Life and Style: The Scandalous Waltz

One of the great shocks and scandals of the Regency period was the introduction of the waltz. It become popular in Vienna in the 1780s, but didn’t make its first appearance in England until 1810. And it wasn’t met with a warm reception. Considered indecent and disreputable, even by the ‘fast’ set of Regency society, …

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