Test Your Knowledge Of Regency-era England

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You are the eldest of three daughters. Your father has an enormous estate. You are entitled to inherit:


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  • 1. 
    You are the eldest of three daughters. Your father has an enormous estate. You are entitled to inherit:
    • A. 

      The whole estate, as you are the eldest

    • B. 

      A third of the estate

    • C. 

      Nothing

  • 2. 
    You are the younger of two brothers in a wealthy family, which has a grand estate. You plan to support yourself in the future by:
    • A. 

      Living off your inheritance from the estate (divided between you and your brother)

    • B. 

      Getting a job

    • C. 

      Going into the clergy

  • 3. 
    The following members of society were held in the highest esteem:
    • A. 

      Those who chose to do no work

    • B. 

      Doctors

    • C. 

      Clergymen

  • 4. 
    You are a young lady at a ball. A gentleman you do not fancy asks you to dance. This is the proper way to turn him down:
    • A. 

      Tell him your boyfriend would not approve

    • B. 

      Tell him that your dance card is full for the evening

    • C. 

      Tell him that you are not up to dancing at all – and sit every dance out

  • 5. 
    “Coming out” in this era meant:
    • A. 

      Dressing a bit too provocatively.

    • B. 

      A girl being formally presented in society.

    • C. 

      Publicly disclosing your sexual orientation.

  • 6. 
    This title is the highest ranking:
    • A. 

      Earl

    • B. 

      Baronet

    • C. 

      Knight

  • 7. 
    This would have been suitable employment for a middle-class woman who did not marry:
    • A. 

      A ladies' companion

    • B. 

      A writer

    • C. 

      A teacher

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