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All Things Georgian: Tales from the Long Eighteenth Century

Höfundur: Joanne Major, Sarah Murden Rafbók

Experience life in Britain’s “long eighteenth-century” with this collection of 25 real tales from history by the authors of An Infamous Mistress.

Marvel at the Queen’s Ass, gaze at the celestial heavens through the eyes of the past, and be amazed by the equestrian feats of the Norwich Nymph. Journey to the debauched French court at Versailles, travel to Covent Garden and take your seat in a box at the theatre, and, afterwards, join the mile-high club in a new-fangled hot air balloon. Meet actresses, whores and high-born ladies, politicians, inventors, royalty, and criminals as we travel through the Georgian era in all its glorious and gruesome glory.

In roughly chronological order, covering the reign of the four Georges (1714-1830), and set within the framework of the main events of the era, these tales are accompanied by over 100 stunning color illustrations.

© 2020 Pen & Sword History (Rafbók) ISBN: 9781526744623