Category Archives: Research

Posts in which we talk about research

What We “Know” about Regency Weddings

Why write another post about Regency weddings? If you search this site, you’ll find a whole collection of fun & fact-filled wedding-related posts written by various Riskies over the years. But the book I’m currently working on is set against … Continue reading

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Happy May Day (and more)!

Sumer is icumen in, Lhude sing, cuccu; Groweth sed and bloweth med, And springth the wode anu; Sing, cuccu! (words from a 13th century song) Happy May 1st 2020! I’ve been steeped in May Day customs recently as my next … Continue reading

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Looking for Luck in the New Year?

New Year’s Eve has come and gone, and here we are, already three days into the new year. If you were hoping to increase your chances for a lucky year, it’s too late now for most of the folk lore … Continue reading

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