in the parish of St. Giles, London, England. At the Meux and Company Brewery on Tottenham Court Road, a huge vat containing over 135,000 imperial gall...
The Holme
The Holme (Saxon: "river island") is a mansion located on Inner Circle by Regent's Park in the City of Westminster, London, England.
Designed by Decimus Burton and built in 1818, it was occupied b...
William Arden, 2nd Baron Alvanley
William Arden, 2nd Baron Alvanley (8 January 1789 – 16 November 1849) was a British Army officer, peer and socialite, who was one of a close circle of young men surrounding the Prince Regent.
Alva...
Regency dance
Regency dance is the term for historical dances of the period ranging roughly from 1790 to 1825. Some feel that the popular use of the term "Regency dance" is not technically correct, as the actual E...
Cumberland Terrace
Cumberland Terrace is a neoclassical terrace on the eastern side of Regent's Park in the London Borough of Camden, completed in 1826. It was one of several terraces and crescents around Regent's Park ...