Social Success: Suitable Careers for Respectable Regency Gentlemen

Well, the obvious answer is that a respectable Regency gentleman has no need of a career. Indeed, some would say that the mark of a gentleman is that he never appears to be engaged in the act of supporting himself and his family. Rumour has it that Lord Wellington, in particular, is somewhat suspicious of …

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Etiquette: Five Pieces of Victorian Etiquette (Part Two)

Following on from our previous post on this topic, Behind The Past is pleased to announce a further small overview of some key points of Victorian etiquette. Of particular interest to ladies and gentlemen who want to know how best to mix with their peers and betters, and to conduct themselves in social situations, these …