I got to blog today at English Historical Fiction Authors. Stop by and take a look. Lots of great articles there.
Mistress of the Manor-what did she do all day?
Period dramas have left many of us with the notion that ladies of the landed gentry in the Regency era had little to do but dress in lovely gowns, embroider and gossip. Reality could not be farther from this image. In general, both masters and mistresses of the house did a great deal of work around the estate, often working alongside the servants in the efforts to get everything done.
And now, a new installment of History a’la Carte for your Thursday enjoyment. I am always amazed to find out how much I didn’t know that I didn’t know.
- The invention of the flush toilet
- Caroline of Anabasch
- The Sad Fate of Henry Hudson
- The British Civil War
- Religion during the Regency.
- Of Witches and Midwives
- Historical Fiction once taken as Fact
- London goes underground
- You never know what’s lurking under your bushes…