In Queens of Georgian Britain, Catherine Curzon’s third book for Pen and Sword, she offers readers mini biographies of the female consorts of the Hanover kings – Caroline of Ansbach (George II), Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (George III) and Caroline of Brunswick (George IV), but she kicks off with the unfortunate Sophia Dorothea of Celle, the repudiated […]
Trailblazing Women of the Georgian Era by Mike Rendell
Including Fanny Burney, Sarah Siddons, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Eleanor Coade, Hannah More, Elizabeth Fry, Mary Wollstonecraft and some you’ve never heard of.
Tracing Your Georgian Ancestors 1714-1837: A Guide for Family Historians by John Wintrip
Useful guidance for the family historian – and for me too!
Black Tudors: The Untold Story by Miranda Kaufmann
A true expansion of our knowledge of the 16th and 17th centuries.
Balloonomania Belles by Sharon Wright – Review
Restored to their place in history.
Captain Swing and the Blacksmith by Beatrice Parvin – Review
Inspired by a traditional folk song.