It is my great pleasure to host an extract of Charmian Kenner’s new book Revolutionary Partners: Sarah Andrews and British Campaigners for Latin American Independence. Charmian Kenner sets the scene: Naomi’s blog about Thomas Cochrane and Kitty Barnes told the story of a daring Scottish naval captain and his young bride, who eloped in 1812. […]
Abduction and Rape in 18th-Century London: The Multiple Misfortunes of Charlotte Williams by Joanne Major and Sarah Murden
This girl had guts.
Lady Georgiana Lennox and her adventures with the 1st Duke of Wellington
An enduring and intriguing friendship.
In sickness and in health: a late Georgian aristocratic marriage – John Pitt, the Earl of Chatham, and Mary Elizabeth Townshend
Surprising for an aristocratic match.
The Bloody Countess: A guest post by Catherine Curzon
Read about the vengeful Hanoverian Clara Elisabeth von Platen
Catherine Tylney-Long: A quadruple-barrelled surname was never going to work
An heiress makes a disastrous mistake. A guest post by Mike Rendell.