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Regency Personalities Series
In my attempts to provide us with the details of the Regency, today I continue with one of the many period notables.

Charles Burney
7 April 1726 – 12 April 1814

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Charles Burney

Charles Burney was born at Shrewsbury, and educated at Shrewsbury School. He was later sent to The King’s School in Chester, where his first music master was a Mr Baker, organist of the cathedral, and a pupil of Dr John Blow. Returning to Shrewsbury at the age of fifteen, Burney continued his musical studies for three years under his half-brother, James Burney, organist of St Mary’s church, and was then sent to London as a pupil of Dr Thomas Arne for three years.

Burney wrote some music for Thomson’s Alfred, which was produced at Drury Lane theatre on 30 March 1745. In 1749 he was appointed organist of St Dionis-Backchurch, Fenchurch Street, with a salary of £30 a year; and he was also engaged to take the harpsichord in the “New Concerts” then recently established at the King’s Arms, Cornhill. In that year he married Esther Sleepe, who died in 1761; in 1769 he married Mrs Stephen Allen of Lynn. It was for his health that he went in 1751 to Lynn Regis in Norfolk, where he was elected organist, with an annual salary of £100, and lived for nine years. During that time he began to entertain the idea of writing a general history of music. His Ode for St Cecilia’s Day was performed at Ranelagh Gardens in 1759; and in 1760 he returned to London in good health and with a young family; the eldest child, a girl of eight, surprised the public by her attainments as a harpsichord player. The concertos for harpsichord which Burney published soon after his return to London were much admired. In 1766 he produced, at Drury Lane, a translation and adaptation of Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s opera Le devin du village., under the title of The Cunning Man.

The University of Oxford honoured Burney, on 23 June 1769, with the degrees of Bachelor and Doctor of Music, and his own work was performed. This consisted of an anthem, with an overture, solos, recitatives and choruses, accompanied by instruments, besides a vocal anthem in eight parts, which was not performed. In 1769 he published An Essay towards a History of Comets. Amidst his various professional avocations, Burney never lost sight of his main project—his History of Music—and decided to travel abroad and collect materials that could not be found in Britain. Accordingly, he left London in June 1770, carrying numerous letters of introduction, and travelled to Paris, Geneva, Turin, Milan, Padua, Venice, Bologna, Florence, Rome and Naples. The results of his observations were published in The Present State of Music in France and Italy (1771). This was very well received. In July 1772 Burney again visited the continent, to do further research, and, after his return to London, published his tour under the title of The Present State of Music in Germany, the Netherlands and United Provinces (1773). In 1773 he was chosen as a fellow of the Royal Society.

In 1776 appeared the first volume (in quarto) of his long-projected History of Music. In 1782 Burney published his second volume; and in 1789 the third and fourth. Though criticized by Forkel in Germany and by the Spanish ex-Jesuit, Requeno, who, in his Saggj sul Ristabilimento dell’ Arte Armonica de’ Greci e Romani Canton (Parma, 1798), attacks Burney’s account of ancient Greek music, and calls him lo scompigliato Burney, the History of Music was generally well received. The fourth volume covers the birth and development of opera and the musical scene in England in Burney’s time.

Burney’s first tour was translated into German by Ebeling, and printed at Hamburg in 1772; and his second tour, translated into German by Bode, was published at Hamburg in 1773. A Dutch translation of his second tour, with notes by J. W. Lustig, organist at Groningen, was published there in 1786. The Dissertation on the Music of the Ancients, in the first volume of Burney’s History, was translated into German by Johann Joachim Eschenburg, and printed at Leipzig, 1781. Burney derived much aid from the first two volumes of Padre Martini’s very learned Storia della Musica (Bologna, 1757–1770).

In 1774 he had written A Plan for a Music School. In 1779 he wrote for the Royal Society an account of the young William Crotch, whose remarkable musical talent excited so much attention at that time. In 1784 he published, with an Italian. title-page, the music annually performed in the pope’s chapel at Rome during Passion Week. In 1785 he published, for the benefit of the Musical Fund, an account of the first commemoration of George Friedrich Handel in Westminster Abbey in the preceding year, with an excellent life of Handel. In 1796 he published Memoirs and Letters of Metastasio.

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Towards the close of his life Burney was paid £1000 for contributing to Rees’s Cyclopædia all the musical articles not belonging to the department of natural philosophy and mathematics: the latter being written by John Farey, Sr. Burney’s contribution to Rees included much new material which had not appeared in his earlier writings, particularly about the London music scene then. In 1783, through the treasury influence of his friend Edmund Burke, he was appointed organist to the chapel of Chelsea Hospital, and moved from St Martin’s Street, Leicester Square, to live in the hospital for the rest of his life. He was made a member of the Institute of France, and nominated a correspondent in the class of the fine arts, in the year 1810. From 1806 until his death he enjoyed a pension of £300 granted by Fox. He died at Chelsea College on 12 April 1814, and was interred in the burying-ground of the college. A tablet was erected to his memory in Westminster Abbey.

Burney’s portrait was painted by Reynolds in 1781 for Henry Thrale’s library. His bust was cut by Nollekens in 1805. He also appears in James Barry’s The Thames (also known as Triumph of Navigation) that was painted in 1791 for the Society of the Arts and Manufactures. He had a wide circle of acquaintance among the distinguished artists and literary men of his day. At one time he thought of writing a life of his friend Dr Samuel Johnson, but retired before the crowd of biographers who rushed into that field.

His eldest son, James Burney, was a distinguished officer in the Royal Navy, who died a rear-admiral in 1821; his second son was the Rev. Charles Burney; and his second daughter was Frances or Fanny, the famous novelist, later Madame D’Arblay. Her published diary and letters contain many minute and interesting particulars of her father’s public and private life, and of his friends and contemporaries, including his initial opposition to her marriage to the French refugee Alexandre D’Arblay in 1793 and to her sister Charlotte’s remarriage to the pamphleteer and stockjobber Ralph Broome in 1798. A life of Burney was compiled by Madame D’Arblay and appeared in 1832, but it has been criticized consistently for being eulogistic. His daughter by his second marriage, Sarah Burney, was also a novelist. Her letters also provide interesting, less adulatory information about her father. Although Sarah looked after him in his old age, their personal relations remained poor.

Dr Johnson drew inspiration from The Present State of Music in France and Italy (1771), according to later writers: “Dr. Burney published an account of his tour… which was extremely well received, and deemed by the best judges so good a model for travellers who were inclined to give a description of what they had seen or observed, that Dr. Johnson professedly imitated it in his own Tour of the Hebrides, saying, ‘I had that clever dog Burney’s Musical Tour in my eye.'”

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An Unofficial Guide to how to win the Scenarios of Rollercoaster Tycoon 3

I have been a fan of this series of computer games since early in its release of the very first game. That game was done by one programmer, Chris Sawyer, and it was the first I recall of an internet hit. Websites were put up in dedication to this game where people showed off their creations, based on real amusement parks. These sites were funded by individuals, an expense that was not necessarily as cheap then as it is now. Nor as easy to program then as it might be to build a web page now.

Prima Books released game guides for each iteration of the game, Rollercoaster Tycoon 1, Rollercoaster Tycoon 2 and Rollercoaster Tycoon 3 (RCT3) but not for the expansion sets. And unlike the first two works, the third guide was riddle with incorrect solutions. As I played the game that frustrated me. And I took to the forums that Atari, the game publisher hosted to see if I could find a way to solve those scenarios that the Prima Guide had written up in error. Not finding any good advice, I created my own for the scenarios that the “Official” Guide had gotten wrong.

Solutions that if you followed my advice you would win the scenario and move on. But if you followed the
Official” version you would fail and not be able to complete the game. My style and format being different than the folks at Prima, I continued for all the Scenarios that they had gotten right as well, though my solutions cut to the chase and got you to the winner’s circle more quickly, more directly.

My contributions to the “Official” Forum, got me a place as a playtester for both expansions to the game, Soaked and Wild. And for each of these games, I wrote the guides during the play testing phase so all the play testers could solve the scenarios, and then once again after the official release to make changes in the formula in case our aiding to perfect the game had changed matters. For this, Atari and Frontier (the actual programmers of the game) placed me within the game itself.

And for the longest time, these have been free at the “Official” Forums, as well as my own website dedicated to the game. But a short time ago, I noticed that Atari, after one of its bankruptcies had deleted their forums. So now I am releasing the Guide for one and all. I have added new material and it is near 100 pages, just for the first of the three games. It is available for the Kindle at present for $2.99.

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Not only are all 18 Scenarios covered, but there are sections covering every Cheat Code, Custom Scenery, the famous Small Park Competition, the Advanced Fireworks Editor, the Flying Camera Route Editor which are all the techniques every amusement park designer needs to make a fantastic park in Rollercoaster Tycoon 3.

Scenarios for RCT 3

1) Vanilla Hills

2) Goldrush

3) Checkered Flag

4) Box Office

5) Fright Night

6) Go With The Flow

7) Broom Lake

8) Valley of Kings

9) Gunslinger

10) Ghost Town

11) National Treasure

12) New Blood

13) Island Hopping

14) Cosmic Crags

15) La La Land

16) Mountain Rescue

17) The Money Pit

18) Paradise Island

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Regency Personalities Series
In my attempts to provide us with the details of the Regency, today I continue with one of the many period notables.

Edward Montagu (Army Officer)
1755-1799

Edward Montagu (Army Officer) Indian officer, was youngest son of Admiral John Montagu, and brother to Admiral Sir George Montagu and Captain James Montagu.

Educated at the Royal Academy of Woolwich, he went out to Bengal as an East India cadet in 1770. There being no commission vacant on his arrival, he was first placed in the ‘select picket,’ a military body composed of the cadets then present at Calcutta.

On 16 May 1772 he was admitted into the Bengal Artillery as lieutenant-fireworker, and by 24 Sept. 1777 he had risen to the rank of first-lieutenant of artillery. He was attached to Brigadier-general Thomas Goddard’s army during the Mahratta campaign of 1781, and was successfully employed against certain Mahratta forts on the Rohilcund border, on one occasion being severely wounded in the face by an arrow.

In 1782 he accompanied Colonel Pearce’s detachment, sent to join Sir Eyre Coote (1726–1783), then engaged against Haider Ali and his French allies in the Carnatic, and in 1783 he commanded the English artillery in the siege unsuccessfully attempted by General James Stuart of Cuddalore, a strong Carnatic fortress then held by the French. On the conclusion of the war in the Carnatic (1784), Montagu returned to Bengal. He was promoted to a captaincy on 13 Oct. 1784. He took a prominent part in the invasion of Mysore, conducted by Lord Cornwallis in 1791. He superintended the artillery employed in the sieges of Nandidrúg (captured 19 Oct. 1791) and Savandrúg (captured 21 Dec. 1791). For his skill and vigour Montagu received special commendation from Lord Cornwallis. The war concluded in favour of the English in 1792. On 1 March 1794 Montagu was made lieutenant-colonel, being now third on the list of Bengal artillery officers.

In the final war against Tipu, sultan of Mysore (1799), Montagu, as commander of the Bengal artillery, accompanied the army under General Harris which was directed to invade Mysore from Madras. On 9 April 1799 Seringapatam, the Mysore capital, was formally invested. On 2 May Montagu, while directing his battery, was struck in the shoulder by a cannon-shot from the enemy’s lines. He died from the effects of the wound on 8 May 1799.

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Caution’s Heir

Caution’s Heir is now available at all our internet retailers and also in physical form as well

The Trade Paperback version is now available for purchase here @ $15.99 (but as of this writing, it looks like Amazon has still discounted it 10%)

Caution’s Heir is also available digitally for $4.99 @ the iBookstore, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kobo and Smashwords.

The image for the cover is a Cruikshank, A Game of Whist; Tom & Jerry among the ‘Swell Broad Coves.’ Tom and Jerry was a very popular series of stories at the time.

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Teaching a boor a lesson is one thing.
Winning all that the man owns is more than Lord Arthur Herrington expects. Especially when he finds that his winnings include the boor’s daughter!

The Duke of Northampshire spent fortunes in his youth. The reality of which his son, Arthur the Earl of Daventry, learns all too well when sent off to school with nothing in his pocket. Learning to fill that pocket leads him on a road to frugality and his becoming a sober man of Town. A sober but very much respected member of the Ton.

Lady Louisa Booth did not have much hope for her father, known in the country for his profligate ways. Yet when the man inherited her gallant uncle’s title and wealth, she hoped he would reform. Alas, that was not to be the case.

When she learned everything was lost, including her beloved home, she made it her purpose to ensure that Lord Arthur was not indifferent to her plight. An unmarried young woman cast adrift in society without a protector. A role that Arthur never thought to be cast as. A role he had little idea if he could rise to such occasion. Yet would Louisa find Arthur to be that one true benefactor? Would Arthur make this obligation something more? Would a game of chance lead to love?

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From our tale:

Chapter One

St. Oswald’s church was bleak, yet beautiful all in one breath. 13th century arches that soared a tad more than twenty feet above the nave provided a sense of grandeur, permanence and gravitas. These prevailed within, while the turret-topped tower without, once visible for miles around now vied with mature trees to gain the eye of passers-by.

On sunny days stain-glass windows, paid for by a Plantagenet Baron who lived four hundred years before and now only remembered because of this gift, cast charming rainbow beams across the inner sanctum. And on grey overcast days ghostly shadows danced along the aisle.

As per the custom of parish churches the first three pews were set-aside for the gentry. On this day the second pew, behind the seat reserved for the Marquess of Hroek, who hadn’t attended since the passing of his son and heir, was Louisa Booth his niece and her companion Mrs Bottomworth.

Mrs Bottomworth was a stocky matron on the good side of fifty. Barely on the good side of fifty. But one would not say that was an unfortunate thing for she wore her years well and kept her charge free of trouble. Mrs Bottomworth’s charge was an only child, who would still have been in the schoolroom excepting the fact of the death of her mother some years earlier. This had aged the girl quickly, and made her hostess to her father’s household. The Honourable Hector Booth, third son of the previous Marquess, maintained a modest house on his income of 300 pounds. That was quite a nice sum for just the man and one daughter, with but five servants. They lived in a small, two floor house with four rooms. It should be noted that this of course left two bedchambers that were not inhabited by family members. As the Honourable Mr Booth saved his excess pounds for certain small vices that confined themselves with drink and the occasional wager on a horse, these two rooms were seldom opened.

Mrs Bottomworth had thought to make use of one of the empty rooms when she took up her position, but the Honourable Hector Booth advised and instructed her to share his daughter’s room. For the last four years this is what she had done. When two such as these shared a room, it was natural that they would either become best of friends, or resent each other entirely. Happily the former occurred as Louisa was in need of a confidant to fill the void left in her mother’s absence, and Mrs Bottomworth had a similar void as her two daughters had grown and gone on to make their own lives.

The Honourable Mr Booth took little effort in concerning himself with such matters as he was ever about his brother’s house, or ensconced in a comfortable seat at either the local tavern or the Inn. If those locations had felt he was too warm for them, he would make a circuit of what friends and acquaintances he had in the county. The Honourable Mr Booth would spend an hour or two with a neighbour discussing dogs or hunters, neither of which he could afford to keep, though he did borrow a fine mount of his brother to ride to the hunt. The Marquess took little notice, having reduced his view of the world by degrees when first his beloved younger brother who was of an age between the surviving Honourable Mr Booth had perished shortly after the Marquess’ marriage. Their brother had fallen in the tropics of a fever. Then the Marquess had lost his second child, a little girl in her infancy, his wife but a few years after, and most recently his son and heir to the wars with Napoleon.

This caused the Honourable Mr Booth to be heir to Hroek, a situation that had occurred after he had lost his own wife. With that tragedy, Mr Booth had found more time to make friends with all sorts of new bottles, though not to a degree that it was considered remarkable beyond a polite word. Mr Booth was not a drunkard. He was confronting his grief with a sociability that was acceptable in the county.

Louisa, however, was cast further adrift. No father to turn to. No uncle who had been the patriarch of the family her entire life. And certainly now no feminine examples to follow but her companion and governess, Mrs Bottomworth. That Mrs Bottomworth was an excellent choice for the task was more due to acts of the Marquess, still able to think clearly at the time she was employed, than to the Honourable Mr Booth. Mr Booth was amenable to any suggestion of his elder brother for that man controlled his purse, and as Mr Booth was consumed with grief, while the Marquess had adapted to various causes of grief prior to the final straw of his heir’s death, the Marquess of Hroek clearly saw a solution to what was a problem.

Now in her pew, where once as a young girl she had been surrounded by her cousins, parents, uncles and aunt, she sat alone except for her best of friends. Louisa was full of life in her pew, her cheeks a shade of pink that contrasted with auburn hair, which glistened as sunlight that flowed though the coloured panes of glass touched it from beneath her bonnet. Blue eyes shown over a small straight nose, her teeth were straight, though two incisors were ever so slightly bigger than one would attribute to a gallery beauty painted by Sir Thomas Lawrence.

She was four inches taller than five feet, so rather tall for a young woman, but her genes bred true, and many a girl of the aristocracy was slightly taller than those women who were of humbler origins. Her back was straight and for an observant man, of which there were some few in the county, her figure might be discussed. The wrath though of her uncle the Marquess would not wish to be bourne should it be found out that her form had become a topic amongst the young men. Noteworthy though was that she had a figure that men thought inspiring enough to tempt that wrath, and think on it. A full bosom was high on her chest, below her heart shaped face. She was lean of form, though her hips flared just enough that one could see definition in her torso. Certainly a beauty Sir Thomas’ brushes would wish the honour to meet.

The vicar Mr Spotslet had at one time in his early days in the community, discussed the Sunday sermons with the Marquess. Mr Spotslet had enjoyed long discussions of theology, philosophy, natural history and the holy writ that were then thoughtfully couched in terms to be made accessible by the parish. The lassitude that had overtaken the Marquess had caused those interviews to become shortened and infrequent and as such the sermons suffered, as many were wont to note. There had been dialogues that Mr Spotslet had engaged in with the attendees of his masses. Now he seemed to have lost his way and delivered soliloquies.

This day Mr Spotslet indulged in a speech that talked to the vices of gambling. The local sports, of which the Honourable Mr Booth was an intimate, had raced their best through the village green the previous Wednesday for but a prize of one quid, and this small bet had caused pandemonium when Mrs McCaster had fallen in the street with her washing spread everywhere and trampled by the horses. Not much further along the path, Mr Smith the grocer’s delivery for the vicar himself was dropped by the boy and turned into detritus as that too was stampeded over. A natural choice for a sermon, yet only two of the culprits were in attendance this day. The rest had managed to find reasons to avoid the Mass.

Louisa squirmed a little in her seat the moment she realised that her father had been one of the men that the sermon was speaking of. Was she not the centre of everyone’s gaze at such a time? Her father having refused to attend for some years, and her uncle unable due to his illness. She was the representative of the much reduced family. Not only was it expected that the parish would look to her as the Booth of Hroek, but with her father’s actions called to the attentions of all, it was natural that they look at her again. This time in a light that did not reflect well on her father and she knew that she had no control over that at all.

Mrs Bottomworth, who might have been lightly resting her eyes, Louisa would credit her in such a generous way, came to tensing at the mention of the incident. Louisa did not want to bring her friend to full wakefulness, but Mrs Bottomworth realised what was occurring and the direction that the sermon was taking. Louisa’s companion took her hand and patted it reassuringly.

“Perhaps a social call on Lady Walker?” Mrs Bottomworth suggested as they walked back to the house after services. The house which sat just within the estate boundaries was four hundred feet off the main bridal way that led to Hroek Castle. A small road had been cleared from the gatehouse to the house that Mr Booth now maintained, and this the two women travelled.

Louisa generally appreciated visits such as this as she had gotten older, and certainly several of the adults in the neighbourhood showed a kindly interest in her education and the development of her social manners. “I think I shall go to the castle and read to my uncle.” A task that she had done each day of the last fortnight but one.

“We have not talked, but you and the Marquess had an interview with the doctors.” Mrs Bottomworth had tried to comfort her charge after that, but Louisa had waved her hand and gone to sit quietly under a yew tree that had a grand vista of the park leading to Hroek Castle.

 “Uncle will be most lucky if he should be with us come Michaelmas.”

“That will be a sad day when we lose such a friend.” These were words of comfort. Mrs Bottomworth had been well encouraged in her charge by the Marquess but one could not say that they interacted greatly with one another. The Marquess ensured that his brother heeded the suggestions and advisements of Mrs Bottomworth as the Honourable Mr Booth left to his own devices would have kept his daughter in the nursery and would have forgotten to send a governess to provide her with instruction.

“Indeed, my uncle may not have been one of the great men of England, but he is well regarded in the county.” Often with that statement followed the next, “Warmly remembered is it when the Prince Regent came and stayed for a fortnight of sport and entertainment.” This had been many years before, and certainly before any of the tragedies beset the line of the Booths.

“Yes, I have heard it said with great earnestness. But come let us change your clothes and then we shall go up to the great house. I shall have Mallow fetch the gig so we may proceed all the more expeditiously.”

“That would be good, but we will have to use the dogcart. Father was to take the gig to see Sir Mark today, or so he said at breakfast.” Where Louisa knew he would drink the Baronet’s sherry for a couple hours before thinking to return, unless he was asked to stay for dinner.

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Regency Personalities Series
In my attempts to provide us with the details of the Regency, today I continue with one of the many period notables.

Princess Augusta of Hesse-Kassel
25 July 1797 – 6 April 1889

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Augusta of Hesse-Kassel

Princess Augusta of Hesse-Kassel, third daughter of Landgrave Frederick of Hesse-Kassel, and his wife, Princess Caroline of Nassau-Usingen, was born at Rumpenheim Castle, Kassel, Hesse. Through her father, she was a great-granddaughter of George II of Great Britain, her grandfather having married George II’s daughter Mary. Her father’s older brother was the Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel. In 1803, her uncle’s title was raised to Elector of Hesse — whereby the entire Kassel branch of the Hesse dynasty gained an upward notch in hierarchy.

On 7 May, in Kassel, and then, again, on 1 June 1818 at Buckingham Palace, Princess Augusta married her second cousin, the Duke of Cambridge, when she was 20 and he 44. Upon their marriage, Augusta gained the style HRH The Duchess of Cambridge. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had three children.

From 1818 until the accession of Queen Victoria, and the separation of the British and Hanoverian crowns in 1837, the Duchess of Cambridge lived in Hanover, where the Duke served as viceroy on behalf of his brothers, George IV and William IV. In 1827 Augusta allowed that a new village, founded on 3 May 1827 and to be settled in the course of the cultivation and colonisation of the moorlands in the south of Bremervörde, would bear her name. On 19 June the administration of the Hanoveran High-Bailiwick of Stade informed the villagers that she had approved the chosen name Augustendorf for their municipality (since 1974 it is a component locality of Gnarrenburg). The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge returned to Great Britain, where they lived at Cambridge Cottage, Kew, and later at St. James’s Palace. The Duchess of Cambridge survived her husband by thirty-nine years, dying at the age of ninety-one.

She was buried at St Anne’s Church, Kew, but her remains were later transferred to St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle.

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Beggars Can’t Be Choosier

One of the our most recent Regency Romances.

Beggars has won the prestigious Romance Reviews Magazine Award for Outstanding Historical Romance:

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It has also been nominated for the 2015 RONE Awards in the category of Historical:Post Medieval sponsored by InD’Tale Magazine.

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It is available for sale and I hope that you will take the opportunity to order your copy.

For yourself or as a gift. It is now available in a variety of formats. For $3.99 you can get this Regency Romance for your eReader. A little more as an actual physical book.

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When a fortune purchases a title, love shall never flourish, for a heart that is bought, can never be won.

The Earl of Aftlake has struggled since coming into his inheritance. Terrible decisions by his father has left him with an income of only 100 pounds a year. For a Peer, living on such a sum is near impossible. Into his life comes the charming and beautiful Katherine Chandler. She has a fortune her father made in the India trade.

Together, a title and a fortune can be a thing that can achieve great things for all of England. Together the two can start a family and restore the Aftlake fortunes. Together they form an alliance.

But a partnership of this nature is not one of love. And terms of the partnership will allow both to one day seek a love that they both deserve for all that they do. But will Brian Forbes Pangentier find the loves he desires or the love he deserves?

And Katherine, now Countess Aftlake, will she learn to appreciate the difference between happiness and wealth? Can love and the admiration of the TON combine or are the two mutually exclusive?

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Regency Personalities Series
In my attempts to provide us with the details of the Regency, today I continue with one of the many period notables.

Thomas Noel 2nd Viscount Wentworth
18 November 1745 – 17 April 1815

Thomas Noel 2nd Viscount Wentworth was the only son of the Edward Noel, 1st Viscount Wentworth and his wife, Judith, and was educated at Eton and Brasenose College, Oxford. In October 1774, he successfully contested Leicestershire but soon had to leave the Commons when he inherited his father’s titles a month later.

On 2 February 1788, he married Mary, Dowager Countess Ligonier, a daughter of the 1st Earl of Northington and widow of the 1st Earl Ligonier of the second creation. The union did not produce any children, although Wentworth had fathered an illegitimate son, Thomas (1774–1853), who became rector of Kirkby Mallory and performed the marriage ceremony of his cousin, Anne Isabella to Lord Byron in 1815.

Upon his death in 1815, Lord Wentworth’s viscountcy became extinct, whilst the barony of Wentworth became abeyant between his nephew Hon. Nathaniel Curzon (later Lord Curzon) and his sister, Judith and her daughter Anne. When Judith died in 1822 and then Lord Curzon died without heirs in 1856, the abeyancy was terminated in favour of Anne.

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Regency Personalities Series
In my attempts to provide us with the details of the Regency, today I continue with one of the many period notables. The list of Previous Notables and Upcoming Entries has grown so long that I will post this once a week on Saturdays now.

Previous Notables (Click to see the Blog):

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George III George IV Georgiana Cavendish
William IV Lady Hester Stanhope Lady Caroline Lamb
Princess Charlotte of Wales Queen Charlotte Charles James Fox
Queen Adelaide Dorothea Jordan Jane Austen
Maria Fitzherbert Lord George Gordon Byron John Keats
Princess Caroline Percy Bysshe Shelley Cassandra Austen
Edmund Kean Thomas Clarkson Sir John Moore
John Burgoyne William Wilberforce Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Sarah Siddons Josiah Wedgwood Emma Hamilton
Hannah More John Phillip Kemble John Jervis, Earl St. Vincent
Ann Hatton Stephen Kemble Mary Robinson
Harriet Mellon Zachary Macaulay George Elphinstone, Lord Keith
Thomas Babington George Romney Mary Moser
Ozias Humphry William Hayley Daniel Mendoza
Edward Pellew Angelica Kauffman Sir William Hamilton
David Garrick Pownoll Bastard Pellew Charles Arbuthnot
William Upcott William Huskisson Dominic Serres
Sir George Barlow Scrope Davies Charles Francis Greville
George Stubbs Fanny Kemble Thomas Warton
William Mason Thomas Troubridge Charles Stanhope 4th Earl of Harrington
Robert Fulke Greville Gentleman John Jackson Ann Radcliffe
Edward ‘Golden Ball’ Hughes John Opie Adam Walker
John Ireland Henry Pierrepoint Robert Stephenson
Mary Shelley Sir Joshua Reynolds Francis Place
Robert Harding Evans Lord Thomas Foley Francis Burdett
John Gale Jones George Parker Bidder Sir George Warren
Edward Eliot William Beechey Eva Marie Veigel
Hugh Percy-Northumberland Charles Philip Yorke Henry John Temple 3rd Viscount Palmerston
Samuel Romilly John Petty 2nd Marquess Lansdowne Henry Herbert Southey
Stapleton Cotton Colin Macaulay Amelia Opie
Sir James Hall Henry Thomas Colebrooke Maria Foote
Sir David Baird Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville Dr. Robert Gooch
William Baillie James Northcote Horatio Nelson
Henry Fuseli Home Riggs Popham John Playfair
Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice 3rd Marquess Lansdowne Thomas Douglas 5th Earl of Selkirk Frederick Gerald “Poodle” Byng
Henry Somerset, 7th Duke of Beaufort John Wolcot (Peter Pindar) Joseph John Gurney
Edward John Eliot Henry Perronet Briggs George Lionel Dawson-Damer
Thomas Foley Mark Robinson Charles Culling Smith
Francis Charles Seymour-Ingram, 3rd Marquess of Hertford Thomas Fowell Buxton Tyrone Power
Richard Cumberland William Philip Molyneux, 2nd Earl of Sefton Edward Law, 1st Baron Ellenborough
Jeffry Wyattville Henry Mildmay Nicholas Wood
Hester Thrale Catherine Hughes, Baroness de Calabrella Admiral Israel Pellew
William Wellesley Pole, 3rd Earl of Mornington Henry Moyes Charles Fitzroy
Lord Granville Somerset Lumley St. George Skeffington William Playfair
John Lade Astley Cooper Matthew Gregory Lewis
Edward Pease Thomas Coutts John Urpeth Rastrick
Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond Captain William Baillie John Pitt Kennedy
Henry Cline Sarah Clementina Drummond-Burrell Samuel Wyatt
Lord George Lennox George Bussy Villiers Henry FitzRoy 5th Duke of Grafton
John Bell (Surgeon) Robert Smirke (Painter) John Kennedy (Manufacturer)
John Gell Dugald Stewart Louisa Gurney Hoare
William Nicol (Surgeon) William Nicol (Geologist) Edward Hall Alderson
Thomas Hope Richard Cosway Jonathan Backhouse
Lady Sarah Lennox John Byng, 5th Viscount Torrington Harriette Wilson
Andrew Plimer George Henry Borrow Charles Lamb
Henry Somerset, 5th Duke of Beaufort Henry Bathurst, 3rd Earl Bathurst Skeffington Lutwidge
George Colman the Elder William Hotham Jacob Bell
Charles Heathcote Tatham William Allen (Quaker) John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute
John Henry Manners, 5th Duke of Rutland William Gell Richard Barry, 7th Earl Barrymore
Samuel Bagster the Younger Lady Anne (Wesley) Fitzroy Samuel Gurney
John Liston Charles Lennox, 4th Duke of Richmond Luke Howard
Alexander MacKenzie (Explorer) John Pasco Joseph Black
Sir Robert Calder Benjamin Travers John Walker (Cricketer)
John (Johnnie) Walker Joseph Fox the Younger Bishop Beilby Porteus
Sir William Knighton George Rose Edward St. Maur 11th Duke of Somerset
Samuel Bagster the Elder Richard Keppel Craven Edwin Henry Landseer
James Paull (Duelist) Henry Thornton Peter Pond
George Rose (Barrister) William Vincent Humphry Repton
Eliab Harvey Sir George Henry Rose James Kenney
James Kennedy Nevil Maskelyne James Playfair
John Auldjo Thomas Morton (Shipbuilder) Charles Kemble
Sir John Vaughan (Judge) Henry Paget, Marquess of Anglesey Henry Holland (Cricketer)
Sir Henry Holland (Baronet) Mary Alcock Tom Walker (Cricketer)
Thomas Bradley (Physician) Henry Dundas Trotter Thomas Picton
Sir Charles Middleton William Henry Playfair John Palmer (The 2 Architects)
William Ludlam Thomas Ludlam John Pinch the Elder
George Harris, 1st Baron Edward Waring William Aubrey de Vere Beauclerk 9th Duke of St Albans
Isaac Milner Sir Henry Blackwood William Lovett
General Sir Edward Paget Colonel John Vaughan William Locker
William George Keith Elphinstone Sir William Parker Baronet of Harburn Charles Hutton
John Thomas ‘Antiquity’ Smith Thomas Grey Egerton

1st Earl of Wilton

William Allen (Royal Navy Officer)
Thomas Baldwin Nathaniel Plimer Sir Edward Berry
Charles Gordon Lennox 5th Duke of Richmond George Combe Henry Siddons
Angela Burdett-Coutts William Ellis (Painter) William Drummond of Logiealmond
William George Harris Gerrard Andrewes Berkeley Paget
John Palmer (postal Innovator) Thomas Ludlam Henry Hetherington
Sir Charles Bagot Edward Ellice Francis Douce
Sir Hector Munro Richard Harris Barham Andrew Meikle
William Anderson (Artist) William Hunter Cavendish 5th Duke of Devonshire William Stewart Rose
Harriet Murray John Hunter (Politician) John Thomas Serres
Joseph Antonio Emidy Joseph Hume Thomas Holcroft
Archibald Alison Abraham Rees Thomas Helmore
Colonel William Berkeley Thomas Hearne Richard Carlile
Julius Caesar Ibbetson George Howard, 6th Earl of Carlisle John Rennie
William Oxberry William Hornby William Holme Twentyman
Charles Howard 11th Duke of Norfolk Gerard Lake Sir Archibald Alison, 1st Baronet
Isaac Taylor Edward Howard-Gibbon Marquess of Stafford Granville Leveson-Gower
Robert Aspland George Harris 3rd Baron Harris Thomas Telford
George Phillip Manners Arthur Hill, 3rd Marquess of Downshire Daniel Gurney
Sir Peter Parker John Horsley Palmer Richard Watson (politician)
Joseph Farington Charles Fitzroy, Baron Southampton William Henry West Betty
Charles Stuart (British Army Officer) Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington Paul III Anton, Prince Esterházy
William Danby George Macartney 1st Earl Macartney Richard Payne Knight
Admiral Adam Duncan James George Smith Neill Sir Anthony Carlisle
John Hely-Hutchinson, 2nd Earl of Donoughmore Admiral Lord Hugh Seymour Richard Robert Madden
Joseph Milner Sidney Smith (wit) George Spencer, 2nd Earl Spencer
Henry Duncan John Nichols Thom Charles Gardiner, 1st Earl of Blessington
Uvedale Price James Foster Richard Colt Hoare
Richard Watson (Bishop) Francis Ingram-Seymour-Conway 2nd Marquess of Hertford Charles FitzRoy 3rd Baron Southampton
Duke of York Frederick Augustus Hanover Price Blackwood Benjamin Outram
Major General John Dalling John Thelwall Robert “Bobus” Percy Smith
John Carr (architect) James Archibald Stuart Roger Curtis
Sir Erasmus Gower Charles Pepys Earl of Cottenham Joseph Chitty
Henry Thoby Prinsep James Coutts Crawford Sir Charles Edward Grey
John Palmer (Commissary) Samuel Barrington William Gifford
John Richardson Henry Holland Thomas Harley
Emily Lennox, Duchess of Leinster Alexander Hood 1st Viscount Bridport Charles Grey, 1st Earl Grey
John Wilson Croker Beaumont Hotham John Fane 11th Earl of Westmorland
George Johnston Henry Temple 2nd Viscount Palmerston Simon McGillivray
Colonel George Hanger Sir John McMahon William Babington
John Hoppner Sir Richard Onslow John Byng 1st Earl of Strafford
William Wilkins Daines Barrington John Bell (publisher)
Alexander Ball Lord Robert Seymour Jacob Philipp Hackert
John Cleave Hussey Vivian 1st Baron Vivian George Cowper 6th Earl Cowper
Edward Bouverie Pusey Dr William Pulteney Alison William Railton
James Mill Lucuis Curtis Henry Pigot
Hugh James Rose Sir John Easthope Thomas Starkie
John Prinsep Harriet Martineau Edward Gibbon
Richard Watson 4th Duke of Queensberry William Douglas Edward Jenner
James Gillray Molyneux Shuldham 1st Baron Shuldham Charles Catton the Younger
Henry Proctor (British Army Officer) James Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie 1st Baron Wharncliffe Sir Thomas Brisbane
William Adam of Blair Adam Sir Edward Michael Pakenham Charles Bury 1st Earl of Charleville
John Pinch the Younger John Stuart Count of Maida Robert Hall
Hurrell Froude Olivia Serres Anne Horton Duchess of Cumberland and Strathearn
Sir Marc Brunel George Pryme General Sir John Bell
William Whewell Adam Ferguson of Raith William Beatty
Robert Linzee Richard Porson Edward O’Bryen
William Baillie (artist) John Romilly Edwin Chadwick
William Hay 17th Earl of Erroll Elizabeth Inchbald Maria Walpole
Edward Maltby Folliott Cornewall Edward James Eliot
James Perry (journalist) John Oxley General Sir Robert Arbuthnot
Sir Ralph Abercromby Hannah Cowley Thomas Kidd (classical scholar)
Admiral Sir Graham Moore Duke of Norfolk Henry Charles Howard Henry Dundas 1st Viscount Melville
Francis Leggatt Chantrey Sir Josias Rowley 1st Baronet Richard Grosvenor 1st Earl Grosvenor
Richard Colley Wellesley 1st Marquess Wellesley Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke of Somerset James Henry Monk
Sir John Abercromby Sir George Colebrooke Francis Russell 5th Duke of Bedford
James Burton Thomas Morton (Playwright) John MacBride
George Mudie Sir William Hotham Charles Augustus Murray
Priscilla Fane Countess of Westmorland William Van Mildert Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Sir Gerard Noel 2nd Baronet Sir George Baker Henry Wellesley
William Gregory Albemarle Bertie John Rylands
Sir Arthur Paget George Murray 5th Earl of Dunmore Sir Thomas Munro 1st Baronet
Maurice Margarot Sir Charles Grey Robert James Carr
George Stephenson Bernard Edward Howard, 12th Duke of Norfolk Allan Cunningham
Henry Thynne 3rd Marquess of Bath William Hasledine Pepys George Percy 5th Duke of Northumberland
John Charles Ramsden Thomas Mounsey Cunningham John Nash
Thomas Charles Hope Joseph Gerrald Richard Howe 1st Earl Howe
William Henry Cavendish-Bentinck 3rd Duke of Portland William Pitt the Younger Henry Addington 1st Viscount Sidmouth
William Wyndham Grenville 1st Baron Grenville Spencer Perceval Robert Banks Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool
George Canning Frederick John Robinson 1st Viscount Goderich Arthur Wellesley 1st Duke of Wellington
Charles Grey 2nd Earl Grey William Lamb 2nd Viscount Melbourne Sir Robert Peel 2nd Baronet
Edward Troughton James Cecil 1st Marquess of Salisbury William Salter (artist)
Colonel Sempronius Streton James Lackington Duke of Argyll John Campbell 7th Duke
Charles Noel 1st Earl of Gainsborough Thomas Fortescue Kennedy Robert McQueen
Peregrine Maitland Harriet Fane Arbuthnot Duke of Marlborough George Spencer-Churchill 4th Duke
William Essington Richard Sheepshanks John Linnell
Daniel Rutherford Harry Walker (Cricketer) Thomas Egerton 2nd Earl of Wilton
William Heberden the Younger William Beresford 1st Baron Decies George Agar-Ellis 1st Baron Dover
Tattersalls Robert Jocelyn 3rd Earl of Roden George Stewart 8th Earl of Galloway
George FitzRoy 4th Duke of Grafton Lord Henry John Spencer Richard Grosvenor 2nd Marquess of Westminster
Admiral Sir George Campbell John Fane 10th Earl of Westmorland Phillip Parker King
Admiral Sir Robert Barlow Lady Diana Spencer James Edwards (Bookseller)
Charles Bennet 4th Earl of Tankerville Patrick Fraser Tytler William Handcock 1st Viscount Castlemaine
Lord Frederick Campbell George Leveson-Gower Marquis of Stafford Duke of Sutherland John Scott Earl of Eldon
John Blaquiere 1st Baron de Blaquiere Louisa (Lennox) Conolly Sir Harry Smith
Sir William Hamilton, 9th Baronet Sir Edward Crofton Laura Pulteney 1st Countess of Bath
Brownlow Bertie 5th Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven William Nelson 1st Earl Nelson George Child Villiers 5th Earl of Jersey
Frederick Howard 5th Earl of Carlisle Sir William Oglander 6th Baronet Joseph Bramah
George Cavendish 1st Earl of Burlington George Beresford 1st Marquess of Waterford William Henry Hunt
John Edwards-Vaughan Elizabeth (Gurney) Fry William Waldegrave 1st Baron Radstockv
George Gordon 9th Marquess Huntly William Mulready George Colman the Younger
Ralph Payne 1st Baron Lavington 5th Duke of Argyll John Campbell Charles Grant 1st Baron Glenelg
James Hutton George Byng 6th Viscount Torrington John Russell 6th Duke of Bedford
Sir Philip Durham Frederick Richard Lee Thomas Jervis
William Molesworth 8th Baronet William Cunnington William Beloe
Thomas Postlethwaite Edward Ellice Lady Charlotte Bury
John Adey Repton Sir Hugh Gough Henry Maudslay
Edward Bromhead Lord Charles FitzRoy (Politician) John Horne Tooke
Samuel Whitbread Sir Issac Coffin Matthew Boulton
Joshua Field William McGillivray Andrew Geddes
Edward Turner (chemist) George Lackington Francis Augustus Collier
Henry Beauchamp St John 13th Baron St John of Blesto Richard Taylor (editor) Henry Luttrell 2nd Earl of Carhampton
Derwent Coleridge Severus William Lynam Stretton William Vane 1st Duke of Cleveland
William Cobbett Arthur Phillip Major-General Robert Craufurd
Captain John (Jack) Willett Payne James Gregory George Peacock
6th Duke of Argyll George William Campbell Robert Scott Lauder Joseph Locke
George Montagu John Eliot Earl of St. Germans John Wheble
Algernon Percy 1st Earl Beverley Sir Richard Sutton William Hone
3rd Duke of Grafton Augustus Henry FitzRoy George Green George Cruikshank
Charles Harcourt Masters Robert Smith 1st Baron Carrington Joseph Foveaux
John Whitelocke Thomas Lawrence Richard Arden 3rd Baron Alvanley
Archibald Norman McLeod Thomas Rowlandson Sir Charles FitzRoy
Edward Pelham Brenton Thomas Babington Macaulay Sir Andrew Francis Barnard
William Paget Charles James Blomfield Sir Henry Bunbury 7th Baronet
Henry Weekes John Sackville 3rd Duke of Dorset         Thomas Landseer
Decimus Burton Maria Hadfield Cosway John Ward 1st Earl of Dudley
John Fitzpatrick 2nd Earl of Upper Ossory Donald Gregory James Graham 3rd Duke of Montrose
William Petty 2nd Earl of Shelburne Marquess of Lansdowne Thomas Gainsborough Peter Burrell 1st Baron Gwydyr
John Soane Denis Pack John Boydell
Alexander Gordon 4th Duke of Gordon Lieutenant-General William Stuart Charles Vane 3rd Marquess of Londonderry
John Hudson William Harrison Ainsworth Philip Hardwick
George Villiers 4th Earl of Jersey Hugh Percy 2nd Duke of Northumberland William Cowper
Lord William Bentinck Thomas Bruce 7th Earl of Elgin Stephen Rumbold Lushington
Thomas Sandby Vice Admiral Cuthbert Collingwood 1st Baron Collingwood Thomas John Cochrane
Thomas de Quincey John MacDonald of Garth Philip Yorke 3rd Earl of Hardwicke
Amelia Stewart Viscountess Castlereagh Algernon Percy 4th Duke of Northumberland John Wilson (Scottish writer)
Sir John Herschel Charles Long 1st Baron Farnborough George Abercromby 2nd Baron Abercromby
Joseph Lancaster Lord Francis Almeric Spencer George Sackville 4th Duke of Dorset
Robert Grosvenor 1st Marquess of Westminster Thomas Cochrane 10th Earl of Dundonald Fanny Imlay
John Stuart 1st Marquess of Bute Granville Sharp Richard Hurd
Sir Hyde Parker Theodore Hook William Henry Murray
Joseph Pease Joanna Baillie Henry Brougham 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux
William Emes 9th Duke of Hamilton Archibald Hamilton Frederick Hervey 4th Earl of Bristol
Mary Abercromby Edward Thomas Daniell Samuel Rogers
James Byres Henry Benedict Stuart Francis Russell 7th Duke of Bedford
Sir William Parker Maria Molyneux Countess of Sefton Vice-Admiral Sir Charles Paget
William Taylor of Norwich Maria Theresa Kemble Alan Gardner 1st Baron Gardner
Alexander Hamilton 10th Duke of Hamilton John Walker (inventor) Archibald Cochrane (Royal Navy Officer)
Sir Frederick Adam John Joseph Stockdale James Penny
John Rennie the Younger James Graham 4th Duke of Montrose Abram Combe
Elizabeth Montagu Charles Poulett Thomson 1st Baron Sydenham John Vaughan 3rd Earl of Lisburne
Sir Henry Wyndham Anna Maria Crouch William Montagu 5th Duke of Manchester
Alexander Horn James Hook (Composer) Elizabeth Rebecca Edwin
Sir William Lawrence 1st Baronet Admiral Sir Alexander Cochrane Miles Atkinson
George Spencer-Churchill 5th Duke of Marlborough Emily Lamb Lady Cowper (Patroness of Almacks) Sir John Thomas Duckworth 1st Baronet
Lucia Elizabeth Vestris Francis Douglas 8th Earl of Wemyss Sir John Simeon 1st Baronet
William Charles Keppel 4th Earl of Albemarle Henry Vane 2nd Duke of Cleveland Claire Clairmont
Charles Compton Cavendish 1st Baron Chesham John Bell (Folk Music) Sir George Seymour
John Emery (English Actor) Elizabeth Fox Baroness Holland Harry Powlett 6th Duke of Bolton
Sir James Stephen Sir Richard Croft 6th Baronet Andrew Combe
Hester Chapone Maurice Berkeley 1st Baron FitzHardinge

George Byng 4th Viscount Torrington

George Spencer-Churchill 6th Duke of Marlborough Sarah Villiers Countess of Jersey General Sir David Dundas
Richard Barwell Craven Berkeley Samuel Whitbread (Politician)
Isaac Taylor of Ongar William FitzGerald 2nd Duke of Leinster Thomas Pelham 2nd Earl of Chichester
Admiral Sir Edward Codrington Sir Horace St Paul 1st Baronet General Sir William Francis Patrick Napier
Sir Charles Fellows Mary Wollstonecraft Anna Russell Duchess of Bedford
William Paley George Paulet 12th Marquess of Winchester Lord FitzRoy Somerset 1st Baron Raglan
Daniel Terry Princess Amelia of the United Kingdom Queen Victoria
Charles Sackville-Germain 5th Duke of Dorset William Fullarton Dorothea Lieven Countess de Lieven wife of the Russian Ambassador
Dr. Neil Arnott Thomas Rees George Wyndham 3rd Earl of Egremont
King Ernest Augustus 1 of Hanover Duke of Cumberland and Teviotdale John Murray 4th Duke of Atholl Princess Maria Theresia of Thurn and Taxis, Countess Esterhazy
William Fitzwilliam 4th Earl Fitzwilliam Edward Blore James Stuart (East India Company Officer)
William Lyttelton 1st Baron Lyttelton Sarah Fane Countess of Westmorland Elizabeth Gunning 1st Baroness of Hamilton of Hameldon Duchess of Argyll
Prince Augustus Frederick Duke of Sussex William Wingfield Thomas Kirk (Sculptor)
William Maginn Samuel Hoare Jr. Thomas Perronet Thompson
George Montagu 6th Duke of Manchester William Pole-Tylney-Long-Wellesley 4th Earl of Mornington Sophia Campbell nee Palmer
Frederick Lamb 3rd Viscount Melbourne Admiral Sir Richard Goodwin Keats Charles Stuart 1st Baron Stuart de Rothesay
Joseph Whidbey Francis Egerton 3rd Duke of Bridgewater Sir Richard Hughes
Louisa Lawrence Major-General John Gaspard Le Marchant Lumpy Stevens
Andrew Snape Douglas Thomas Reynolds-Moreton 1st Earl of Ducie Augustus FitzGerald 3rd Duke of Leinster
John Ponsonby 1st Viscount Ponsonby Sir David Dundas (Politician) Jane Taylor
John Stockdale William Carr Beresford 1st Viscount Beresford Sir Augustus William James Clifford
Francis Osborne 5th Duke of Leeds Elizabeth Craven Francis Seymour-Conway 1st Marquess of Hertford
Robert Stewart Viscount Castlereagh George Templer Mary Ann Gibbon
Grantley Berkeley William Vane 3rd Duke of Cleveland Sir David Dundas 1st Baronet
Prince Edward Augustus Duke of Kent and Strathearn Thomas North Graves 2nd Baron Graves Madame Anne Louise Germaine de Staël-Holstein
Sir William Molesworth 8th Baronet William Ward (Mayor) George Sutherland-Leveson-Gower 2nd Duke of Sutherland
Admiral Sir Joseph Sydney Yorke Prince Henry Frederick Duke of Cumberland and Strathearn Thomas Baillie (Royal Navy officer)
Sir George Beaumont 7th Baronet Edward Smith-Stanley 12th Earl of Derby Elizabeth Lamb Viscountess Melbourne
George Duncan Gordon 5th Duke of Gordon Marchioness of Hertford Maria Emilia Fagnani Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld
Sir Joshua Jebb Charles Manners-Sutton John MacBride (professor)
Major James Rennell Thomas Pelham-Clinton 3rd Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne Benjamin Robert Haydon
Prince Leopold of

Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld

John Campbell 2nd

Marquess of Breadalbane

Edward Austen Knight
Captain Lord William Paget Elizabeth Conyngham Marchioness Conyngham William Russell 8th Duke of Bedford
Thomas Thynne 1st Marquess of Bath Princess Augusta Frederica Colin Robertson
Henry Paget 1st Earl of Uxbridge Esther Abrahams General Baron Hugh Halkett
Charles Lennox 4th Duke of Richmond Sir George Cooke Sir Henry Askew
General Rowland Hill 1st Viscount Hill Major General Sir William Ponsonby General Lord Robert Edward Henry Somerset
Sir John Ormsby Vandeleur Field Marshall John Colborne 1st Baron Seaton Charlotte Lennox Duchess of Richmond
General Sir Colin Halkett Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Clinton General Sir Charles Colville
Thomas Manners-Sutton 1st Baron Manners Lieutenant Colonel Charles de Salaberry John Murray 5th Duke of Atholl
Sir Peter Parker 2nd Baronet Cecilia Underwood 1st Duchess of Inverness Thomas Girtin
John Townshend 4th Marquess of Townshend William Henry Percy George Selwyn
Elizabeth Leveson-Gower Duchess of Sutherland William Feilding 7th Earl of Denbigh Prince Octavius
Matthew Howard-Gibbon Joseph Warton Richard Handcock 2nd Baron Castlemaine
Robert Furze Brettingham Harry Powlett 4th Duke of Cleveland Sir William Pulteney 5th Baronet
Princess Augusta Sophia Thomas Villiers 2nd Earl of Clarendon Sir Richard Bickerton
Helen Maria Williams John Egerton 7th Earl of Bridgewater William George Spencer Cavendish 6th Duke of Devonshire
Thomas Taylour 1st Marquess of Headfort Prince Adolphus Duke of Cambridge Joseph George Holman
Henry Reynolds-Moreton 2nd Earl of Ducie Annabella Milbanke George Keppel 6th Earl of Albemarle
Henry Scott 3rd Duke of Buccleuch John Moore (physician) Princess Charlotte Augusta Matilda
William Lowther 1st Earl of Lonsdale Sir William Molesworth 8th Baronet John Whitaker (Historian)
John Luttrell-Olmius 3rd Earl of Carhampton George William Frederick Osborne 6th Duke of Leeds Henry Prittie 2nd Baron Dunalley
Prince William Henry Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh Lady Flora Elizabeth Rawdon-Hastings Horace Walpole 4th Earl of Orford
Andrew Blayney 11th Baron Blayney Frederick Henry Yates Charlotte Fitzalan-Howard Duchess of Norfolk
Robert Mann (Royal Navy Officer) Prince William Frederick Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh Gilbert Wakefield
Frederick Augustus Berkeley 5th Earl of Berkeley Ann Taylor (poet) Charles Moore 1st Marquess of Drogheda
Charles Montagu-Scott 4th Duke of Buccleuch Charles Jenkinson 1st Earl of Liverpool Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom
Rundell and Bridge Granville Leveson-Gower 1st Earl Granville Lord George Murray (Bishop)
Sir Gilbert Blane of Blanefield 1st Baronet Jane Gordon Duchess of Gordon Sir Robert Dallas
Charles Edward Stuart Count Roehenstart Olinthus Gilbert Gregory John Pitt 2nd Earl of Chatham
William Dealtry Sir Henry Taylor Elizabeth Cavendish Duchess of Devonshire
Henry Bickersteth 1st Baron Langdale Princess Sophia Matilda of Gloucester James Harris 1st Earl of Malmesbury
John Hoole Sir Francis Palgrave Frederick Stewart 4th Marquess of Londonderry
Walter Francis Montagu Douglas Scott 5th Duke of Buccleuch John ‘Iron Mad’ Wilkinson Lady Augusta Murray
Maria Edgeworth Lord Charles Spencer George Finch-Hatton
John Hookham Frere Princess Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz George Hay 8th Marquess of Tweeddale
Rear Admiral Lord William FitzRoy John Hurford Stone Charles Stanhope 3rd Earl Harrington
Catherine Lucy Wilhelmina Stanhope Duchess of Cleveland

There will be many other notables coming, a full and changing list can be found here on the blog as I keep adding to it. The list so far is:

  • James Stirling
  • Sir Thomas Hardy
  • Thomas Hardy (Reformer)
  • Sir William Parker
  • William Cornwallis
  • Charles Cornwallis 1st Marquess Cornwallis
  • Robert Emmet
  • Robert Owen
  • Jeremy Bentham
  • John Stuart Mill
  • Gilbert Imlay
  • Frederic Reynolds
  • Thomas Hull (Actor)
  • John O’Keeffe (Irish Writer)
  • William Godwin
  • William Hazlitt
  • James Edward Smith
  • Sir Joseph Banks
  • James Smithson
  • Wellington (the Military man)
  • Sydney Smith
  • Admiral Sir William Sydney Smith
  • William Howe 5th Viscount Howe
  • Viscount Sir Samuel Hood
  • Sir Samuel Hood 1st Baronet
  • Napoleon Bonaparte
  • General Banastre Tarleton
  • John Constable
  • Joseph Priestley
  • William Blake
  • Robert Smirke (architect)
  • Richard Smirke
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • Robert Southey
  • Sir Walter Scott
  • William Windham
  • John Walker (Natural Historian)(Lexicographer)
  • James Boswell
  • Warren Hastings
  • Edmund Burke
  • Juana Maria de Los Dolores de Leon (Lady Smith)
  • Louis Philippe Joseph, Duc de Chartres, acceded 1785 as Duc d’ Orleans (1747-1793)
  • Louis Philippe, Duc de Chartres, acceded 1793 as Duc d’ Orleans (1773-1850)
  • John Bell
  • James Wyatt
  • James Watt
  • John Hunter (Royal Navy)
  • Richard Trevithick
  • Charles James Napier
  • Sir Charles Bell
  • John Russell 1st Earl Russell
  • George Brydges Rodney
  • Samuel Pepys Cockerell
  • John Dalton
  • Francis Augustus Collier
  • Humphry Davy
  • George Shillibeer
  • Thomas Moore
  • Edward Dodwell
  • George Vancouver
  • Sir George Simpson
  • William Morgan (actuary)
  • Alexander Walker
  • Sir Robert Inglis
  • Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Sir Archibald Campbell
  • Thomas Muir of Huntershill
  • Thomas Fyshe Palmer
  • Samuel Palmer
  • William Skirving
  • E.A. Burney
  • Charles Burney
  • Lord Frederick Beauclerk
  • Francis Jeffrey
  • Charles Simeon
  • James Watson
  • Daniel O’Connell
  • Feargus O’Connor
  • Joseph Nollekens
  • William Ellis
  • William A. F. Browne
  • Robert William Elliston
  • Robert Scott Lauder
  • Chauncey Hare Townshend
  • Paul Sandby
  • George Holyoake
  • Thomas Coke 1st Earl of Leicester
  • Leicester FitzGerald Charles Stanhope 5th Earl of Herrington
  • Lady Mary Coke
  • George Rennie
  • George Lamb (politician and Writer)
  • Francis Baring
  • John Jones
  • Sir James Edward Smith
  • John Evans
  • Henry FitzHardinge Berkeley
  • Admiral Sir George Cranfield-Berkeley
  • Joseph Mallord William Turner
  • Dr. Thomas Monro
  • George Dance the Younger
  • William Daniell
  • Henry Monro
  • Henry Hunt
  • James Wilson
  • Robert Taylor (Radical)
  • Benjamin West
  • John Varley
  • William Roscoe
  • Thomas Harrison (architect)
  • Sir Samuel Bentham
  • Thomas John Dibdin
  • Charles Dibdin
  • Thomas Frognall Dibdin
  • George Soane
  • Lawrence Holme Twentyman
  • Sir William Woods
  • Josiah Conder
  • Jacob Rey
  • John Foster
  • John Eyre
  • Thomas Noon Talfourd
  • Thomas Southwood Smith
  • James Kay-Shuttleworth
  • William Johnson Fox
  • Nassau William Senior
  • Walter Wilson
  • William James Erasmus Wilson
  • William Jessop
  • Thomas Campbell
  • John Home
  • Frederick Edward Jones
  • William Stuart
  • Lady Louisa Stuart
  • James Lowther 1st Earl of Lonsdale
  • Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 1st Earl of Minto
  • Walter Savage Landor
  • Sir George Staunton
  • William Gilpin
  • Henry Trollope
  • Henry Havelock
  • Nicholas Carlisle
  • William Nicholson
  • Samuel Marsden
  • John Ryland
  • James Mackintosh
  • Robert Corbet
  • Richard Cope (minister)
  • William Wordsworth
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • William Henry Lyttelton 3rd Baron Lyttelton
  • Francis Nicholson
  • James Anderson of Hermiston
  • George Richardson (Architect)
  • William Chambers (Architect)
  • Matthew Brettingham the Younger
  • James Stuart (British Army Officer)
  • William Legge
  • George Cartwright
  • Charles Richard Fox
  • Anthony James Pye Molloy
  • James Gambier 1st Baron Gambier
  • James Prinsep
  • Francis Rawdon-Hastings, 1st Marquess of Hastings
  • Sir Charles Knowles
  • James Sheridan Knowles
  • Isaac Nichols
  • William Bligh
  • Robert Campbell
  • Francis Grose
  • John Macarthur
  • George Ellis
  • John Gibson Lockhart
  • Sir Charles Lockhart-Ross 7th Baronet
  • William Stevens
  • William Adam
  • John Thomas Troy
  • Thomas Hardwick
  • William Paterson (explorer)
  • Henry Fulton
  • Simon McTavish
  • William McMahon
  • William Behnes
  • John Peter Gandy
  • William Crotch
  • Samuel Wesley
  • Henry Vincent
  • William Cathcart, 1st Earl Cathcart
  • Thomas de Grey, 2nd Earl de Grey
  • John Henry Newman
  • John Keble
  • Samuel Pym
  • Henry Lambert
  • Nesbit Willoughby
  • Willoughby Jones
  • William Palmer
  • William Innell Clement
  • Henry John Rose
  • John Austin (legal philosopher)
  • Thomas Dunham Whitaker
  • Adam Clarke
  • Charles Douglas 6th Marquess of Queensberry
  • Edward Thurlow 1st Baron Thurlow
  • Sir George Prevost
  • Sir Isaac Brock
  • John Thomas Bigge
  • John Creighton 1st Earl Erne
  • Dr. Robert Wardell
  • James Dunlop
  • Admiral Sir Charles Adam
  • Robert Ross
  • Henry Prittie 1st Baron Dunalley
  • Robert Cuninghame 1st Baron Rossmore
  • Sir Sames Craig
  • General Henry Edward Fox
  • Hudson Lowe
  • John Clayton
  • Samuel Horsley
  • James Wilmot
  • Samuel Hood Linzee
  • John Gore
  • Arthur Gore 3rd Earl of Arran
  • Arthur Saunders Gore 2nd Earl of Arran
  • George Atwood
  • Stephen Weston (antiquary)
  • Walter Whiter
  • Joseph Robertson
  • Samuel Parr
  • Joseph Goodall
  • William Otter
  • George Pretyman Tomline
  • William Enfield
  • Henry Bathurst (bishop)
  • William Turner (Unitarian minister)
  • Edward Craggs-Eliot 1st Baron Eliot
  • Alexander Abercromby
  • James Abercromby, 1st Baron Dunfermline
  • Alexander Abercromby (British Army Officer)
  • Robert Merry
  • John Moore (Archbishop of Canterbury)
  • William Eden 1st Baron Auckland
  • John Raphael Smith
  • Daniel Asher Alexander
  • Thomas Stothard
  • Sir Richard Westmacott
  • Richard Westmacott the younger
  • James Pennethorne
  • James Haliburton
  • Joseph George Holman
  • Hugh Palliser
  • Thomas Louis
  • Willoughby Thomas Lake
  • Vice-Admiral The Honourable Sir Henry Hotham
  • John Holloway
  • Francis William Austen
  • Charles John Austen
  • Sir Richard Strachan 6th Baronet
  • Edward Thornbrough
  • Benjamin Hawes
  • Charles Wetherell
  • John Scott Russell
  • William Horsley
  • Henry Noel, 6th Earl of Gainsborough
  • Henry Richard Charles Wellesley 1st Earl of Cowley
  • William O’Bryen Drury
  • Sir John Borlase Warren
  • John Parker 1st Earl of Morley
  • John Murray 4th Earl of Dunmore
  • Alexander Murray 6th Earl of Dunmore
  • John Munro 9th of Teaninich
  • John Wilkes
  • Henry George Grey 3rd Earl Grey
  • John Lambton 1st Earl of Durham
  • Archibald Acheson 2nd Earl of Gosford
  • Matthew Murray
  • William Losh
  • John Vaughan
  • John Metcalf
  • Henry Both
  • James Hogg
  • Allan Cunningham (botanist)
  • Peter Miller Cunningham
  • Robert Hartley Cromek
  • Sir David Wilkie
  • Thomas Thynne, 2nd Marquess of Bath
  • Josceline Percy (Royal Navy Officer)
  • Thomas Dundas 1st Baron Dundas
  • Augustus Charles Pugin
  • Frederick Crace
  • James Morgan
  • Alexander Monro
  • Joseph Galloway
  • Richard Curzon-Howe
  • Stephen Groombridge
  • William Simms
  • Sir James South
  • George Frederick Nugent 7th Earl of Westmeath
  • George Nugent 1st Marquess of Westmeath
  • James Gascoyne-Cecil 2nd Marquess of Salisbury
  • William Stretton
  • Eyre Massey
  • John Flaxman
  • Sir George Grey 1st Baronet
  • Hugh Cloberry Christian
  • Henry Harvey
  • William Young
  • George Burlton
  • Sir John Hill
  • Sir Henry Raeburn
  • Sir Colin Campbell/Cailean Mor
  • Henry Fane
  • Lord Charles Spencer-Churchill
  • Lady Elizabeth Spencer
  • Henry Ellis 2nd Viscount Clifden
  • Edward Nares
  • Cropley Ashley-Cooper 6th Earl of Shaftesbury
  • Anthony Ashley-Cooper 7th Earl of Shaftesbury
  • George Biddell Airy
  • Charles Babbage
  • Richard Whately
  • Thomas Carlyle
  • Robert Grosvenor, 1st Baron Ebury
  • Edward Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby
  • Elizabeth Smith-Stanley Countess of Derby
  • William Heberden the Elder
  • Marcus Beresford
  • John Julius Angerstein
  • Charles Pierrepont, 1st Earl Manvers
  • Robert Jocelyn, 2nd Earl of Roden
  • John Stewart 7th Earl of Galloway
  • Lieutenant-General Sir William Stewart (1774-1827)
  • William Porden
  • William Burn
  • John Ponsonby 4th Earl of Bessborough
  • William Ponsonby 1st Baron Ponsonby
  • Major General Sir William Ponsonby
  • Philip Gidley King
  • Anna Josepha King
  • Matthew Flinders
  • John Septimus Roe
  • Vice-Admiral Robert FitzRoy
  • Charles Darwin
  • Emma Crewe
  • Elizabeth Templetown
  • Richard Gough (antiquarian)
  • Henry Grey Bennet
  • James Tytler
  • Alexander Fraser Tytler
  • George Thomson
  • William Power Keating Trench 1st Earl of Clancarty
  • George Townshend 1st Marquess Townshend
  • Nathan Rothschild
  • Charles Cavendish Fulke Greville (diarist)
  • Patrick Sellar
  • Francis (Leveson-Gower) Egerton 1st Earl of Ellesmere
  • William Scott 1st Baron Stowell
  • Thomas Erskine 1st Baron Erskine
  • Thomas Conolly
  • Edward Michael (Pakenham) Conolly
  • Lieutenant-General Sir Benjamin D’Urban
  • Robert Hamilton (ecnomist)
  • Thomas Hamilton (writer)
  • Augustus De Morgan
  • Sir James Pulteney 7th Baronet
  • Thomas Colyear 4th Earl of Portmore
  • Albemarle Bertie 9th Earl of Lindsey
  • Thomas Nelson 2nd Earl Nelson
  • Charlotte Hood 3rd Duchess of Bronte
  • Francis Villiers Countess of Jersey
  • John Campbell 1st Baron Cawdor
  • John Frederick Campbell 1st Earl Cawdor
  • Henry Howard (priest)
  • Joseph Clement
  • Arthur Woolf
  • Charles Monck 1st Viscount Monck
  • Henry Beresford 2nd Marquess of Waterford
  • Lord John Beresford
  • Sir John Beresford 1st Baronet
  • Lord George Thomas Beresford
  • John Gurney
  • Joseph Fry(tea merchant)
  • John James Waldegrave 6th Earl Waldegrave
  • John James esquire
  • Charles Gordon 10th Marquess of Huntly
  • Lord Frederick Gordon-Hallyburton
  • Richard Monckton Milnes 1st Baron Houghton
  • Charles Grant (British East India Company)
  • Sir Robert Grant
  • Charles Lyell
  • Richard Kirwan
  • William Charles Wells
  • Patrick Matthew
  • Major-General Lord George Russell
  • Martha (Whyte) Countess of Elgin and Kincardine
  • Mary (Nisbet) Hamilton Bruce Countess of Elgin
  • William Brown
  • William Lechmere
  • Thomas Lee
  • Thomas Sidney Cooper
  • George Hamilton-Gordon 4th Earl of Aberdeen
  • William Ewart Gladstone
  • Charles Buller
  • George Grote
  • John Arthur Roebuck
  • John Roebuck
  • Thomas Dampier
  • Samuel Butler
  • George Edmund Byron Bettesworth
  • Anne Isabella Byron
  • Eliza Courtney
  • General Robert Ellice
  • George Sackville-West 5th Earl De la Warr
  • John Britton (antiquary)
  • Henry Hardinge 1st Viscount Hardinge
  • James Nasmyth
  • Jesse Ramsden
  • Sir Joseph Whitworth
  • John Penn
  • Richard Roberts
  • David Napier
  • Sir Charles Augustus FitzRoy
  • Richard Beadon
  • Lloyd Kenyon 1st Baron Kenyon
  • William Tooke
  • Richard Grenville-Temple 2nd Earl Temple
  • Sir Thomas Pasley
  • Sir Thomas Graves
  • Alexander Cochrane
  • Guy Carleton 1st Baron Dorchester
  • Phillip Cosby
  • James Wallace
  • Matthew Robinson Boulton
  • Francis Eginton
  • James Keir
  • Simon Goodrich
  • William Murdoch
  • William Fordyce Mavor
  • St Andrew St John 14th Baron St John of Blesto
  • John St John 12th Baron St John of Blesto
  • John Taylor (Unitarian hymn writer)
  • Alexander Tilloch
  • Jonathan Boucher
  • W.M. Praed
  • John Moultrie
  • William Sidney Walker
  • Charles Austin (Lawyer)
  • Frederick Denison Maurice
  • Richard Arden 1st Baron Alvanley
  • John Cartwright (political reformer)
  • Thomas Curson Hansard
  • William Benbow
  • Thomas Robert Malthus
  • John Claudius Loudon
  • Thomas Townshend 1st Viscount Sydney
  • John Montagu 5th Earl of Sandwich
  • Lachlan Macquarie
  • William Dawes
  • Watkin Tench
  • Charles Craufurd
  • James Shaw Kennedy
  • Robert Henley 2nd Earl of Northington
  • Thomas Brown (philosopher)
  • George Gilbert Scott
  • Charles Vignoles
  • Thomas Brassey
  • Charles Pasley
  • William Mackenzie
  • William Ward
  • William Ward 3rd Viscount Dudley and Ward
  • John Nichols
  • John Higton
  • George Ashburnham 3rd Earl of Ashburnham
  • John Ashburnham 2nd Earl of Ashburnham
  • Hugh Percy (bishop)
  • Elizabeth Fenning
  • Mr. Justice Abbot
  • Sir William Garrow
  • John Stoddart
  • Thomas Binney
  • Joseph Strutt
  • Lord Charles FitzRoy (1764-1829)
  • Francis Spencer 1st Baron Churchill
  • William Hopkins
  • William Hamilton Maxwell
  • Isaac Robert Cruikshank
  • Robert Seymour (illustrator)
  • David Collins
  • Thomas Linley the Elder
  • William Linley
  • Andrew Bloxam
  • Elijah Impey
  • William Etty
  • George Henry Harlow
  • Henry Bunbury
  • Rudolph Ackermann
  • William Combe
  • George Gipps
  • Geroge Barney
  • William M. James (naval historian)
  • Sir Jahleel Brenton 1st Baronet
  • Richard Sharp (politician)
  • Thomas Barnard (1726-1806)
  • William Howley
  • Edward Valentine Blomfield
  • Charles Bunbury 6th Baronet
  • George Napier
  • Reginald Heber
  • John Gibson
  • Sir Horatio Mann
  • William Yalden
  • William Bedster
  • Other Windsor 6th Earl of Plymouth
  • Jeffrey Amherst 1st Baron Amherst
  • William Amherst 1st Earl Amherst
  • John Landseer
  • William Bewick
  • Charles Landseer
  • Sir Peter Hesketh-Fleetwood
  • Richard Turner (iron-founder)
  • Joseph Wright of Derby
  • Edward Copleston
  • Gavin Hamilton
  • Franz Bauer
  • Isaac Barré
  • Charles Finch 9th Earl of Winchilsea
  • Priscilla Bertie 21st Baroness Willoughby de Eresby
  • Thomas Banks
  • Richard Burdon
  • Thomas Bowdler
  • Patrick Brydone
  • Henry Tresham
  • Thomas Jones (artist)
  • Nathaniel Marchant
  • Lieutenant-General Sir John Gaspard Le Marchant (colonial adiminstrator)
  • Henry Bankes
  • Stephen Storace
  • Nancy Storace
  • Robert Mylne
  • Joseph Gandy
  • James Boaden
  • Josiah Boydell
  • George Nicol
  • George Steevens
  • Richard Westall
  • Francesco Bartolozzi
  • Thomas Kirk (Artist)
  • Thomas Macklin
  • William Marshall (Scottish Composer)
  • Nathaniel Wraxall
  • Robert Stewart 1st Marquess of Londonderry
  • John Bligh 4th Earl of Darnley
  • Edward Bligh
  • Frances Anne Vane Marchioness of Londonderry
  • Sir Henry Vane-Tempest
  • Richard Seymour-Conway 4th Marquess of Hertford
  • John Ebers
  • Ralph Harrison (1748-1810)
  • Henry Crabb Robinson
  • William Blackwood
  • Daniel Maclise
  • Leigh Hunt
  • John Shaw Sr
  • William Russell
  • Richard Bagot (Bishop)
  • John Newton
  • Robert Nisbet-Hamilton
  • James Gandon
  • Robert Roddam
  • James Adam (architect)
  • John Erasmus Blackett
  • Jane Fleming Countess of Harrington
  • Michael Anthony Fleming
  • Thomas Hood
  • John Reid
  • David Thompson
  • Sir John Johnson
  • Robert Unwin Harwood
  • Charles Yorke 4th Earl of Hardwicke
  • James Beeching
  • John Franklin
  • George Jardine
  • William Herschel
  • Henry Collen
  • Thomas Maclear
  • George Ralph Campbell Abercromby
  • Robert Abercromby of Airthey
  • Fox Maule-Ramsay 11th Earl of Dalhousie
  • Andrew Bell
  • Wiliam Andrews Nesfield
  • Thomas Cundy
  • Thomas Cubitt
  • Archibald Cochrane 9th Earl of Dundonald
  • Philip Beaver
  • Frederick Marryat
  • Andrew Cochrane-Johnstone
  • Maria Graham
  • Mary Anne Clarke
  • Sarah Trimmer
  • Joseph Johnson
  • Anna Laetitia Barbauld
  • John Crichton-Stuart 2nd Marquess of Bute
  • Margaret King
  • Lord Evelyn Stuart
  • Henry Villiers-Stuart 1st Baron Stuart de Decies
  • Lord Dudley Stuart
  • William Sharp (Surgeon)
  • Olaudah Equiano
  • Hyde Parker (Sea Lord)
  • John Boteler Parker
  • James Hook
  • Charles Mathews
  • Michael Kelly
  • Mary Ann Duff
  • Charles Murray
  • Joseph Pease (reformer)
  • Matthew Baillie
  • Fanny Burney
  • Elizabeth Carter
  • James Montgomery
  • John Wall Callcott
  • Thomas Young (scientist)
  • James St Clair-Erskine 2nd Earl of Rosslyn
  • Benjamin Godwin
  • John Emes
  • Frederick Hervey 1st Marquess of Bristol
  • Charles Ellis 6th Baron Howard de Walden
  • Field Marshall John Griffin Griffin 4th Baron Howard de Walden
  • Charles Rose Ellis 1st Baron Seaford
  • John Crome
  • David Roberts
  • William Dyce
  • William Collins
  • Abraham Cooper
  • William Clarkson Stanfield
  • Joseph Stannard
  • Samuel Sharpe
  • Daniel Sharpe
  • Henry Mackenzie
  • Martin Archer Shee
  • Charles Alfred Stothard
  • Robert Bloomfield
  • Lieutenant-General Benjamin Bloomfield 1st Baron Bloomfield
  • Henry Francis Cary
  • Alexander Dyce
  • Henry Grattan
  • Samuel Prout
  • Nathaniel Dance
  • Peter Halkett
  • Frank Sayers
  • Charles Marsh
  • Thomas Starling Norgate
  • Edward Rigby
  • George Burnett
  • Thomas Manning
  • James Harvey D’Egville
  • Thomas King
  • John Bannister
  • John Henry Johnstone
  • John Genest
  • John Mitchell Kemble
  • Peter Puget
  • Alan Hyde Gardner 2nd Baron Gardner
  • Robert Barrie
  • William Linnaeus Gardner
  • William Thomas Beckford
  • Tomas Pettigrew
  • Sir William Congreve
  • Amos Norcott
  • Sir John Murray 8th Baronet
  • John Robertson
  • Thomas Denman
  • Thomas Denman 1st Baron Denman
  • Benjamin Disraeli
  • John Gray
  • Edward Montagu
  • Matthew Robinson 2nd Baron Rokeby
  • James Beattie (poet)
  • Wilmot Vaughan 1st Earl of Lisburn
  • Ernest Vaughan 4th Earl of Lisburn
  • George Wyndham 1st Baron Leconfield
  • William Frederick Wyndham
  • Geroge FitzClarence 1st Earl of Munster
  • James Graham (British Army Soldier)
  • John Robison
  • Charles Arbuthnot (abbot)
  • Mariot Arbuthnot
  • Sir Andrew Snape Hamond 1st Baronet
  • Isaac Bickerstaffe
  • Tate Wilkinson
  • John Edwin the Younger
  • Sir James Lamb 1st Baronet
  • Samuel de Wilde
  • John Abernethy
  • Thomas Wakley
  • Thomas Forster
  • Nathaniel Day Cochrane
  • John Cochrane
  • Basil Cochrane
  • Peniston Lamb 1st Viscount Melbourne
  • Carlo Andrea Pozzo di Borgo
  • Thomas Trigge
  • General Frederick Maitland
  • James Athol Wood
  • Sidney Smith (naval Officer)
  • Richard Dacres
  • Thomas Harvey
  • John Talbot
  • Sir Arthur Kaye Legge
  • Thomas Bladen Capel
  • Thomas Grenville
  • David Buchan
  • James Robinson Planche
  • Isaac Nathan
  • Charles James Mathews
  • Francis Charteris Lord Elcho
  • Francis Wemyss-Charteris
  • Augustus Keppel 5th Earl of Albemarle
  • Nathaniel Clements 2nd Earl of Leitrim
  • Henry Keppel
  • Sir Thomas Barrett-Lennard 1st Baronet
  • Thomas Garnier
  • John Poulett 4th Earl of Poulett
  • Augusta Leigh
  • John William Polidori
  • Allegra Byron
  • Edward John Trelawny
  • Joseph Ritson
  • George Bartley (Comedian)
  • William Blanchard (Comedian)
  • John O’Keeffe (Irish Writer)
  • George Clint
  • Thomas Talfourd
  • Sir Godrey Webster 4th Baronet
  • Henry Vassall-Fox 3rd Baron Holland
  • John Allen (Historian)
  • Fleetwood Pellew
  • Thomas Powys 3rd Baron Lilford
  • Thomas Orde-Powlett 1st Baron Bolton
  • James Stephen
  • George Stephen (Abolitionist)
  • John Prior Estlin
  • John Venn
  • William Smyth
  • James Spedding
  • Sir Everard Home 1st Baronet
  • Sir Herbert Croft 5th Baronet
  • Sir James Clark 1st Baronet
  • Orlando Bridgeman 1st Earl of Bradford
  • Geroge Child Villiers 6th Earl of Jersey
  • Charles O’Hara
  • Henry Phipps 1st Earl of Mulgrave
  • William Harcourt 3rd Earl of Harcourt
  • General Oliver De Lancey
  • Denzil Onslow
  • William Henry Whitbread
  • Samuel Charles Whitbread
  • Isaac Taylor (Engraver)
  • Charles Taylor (Engrager)
  • Lord Edward FitzGerald
  • Thomas Pelham 1st Earl of Chichester
  • George Pelham
  • Lord Francis Osborne 1st Baron Godolphin
  • Frederick Thomas Pelham
  • Henry Pelham 3rd Earl of Chichester
  • Sir William John Codrington
  • Sir Henry Codrington
  • Henry Heneage St Paul
  • George Thomas Napier
  • Mary Hays
  • Sir John Conroy
  • Baroness Louise Lehzen
  • John Law (bishop)
  • John Brinkley (astronomer)
  • Charles Paulet 13th Marquess of Winchester
  • Vice Admiral Lord Henry Paulet
  • Henry de Burgh 1st Marquess of Clanricarde
  • George Bingham 3rd Earl of Lucan
  • James Brudenell 7th Earl of Cardigan
  • Robert Brudenell 6th Earl of Cardigan
  • William Macready the Elder
  • William Abbot
  • Richard Lalor Sheil
  • Isaac Pocock
  • Edward Fitzball
  • Alexander Nasmyth
  • Charles Richardson
  • George Villiers
  • George Villiers 4th Earl of Clarendon
  • General Francis Nathaniel Conyngham 2nd Marquess Conyngham
  • Henry Burton ConyngHam 1st Marquess Conyngham
  • David Murray 2nd Earl of Mansfield
  • General Sir William Medows
  • Edwad Alured Draper
  • Josiah Rees
  • Robert Wallace
  • Edward Wedlake Brayley
  • Thomas Walker Horsfield
  • William ‘Strata’ Smith
  • George Francis Wyndham 4th Earl of Egremont
  • Sir Jonathan Wathen-Waller 1st Baronet
  • Thomas Garth (British Army Officer)
  • Thomas Creevey
  • John Copley 1st Baron Lyndhurst
  • James Grant (newspaper editor)
  • James Murray 1st Baron Glenlyon
  • Lord Charles Murray-Aynsley
  • James Ochoncar Forbes 17th Baron Forbes
  • Charles Wentworth-Fitzwilliam, 5th Earl Fitzwilliam
  • Thomas Blore
  • Andrew Stuart
  • Arthur Annesley 1st Earl of Mountnorris
  • Thomas Pakenham 2nd Earl of Longford
  • Sir Augustus Frederick d’Este
  • Thomas Wilde 1st Baron Truro
  • Henry Digby 1st Earl Digby
  • Richard Baker Wingfield-Baker
  • Nathaniel Sneyd
  • John Andrew Stevenson
  • John Murray (1778-1843)
  • Stanley Lees Giffard
  • James William Freshfield
  • Mary Knowles
  • Sir James Tylney-Long 7th Baronet
  • John Weld-Forester 2nd Baron Forester
  • Admiral John Montagu
  • Captain James Montagu
  • Captain Robert Digby
  • James Saumarez 1st Baron de Saumarez
  • Francis Pickmore
  • William Donthorne
  • Alexander Dalrymple
  • Sir Harry Burrard
  • General Sir Hew Whitehood Dalrymple
  • William Marsden (Orientalist)
  • James Stanier Clarke
  • Mark Beaufoy
  • Joseph Huddart
  • Sir William Jackson Hooker (Botanist)
  • Joseph Paxton
  • Lieutenant-General Robert Ballard Long
  • Denis Le Marchant
  • John Small (Cricketer)
  • Sir John Orde
  • Mather Brown
  • Henry Herbert 1st Earl of Carnarvon
  • Francis Reynolds-Moreton 3rd Baron Ducie
  • John Almon
  • John Debrett
  • Bryan Edwards (politician)
  • George Chalmres (antiquarian)
  • John Aikin
  • Joseph Nightingale
  • Mary Stockdale
  • Peter Robert Drummond-Burrell 22nd Baron Willoughby de Eresby 2nd Baron Gwydyr
  • Lady Elizabeth Mary Murray
  • Dido Elizabeth Belle
  • George Finch-Hatton 10th Earl of Winchelsea
  • Lady Charlotte Finch
  • Henry Seymour Conway
  • Lord Henry Seymour (Politician)
  • George Mason-Villiers 2nd Earl Grandison
  • Henry Pelham-Clinton Earl of Lincoln
  • Lord George Seymour
  • Sir George Hamilton Seymour
  • James Caulfeild 1st Earl of Charlemont
  • John Pratt 1st Marquess Camden
  • James Templer (Canal Builder)
  • James Fraser (publisher)
  • Paul Benfield
  • Madame Alphonsine-Therese-Bernardine-Julie de Montgenet de Saint-Laurent
  • Sir John Wentworth 1st Baronet
  • Jonathan Sewell
  • Edward Hayward (“E.H.”) Budd
  • Sir Charles Barry
  • Elizabeth Farren
  • Edward Smith-Stanley 13th Earl of Derby
  • Anne Seymour Damer
  • Henrietta Ponsonby Countess of Bessborough
  • Robert Burns
  • Grace Dalrymple Elliott
  • Isabella Ingram-Seymour-Conway Marchioness of Hertford
  • Lieutenant-Colonel John By
  • Major-General Henry Gladden
  • Major-General Francis de Rottenburg Baron de Rottenburg
  • Charles Manners-Sutton 1st Viscount Canterbury
  • Henry Ford (professor)
  • Mungo Park (explorer)
  • Vice-Admiral Sir John Tremayne Rodd
  • General Sir Henry Clinton (American War of Independence)
  • Charles Lock Eastlake
  • William Seguier
  • Thomas Attwood
  • George Howard 7th Earl of Carlisle
  • John Campbell 1st Marquess of Breadalbane
  • Charles Hamilton 8th Earl of Haddington
  • Thomas Hamilton 9th Earl of Haddington
  • George Baillie Hamilton 10th Earl of Haddington
  • Henry Paget 2nd Marquess of Anglesey
  • Robert Semple (Canada)
  • Samuel Black
  • Colin Halkett
  • John Hope 4th Earl of Hopetoun
  • William FitzGerald-de Ros 23rd Baron de Ros
  • Lord William Pitt Lennox
  • Mary Ann Paton
  • Field Marshal Sir Samuel Hulse
  • Thomas Graham 1st Baron Lynedoch
  • Sir John Hamilton 1st Baronet of Woodbrook
  • Major General Sir William Erskine 2nd Baronet
  • Sir William Miles 1st Baronet
  • General Sir William Henry Clinton
  • General Sir James Leith
  • William Saurin
  • Daniel O’Connell
  • Ignace-Michel-Louis-Antoine d’Irumberry de Salaberry
  • Phillippe-Joseph Aubert de Gaspé
  • James McGill
  • Thomas Malton
  • Sir George Cockburn 10th Baronet
  • Edward Dayes
  • Lord John Townshend
  • Brownlow Cecil 2nd Marquess of Exeter
  • Henry Cecil 1st Marquess of Exeter
  • James Loch
  • Thomas Howard 16th Earl of Suffolk
  • John Howard 15th Earl of Suffolk
  • Frederick North 5th Earl of Guilford
  • Francis North 4th Earl of Guilford
  • Arthur Hill 2nd Marquess of Downshire
  • Philip Henry Stanhope 4th Earl of Stanhope
  • Charles Stanhope 3rd Earl Stanhope
  • Archibald Primrose Lord Dalmeny
  • Sir James Johnstone 4th Baronet
  • John Johnstone (East India Company)
  • John Charles Villiers 3rd Earl of Clarendon
  • Andrew Kippis
  • Francis Egerton 8th Earl of Bridgewater
  • Thomas Taylor 1st Earl of Bective
  • Valentine Richard Quin 1st Earl of Dunraven and Mount-Earl
  • Thomas Taylour 2nd Marquess of Headfort
  • Thomas Cooke
  • Thomas Noel 2nd Viscount Wentworth
  • William Frend
  • Sir Robert Adair
  • Caroline Townshend 1st Baroness Greenwich
  • James George Stopford 3rd Earl of Courtown
  • John Kerr 7th Marquess of Lothian
  • James Maitland 8th Earl of Lauderdale
  • William Lowther 2nd Earl of Lonsdale
  • Henry Cecil Lowther
  • Sir John Beckett 2nd Baronet
  • Richard Polwhele
  • Sackville Walter Lane-Fox
  • Godfrey MacDonald 3rd Baron MacDonald of Slate
  • Mary Berry
  • Du Pre Alexander 2nd Earl of Caledon
  • John Reeve (actor)
  • George Rodwell
  • Benjamin Wrench
  • Frances “Fanny” Elizabeth Fitzwilliam
  • John Braham
  • Elizabeth Yates (Actress)
  • William FitzHardinge Berkeley 1st Earl FitzHardinge
  • Augustus De Morgan
  • Alfred Tennyson 1st Baron Tennyson
  • Joseph Gilbert (Minister)
  • William Ashford
  • Charles Moore 2nd Marquess of Drogheda
  • James Thomas Stopford 4th Earl of Courtown
  • Charles Marsham 3rd Earl of Romney
  • Alicia Ann Spottiswoode
  • Charles Cecil Cope Jenkinson 3rd Earl of Liverpool
  • Paul Storr
  • Harriet Leveson-Gower Countess Granville
  • George Murray (Bishop of Rochester)
  • Amelia Matilda Murray
  • Henry Stephen Fox-Strangeways 3rd Earl of Ilchester
  • Edward St Vincent Digby 9th Baron Digby
  • Thomas Alexander Fraser 12th Lord Lovat
  • Sir George Dallas 1st Baronet
  • Sir Thomas Plumer
  • Sir Vicary Gibbs
  • Charles Abbott 1st Baron Tenterden
  • Richard Weston (Botanist)
  • John Mason Good
  • Lieutenant General Sir Robert Boyd
  • Robert William Hay
  • Herman Merivale
  • Thomas Hyde Villiers
  • John Sterling (Author)
  • Caroline Anne Southey
  • Sir Charles Elliot
  • Thomas Spring Rice 1st Baron Monteagle of Brandon
  • John Foster 1st Baron Oriel
  • Sir Augustus John Foster 1st Baronet
  • Frederic Hervey Foster Quin
  • Edward Bickersteth (Priest)
  • Robert Batty (Physician)
  • Edward Harley 5th Earl of Oxford and Earl Mortimer
  • Miles Bland
  • Adam Sedgwick
  • Charles Moss (Bishop of Bath and Wells)
  • Sir Galbraith Lowry Cole
  • James Harris 3rd Earl of Malmesbury
  • George Eden 1st Earl of Auckland
  • David Barclay of Youngsbury
  • General Sir Robert Thomas Wilson
  • Dawson Turner
  • John Caley
  • Thomas Williams of Llanidan
  • Augusta Emma Wilde d’Este Baroness Truro
  • David Ricardo
  • Richard Lovell Edgeworth
  • Elizabeth Radon Countess of Moira
  • Daniel Augustus Beaufort
  • Sir William Rowan Hamilton
  • William Robert Spencer (Poet)
  • George Nugent-Temple-Grenville 1st Marquess of Buckingham
  • General George Ramsay 9th Earl of Dalhousie
  • John Frere
  • Ellenor Fenn
  • Sir George Cornewall Lewis 2nd Baronet
  • Sir George Cornewall 2nd Baronet
  • Sir Thomas Frankland Lewis 1st Baronet
  • William Tennant
  • George Hay 7th Marquess of Tweeddale
  • William Bentinck (Royal Naval Officer)
  • Sir Robert Stopford
  • Sir Edward James Foote
  • Sir Lawrence William Halsted
  • Thomas Raikes “the Elder”
  • Archibald John Primrose 4th Earl of Rosebery

The Dukes

  • William Cavendish 7th Duke of Devonshire
  • John Manners 5th Duke of Rutland
  • Henry Pelham Fiennes Pelham-Clinton 4th Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne
  • Henry Fiennes Pelham-Clinton 2nd Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne
  • Catherine Wellesley Duchess of Wellington
  • Arthur Wellesley 2nd Duke of Wellington
  • Douglas Hamilton 8th Duke of Hamilton
  • Harriet Sutherland-Leveson-Gower Duchess of Sutherland
  • Francis D’Arcy-Osborne 7th Duke of Leeds
  • Richard Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville 1st Duke of Buckingham and Chandos
  • Richard Plantagenet Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville 2nd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos
  • Charlotte Montagu Douglas Scott Duchess of Buccleuch and Queensberry
  • Aubrey Beauclerk 5th Duke of St Albans
  • Aubrey Beauclerk 6th Duke of St Albans
  • William Beauclerk 8th Duke of St Albans

The Royals

  • Prince Alfred
  • Princess Mary Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh
  • Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen
  • Princess Augusta of Hesse-Kassel

The Dandy Club

  • Beau Brummell
  • William Arden, 2nd Baron Alvanley

Regency Business

  • The Morning Post
  • Lackington-Temple of Muses
  • Almack’s
  • Burlington Arcade
  • The Times
  • Marylebone Cricket Club
  • White’s
  • Boydell Shakespeare Gallery
  • Boulton and Watt

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We’ll All Go A Trolling Not only do I write Regency and Romance, but I also have delved into Fantasy.

The Trolling series is the story of a man, Humphrey. We meet him as he has left youth and become a man with a man’s responsibilities.

We follow him in a series of stories that encompass the stages of life. We see him when he starts his family, when he has older sons and the father son dynamic is tested.

We see him when his children begin to marry and have children, and at the end of his life when those he has loved, and those who were his friends proceed him over the threshold into death.

All this while he serves a kingdom troubled by monsters. Troubles that he and his friends will learn to deal with and rectify. It is now available in a variety of formats.

For $2.99 you can get this fantasy adventure.

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King Humphrey, retired, has his 80th birthday approaching. An event that he is not looking forward to.

A milestone, of course, but he has found traveling to Torc, the capital of the Valley Kingdom of Torahn, a trial. He enjoys his life in the country, far enough from the center of power where his son Daniel now is King and rules.

Peaceful days sitting on the porch. Reading, writing, passing the time with his guardsmen, his wife, and the visits of his grandson who has moved into a manor very near.

Why go to Torc where he was to be honored, but would certainly have a fight with his son, the current king. The two were just never going to see eye to eye, and Humphrey, at the age of 80, was no longer so concerned with all that happened to others.

He was waiting for his audience with the Gods where all his friends had preceded him. It would be his time soon enough.

Yet, the kingdom wanted him to attend the celebrations, and there were to be many. So many feasts and fireworks he could not keep track, but the most important came at the end, when word was brought that the Trolls were attacking once more.

Now Humphrey would sit as regent for his son, who went off to fight the ancient enemy. Humphrey had ruled the kingdom before, so it should not have been overwhelming, but at eighty, even the little things could prove troublesome.

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Regency Personalities Series
In my attempts to provide us with the details of the Regency, today I continue with one of the many period notables.

Catherine Lucy Wilhelmina Stanhope Duchess of Cleveland
1819-1901

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Catherine Lucy Wilhelmina Powlett

Catherine Lucy Wilhelmina Stanhope Duchess of Cleveland was an English historian and genealogist, best known for her work The Battle Abbey Roll with some Account of the Norman Lineages. She was the mother of Archibald, Earl of Rosebery, who was Queen Victoria’s prime minister in the 1890s. In 1837 at the time of Victoria’s accession, Lady Wilhelmina was reputed the most beautiful woman at court. She was a Maid of Honour at the Queen’s coronation, and served as a bridesmaid at her wedding to Prince Albert.

She was the daughter of Philip Henry Stanhope, 4th Earl Stanhope (1781-1855), FRS, by his wife the Hon. Catherine Lucy Smith, daughter of Robert, Lord Carrington.

Her historical works included:

  • The Battle Abbey Roll with some Account of the Norman Lineages, 3 volumes, London, 1889. It consists of short histories of the origins of several hundred English families of Norman origin, based on names supposedly contained in the legendary Battle Abbey Roll:
    • Vol.1, London, 1889
    • Vol.2, London, 1889
    • Vol.3, London, 1889
      • See online text of all three volumes, with index, at:
  • The True Story of Kaspar Hauser from Official Documents, London, 1893. Concerns her father’s patronage of the “foundling” or “feral child” Kaspar Hauser, a youth who had appeared in Nuremberg in 1828 and had become famous through his claim to have been raised in total isolation in a dark room and could tell nothing about his identity.
  • The Life and Letters of Lady Hester Stanhope, 1914. Concerns her father’s half-sister Lady Hester Stanhope (1776–1839) a traveller and Arabist who died unmarried at the age of 63 in Syria

Wilhelmina married twice, firstly in October 1843 to Archibald, Lord Dalmeny (1809-1851), eldest son and heir apparent of Archibald, Earl of Rosebery (1783-1868), whom she met three months before at a ball at Buckingham Palace. They had two sons and two daughters before Archibald’s death, the eldest of whom, also named Archibald, inherited the earldom and became prime minister.She was married secondly in 1854 to Lord Harry Vane (1803–1891), youngest son of William, Duke of Cleveland (1766-1842); he succeeded his brother in the dukedom in 1864. They had no children, and on Duke Harry’s death, all his titles became extinct, with the exception of the barony of Barnard.

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