HistoryExtra Academy

Welcome to our HistoryExtra Academy Regency course

In this four-week short course, you'll discover everything you need to know about the Regency period, guided by 18th and 19th-century expert Dr Lizzie Rogers. 

We've worked with Dr Rogers to compile a host of podcasts, articles, quizzes and more that you can enjoy in your own time, including four video lectures by Dr Rogers, each exploring a specific area of Regency history.

Simply scroll down the page to get started.

Course syllabus:

  • Week One: Introduction to the Regency period
  • Week Two: Regency culture
  • Week Three: War and conflict 
  • Week Four: Slavery and abolition
  • End-of-course video masterclass

Once you've completed the course learning, you can download your course completion certificate.
Download your end of course certificate here

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Meet the expert

Dr Lizzie Rogers is a writer and historian of the 18th and early 19th centuries, specialising in women’s history and historic houses, alongside their portrayal on screen, and Jane Austen

Dr Lizzie Rogers

Week three - War and Conflict

Dr Lizzie Rogers: "As I outlined in my introductory week one video lecture, the Regency wasn't the calm, genteel period it's so often imagined to have been. Behind the bonnets and balls was an era of war and unrest, both at home and abroad. This week, we'll be exploring some the conflicts and events that shaped Regency life – from the Napoleonic Wars and the War of 1812, to the Peterloo Massacre"

Watch: Regency Masterclass

Dr Lizzie Rogers and Charlotte Hodgman explore some of the key learnings from the recent HistoryExtra Academy Regency course, and answer your burning questions. Click here to watch