Regency Quiz & Contest!

It’s quiz time! I dug this up this morning and decided to run a contest here on my blog. Do your best to answer the questions and you’ll be entered in a drawing to win a free copy of my latest release, The Robber Bride.

Make sure to write out your answers and please leave an email address where I can contact you if you win!


1. What would you do with Ratafia?

  1. Tie it around a present
  2. Drink it
  3. Sew it on to your clothes

2. The Prince Regent, aka Prinny, would eventually become

  1. George III
  2. George IV
  3. William II

3. Marshalsea was

  1. A port for ships to dock
  2. A jewelry store
  3. A prison

4. Brooke’s, White’s and Boodle’s are examples of

  1. Restaurants
  2. Gentleman’s Clubs
  3. Hat stores

5. The architect responsible for much of the layout of Regency London was

  1. John Nash
  2. Samuel Ware
  3. James Pennethorne

6. At Almack’s you would

  1. Be fitted for a gown
  2. Dance
  3. Practice fencing

7. Sweetmeat refers to

  1. Cake
  2. Candy
  3. Both

8. If you wanted to purchase a horse in the Regency, you would go to

  1. Newmarket
  2. Doncaster
  3. Tattersalls

9. If you were reading about Miss Taylor’s marriage to Mister Weston, you would be reading this Jane Austen novel

  1. Pride & Prejudice
  2. Emma
  3. Mansfield Park

10. The Prince Regent lived at

  1. Carlton House
  2. Apsley House
  3. Clarence House
Good luck, everyone!!! 

5 thoughts on “Regency Quiz & Contest!

  1. Lauren says:

    Yikes, I will probably be embarrassed by some of my wrong answers but here it goes!
    1. 2, 2. 2, 3. 3, 4. 2, 5. 3, 6. 2, 7. 3, 8. 3, 9. 2, 10. 1

  2. Marnee Bailey says:

    Agree with all Lauren’s answers above except 5. I’d say it’s John Nash, #1.

    Great quiz, Jerrica!

  3. Angelyn says:

    Ditto Marnee’s response. I just posted on Nash at my blog. I love these quizzes! My characters would be familiar with all those locations, including Marshalsea. Gasp!

  4. Erin Kelly says:

    Yikes – I wish I knew more than I did! I am sadly behind, especially since I’m a regency writer myself! I have no idea what/where Marshalsea is, and not a clue who the architect of the era was. As for Prinny, he became King George the [mumble mumble] 😉 Fun quiz!

  5. Thanks, everyone, for playing my Regency game!

    After a random drawing, the winner of the contest is…


    Congrats, Angelyn – I’ll send you an email shortly 🙂

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