Setting Smackdown: Georgian Vs. Victorian

By |2022-08-15T17:49:21-04:00August 15th, 2022|Categories: Caroline AAR, Historicals, Polls, Romance reading|Tags: , , , |

If you’ve been in Romancelandia for longer than twenty minutes, you have probably noticed that the Regency reigns supreme when it comes to historicals. (Yes, for the purposes of romance settings, we’ll consider “long Regency” books to be Regency – that is, books set from around 1795 to the coronation of Victoria in 1837, despite the actual Regency-regency only lasting from 1811-1820). It’s the go-to era for a historical setting, giving us the Ton, Almack’s, the empire waisted gown, the Napoleonic wars, Gunter’s frozen ices licked in slow motion by Regé-Jean Page in Bridgerton…

Where was I, again?

Right. The Regency rules. But what is our SECOND favorite UK historical setting?


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