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  English Regency - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The English Regency, or simply the Regency, is a name given to the period from 1811 to 1820 in the history of England.
If "Regency" is considered to be transitional between "Georgian" and "Victorian" then it would refer to the entire period from approximately 1811 until the accession of Queen Victoria, encompassing the actual period of Regency, along with George IV's reign in his own right and that of his brother William IV.
If "Regency" is contrasted with "Eighteenth century", then it could include the whole period of the Napoleonic wars.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/English_Regency   (187 words)

 Regency - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A regency may be a period of time when a regent holds power in the name of the current monarch, or in the name of the Crown itself, if the throne is vacant.
A regency may also be a geographical area, usually a small city or a subdistrict of a province, that is or has been governed by a regent.
Regency, South Africa is a suburb of Johannesburg.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Regency   (287 words)

 E.A.S. - What is the English Regency?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Technically, the English Regency is the period from 1810 to 1820 when the future King George IV was Prince Regent during father George III's madness.
In dance, the Regency was a period of transition from the courtly dances of the baroque era, such as the minuet, to the romantic dances of the Victorian period.
The English Country Dance was in its final moments, slowly being superseded by the quadrille and the cotillion; the waltz was new-come to England and still considered scandalous to dance.
www.elegantarts.org /regencywhatis.html   (234 words)

 Regency Furniture
The Regency period of furniture history in England extends for at least the first 30 years of the nineteenth century and bears little connection with the actual reign of the Prince Regent, George, 1811-1820.
Regency furniture represents, in a sense, the taking of the neoclassical antique style of seen in Robert Adam Furniture and his descendants in later Georgian times one step further.
Hope's fine regency furniture was fairly large in form, and somewhat serious, and was made more palatable for the mass market by George Smith in his "A Collection of Designs for Household Furniture and Interior Decoration" in 1808, and in 1826 the " The cabinet-maker and upholsterer's guide".
www.furniturestyles.net /european/english/regency.html   (621 words)

 Regency School - Company Courses
This type of course is suitable for people with a good general grounding in English (intermediate level) who wish to improve their specific understanding and use of work-related terms and expressions.
Open to students who have reached Regency School level 5, this course is ideal for those who have little time but want to keep up their language skills by practising English in an informal, enjoyable way.
ENGLISH AT WORK is for people with a good grounding in general English, but with difficulties related to the specific terminology of work, and unable to use business terms accurately.
utenti.linkomm.net /regency/eng_azienda.htm   (1216 words)

 All About Romance Novels - Regency/Post-Regency Index Page for Historical Cheat Sheet
The Regency period was the heyday of the Romantic poets, led by the scandalous Byron and Shelley and the more mild-mannered Keats.
Born in the waning years of the Regency (1819), she reigned as Queen until 1901.
Beau Brummell's reign in Regency Society was brief, but while it lasted, he was one of the best-known and most gossiped about men of his time.
www.likesbooks.com /regent.html   (2806 words)

 Mimosa 29, pages 84-86. "The English Regency and Me" by John Hertz
For many purposes, the Regency period may be considered to run from the early 1790s, or even before, until a few years after the Coronation.
I bow to Jane Austen, who had a superb sense of humor and counts among the greatest writers in English; I am her ardent follower, but in Heyer there is this special touch that resonates with us fans.
Regency ladies wore what is now called the Empire-line gown (that's the Empire of Napoleon, ptoo ptoo ptoo); gentlemen looked like the man on a bottle of Johnnie Walker scotch.
jophan.org /mimosa/m29/hertz.htm   (1849 words)

 Chappell McCullar English Tables
Regency style triple pedestal dining table of generous proportions.
Regency mahogany and rosewood crossbanded breakfast table with radially veneered flame figure top, on a turned, boldly beaded acanthus pedestal and a tricorn platform with reeded sabre legs and foliate brass caps and castors.
A Regency mahogany sideboard of broken bowfront form, the drawers decorated with geometric moulding on turned and gaitered legs.
www.chappellmccullar.com /tables.html   (278 words)

 Coastal Antiques and Art
Obviously, Coleman and her associates needed to make a convincing case to justify such sweeping changes to the current decor of a house considered by many to be the finest example of English Regency architecture in America.
The inventory also listed a pier mirror, which, in Regency decorative schemes, would have resided atop the fireplace mantle on a pier, that relatively narrow section of wall between two windows or, in the case of the south parlor, arched alcoves.
Coleman said she has also gone to Regency period interior designers' written and hand-drawn proposals, some in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, to learn what decorators were offering their fashionable clientele at the time.
www.coastalantiques.com /archives/march2003/ANTregencysecret.html   (1326 words)

 Antiques : By Period, Style : Regency :
An English Regency period rosewood and gilt mirror with the original plate glass mirror.
This is a beautiful creamware plate from the Regency period with delightful painting of vibrant reds and blues interwoven around scattered pink enamelled roses - a most enchanting combination, all richly gilded throughout the plate.
Fabulous French Regence' China Cabinet or Armoire; deeply molded top embellished with heavy bronze mounts under which is a triple section cabinet; the center section with large single locking door inset with brass grille revealing four adjustable...
search.rubylane.com /antiques/,id=4.5.49.html   (1325 words)

 English Regency Dancing
We learned our dances from the Friends of the English Regency, a group which for many years has promoted and enjoyed English Regency Dancing in California and at Science Fiction conventions the world over.
English Regency Dancing of the style used by the Friends of the English Regency is owed to the skill and knowledge of the FotER's Choreographer, Mr.
The Friends of the English Regency's Annual Assembly is usually in March.
www.mandala.net /regency   (587 words)

 Friends of the English Regency
For twenty-five years we have been fascinated by the English Regency period, roughly the year 1800.
Regency ballroom dances, as reconstructed by our Choreographer, John Hertz, are charming, and thank Heaven not very difficult.
Regency dancing has caught on in the oddest places, like science-fiction conventions.
www.geocities.com /~foter   (310 words)

 The Bay Area English Regency Society
The Bay Area English Regency Society (BAERS) celebrates the spirit of the early nineteenth century.
The English Regency, familiar to us from the works not only of Jane Austen and Georgette Heyer but C. Forester, Patrick O'Brian, and Tim Powers, was a spirited time bubbling over with creative energy in the arts and sciences, and yet a time when wit and grace were highly valued.
The Regency is a lens through which one can examine the history of the world, and we invite you to gaze along with us.
www.geocities.com /Vienna/Strasse/1815   (438 words)

 English Regency ‘Port’ Bottle Ticket by Rebecca Emes and Edward Barnard, London, c. 1824/5
English Regency ‘Port’ Bottle Ticket by Rebecca Emes and Edward Barnard, London, c.
In the classic 'vine and tendril' pattern, this regency bottle ticket was made by the famous firm of Rebecca Emes and Edward Barnard.
She was the widow of the important silversmith John Emes and went into partnership with Edward Barnard not long after John's death in 1807.
www.spencermarks.com /html/k114.html   (179 words)

 Not Just For Kids Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Regency Era is the name of that period in history following the American and French Revolutions of the Georgian period, and occurring before the Victorian period.
The English Regency coincided with the Empire period in France and the Federalist period in the United States.
The years of the Regency were a time of lavish social display and indulgence by the upper classes in London, and by the aristocratic families living in their great country houses in the provinces.
users.safeaccess.com /olsen/njfkregency.html   (1729 words)

 Directory - Arts: Performing Arts: Dance: Historical: English Regency   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The English Regency is the period from 1810 to 1820, when the mental illness of King George III prevented him from performing his duties, and his son, the future George IV, acted as Regent.
Friends of the English Regency  · Informal group whose "most conspicuous" activity is dancing.
English Regency Dancing in New Mexico  · cached · Information about dance practice and balls, including a photo gallery.
www.incywincy.com /default?p=931690   (187 words)

 Regency Dance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The English Regency, strictly speaking, is 1811-1820; that's the period when George III was too sick with porphyria to rule, and his wastrel son ruled in his stead as Prince Regent.
Regency dancing evokes the spirit of the aristocracy of that period.
Alan Winston, one of the founders of the Bay Area English Regency Society (www.sfregency.org), has been doing Regency dance since 1978 and teaching it since 1985, at monthly dance parties (www.geocities.com/Vienna/Strasse/1815/fridays.html),
www.sffolkfest.org /2004/performers_and_workshops/dw_regency.htm   (194 words)

 Chicon 2000: Regency Dance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Regency dancing dates back to 1800 England when English Regency aristocrats were at their height of control in England.
Ballroom dances of the English Regency have been a feature of science-fiction conventions for decades.
He started teaching Regency dancing at cons, and by the 1980s, over 500 fans asked for their own dance venue at a Worldcon.
www.chicon.org /events/regency.htm   (348 words)

 Language Tuition at the Regency School of English.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Regency provides language tuition for learners of all levels, from those who are just beginning their studies in English to those who have reached an advanced level.
To ensure that students are put into a class of the appropriate level, everybody is asked to take a test on the first day of the course, and is interviewed by a Senior Teacher.
In order to ensure that our teachers are able to pay attention to the individual needs of their students, our classes are restricted to a maximum of 12 with an average number of 9.
www.regencyschool.co.uk   (130 words)

 Antique English Regency mantel clock of Apollo riding the Sun chariot. - Gavin Douglas Antiques
Antique English Regency mantel clock of Apollo riding the Sun chariot.
A most unusual English Regency version of the Chariot of Apollo clock in patinated bronze & original ormolu.
The movement is an English 8 day fusee movement with original chains.
www.antique-clocks.co.uk /details.asp?stockno=3039   (111 words)

 Antiques, Furnishings, Furniture, English on Trocadero
Exceptional Small Scale Late Regency Sideboard in mahogany having a central section with a single drawer and a shaped splash board, flanked by two pedestals with a cabinet and a port drawer above and cabinet doors flanked by raised panel decoration below.
Antique English Canterbury circa 1800, This is a period "Canterbury" dates from 1790 to 1810 and was made in England.
Period Antique English oak lowboy, This antique "English lowboy" dates from the late 18th century and is made from oak.
www.trocadero.com /directory/Antiques:Furnishings:Furniture:English280.html   (710 words)

 Acanthus Antiques Antiques,Furnishings,Furniture,English,Early Directory
English Charles II Period Carved Walnut Armchair C 1680
A fine English Charles II carved walnut armchair circa 1680.
A fine and rare English Charles II carved walnut chair circa 1690.
www.acanthusantiques.com /catalog/Antiques:Furnishings:Furniture:English:Early.html   (285 words)

 photo library: English (Georgian & regency glass)
a Regency cylindrical decanter with reed-, flute- & diamond-cutting c 1810-20
a Regency three-part Bristol-green glass, flute-cut bell bowl on annular collar & inverted baluster stem c 1830
an early 19th C English opaline tazza with gilded & enamelled wheat ears
www.great-glass.co.uk /library/lib2b.htm   (321 words)

 The Regency Plume Newsletter
Most Regency romance authors have spent years researching this long-ago, though hardly forgotten, time period known as the English Regency.
THE REGENCY PLUME is now in its 15th year of publication with over 1000 subscribers from all over the world.
The sole aim of THE REGENCY PLUME is to enrich the reader's knowledge of the Regency period and to aid authors who are setting books within that time frame in their quest for historical accuracy.
theregencyplume.tripod.com   (1245 words)

 Reading - Furniture - English - Regency
During this period of Napoleonic power in Europe, English style were greatly influenced by the French Empire style.
The main distinguishing characteristics were brass embellishment of timber furniture and the use of upholstery decorated with "Regency" stripes..
The pillar-and-claw table was a round table with a single pillar and four splayed legs, each with a brass foot.
www.portobello.com.au /portobello/reading/furniture_english_regency.htm   (494 words)

 Noreascon Four Regency Dance Explained
Historically, the English Regency of George IV lasted only from 1811 to 1820, but the "regency period" often is regarded as including roughly the years 1790–1820.
Mimosa article entitled, "The English Regency and Me", the memorable line, "Fuzzy Pink Niven no longer mixes the eggnog that inspired the first Georgette Heyer convention".
The Regency romances of Georgette Heyer describe a fantasy world of noble noblemen and strong, intelligent women, with 90% of the unpleasant social realities off-stage.
www.noreascon.org /events/RegencyExplained.html   (504 words)

 Risky Regencies
Thomas Chatterton, the anguished teenage poet, was one of the great fakers of the Romantic period--his short-lived and unsuccessful career, which started with him faking medieval poetry, ended with his suicide in an attic at the tender age of eighteen.
Even though academic story analyses have proposed that all story-telling is derivative, and derive from a handful of basic plots, it's something we are accused of far too often.
I used to be exclusively a wine drinker, but I fell in love with English ale during the three years my husband and I were on international assignment in England.
www.riskyregencies.blogspot.com   (2000 words)

 Antiques, Furnishings, Furniture, English, Georgian on Trocadero
This period English Regency spade foot desk dates from 1820 and is in excellent original condition.This rare antique English desk had a wonderful fitted interior with drawers and pull outs,each with satinwood inlay.
English Regency mahogany library writing table, desk c1820.
This is a period English Regency library writing table is made from solid mahogany.
www.trocadero.com /directory/Antiques:Furnishings:Furniture:English:Georgian50.html   (748 words)

 Illustrations from the "extended" Regency period
This bedside appliance fits in the corner of a room, and has a basin on top that you can wash your hands and face in (a jug of water would be placed on top of it for that purpose), and on the bottom has a concealed swing-out chamber-pot stand (with hinged foot for stability).
A Victorian illustration of a Regency young lady posing as a model for the carving of a ship's figurehead (the man dozing in the background is her father the ship-owner, who's commissioning the figurehead).
This depicts a Regency young lady delighted at being the focus of attention of two rival beaux, and even seeming to enjoy playing them off against each other.
www.pemberley.com /janeinfo/rgnclfil.html   (7933 words)

 Study in the UK and Learn to speak English with Regency College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Learn English with Regency College in Brighton, United Kingdom.
Regency College was opened in March 2001, and due to its popularity with students, has grown very rapidly.
Regency College is one of the newest and most forward thinking English Colleges in England, with some of the best English Courses in England.
www.hyperstudy.com /study_abroad/regency_study_uk   (368 words)

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