Catherine Curzon

About me

Blogging as Madame Gilflurt, I’m passionate about the 18th century and all things Georgian. I am currently writing Life in the Georgian Court and Tales from the 18th Century Old Bailey for Pen and Sword Books.

My writing is a breathless romp through the seamier side of Georgian life accompanied by rogues, harlots and janizaries, with a dash of gin to add some spice!

Mrs Siddons is playing Drury Lane and there’s a farmer on the throne of England. Bawdy doesn’t even come close…

From my website

Magic, Witches & Devils at The John Rylands Library

Magic, Witches & Devils at The John Rylands LibraryGhosts, witches, sorcerers and demons: our fascination with the supernatural stretches back centuries. ‘Magic, Witches & Devils in the Early Modern World’ invites you to explore how supernatural forces shaped the lives of everyone from kings and queens to clergymen and maidservants.This…

Caroline of Brunswick: Gothic Heroine

I am thrilled to welcome Hannah Moss today with the tale of a very real Gothic heroine!---oOo---Caroline of Brunswick’s Mysterious WarningIn her Gothic parody Northanger Abbey (1818) Jane Austen describes the perils and pitfalls of relating horrid novels to everyday situations with all the wit and verve we know and…

The Jane Austen Festival Australia

Jane Austen returns to Canberra!Step back in time and enjoy a weekend of delights in regency style.The Jane Austen Festival Australia is an annual festival celebrating all things Jane Austen and Regency era including dancing, music, food, games, costumes and Jane Austen’s novels. This festival is now a regular part of…

 
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