Jan 07, 2014 · Iâ€™m very excited to be back on Romance Divas. Today I want to talk about sex. Specifically sex during the Regency era. But wait you cry out, Jane Austen didnâ€™t discuss sex, nor did Georgette Heyer! Well yes, but they both alluded to it in most of their books. What was sex like in Georgian England? Just finished reading the Jane Austen collection. Austen always makes hints about sexual conduct. the period's variety of dirty songs also hint at the nature of sexuality during the period. as can be seen in this roughly Regency period piece.
The Regency Man and Marriage: Fact and Fiction Consider these images: #1 A half naked male sex machine with a beautiful woman draped over him. #2 A soberly dressed man with his wife on his arm and following them, five or six healthy, well-dressed children. In Georgian and Regency England, everyone had a place, and that place was marriage. Author: Linda Banche. The Regency in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland was a period when King George III was deemed unfit to rule due to his illness, and his son ruled as his proxy, as prince regent.Upon George III's death in 1820, the prince regent became King George IV.The term Regency (or Regency era) can refer to various stretches of time; some are longer than the decade of the formal Regency Followed by: Victorian era.
Courting and Marriage in the Regency. By Cheryl Bolen. Engagements and marriages in the Regency were so vastly different than they are today that when an author "modernizes" these customs, it makes her book a wallbanger (as in throwing at the wall) to me. Lately, evidence has shown that Victorian sex was not polarised between female distaste ('Lie back and think of England', as one mother is famously said to have counselled her anxious, newly married daughter) and extra-marital male indulgence. Instead many couples seem to have enjoyed mutual pleasure in what is now seen as a normal, modern manner.