regency

[adj] - of or relating to a regency 2. [adj] - (England) of or relating to or characteristic of the style (especially the style of furniture) favored during the Regency (1811-1820) 3. [n] - the period of time during which a regent governs 4. [n] - (England) the period from 1811-1820 when the Prince of Wales was regent during Geor
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Regency

In Britain, the years 1811-20 during which George IV (then Prince of Wales) acted as regent for his father George
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Regency

The notoriously pleasure loving Prince George, the future George IV, became Prince Regent in 1811 and then reigned from 1820 to 1830. The term Regency tends to be applied to the style of furniture and decorative art prevalent during the whole of this period. It is characterised by elements of classicism combined with Egyptian, Chinese and French Ro
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Regency

the period (1810 - 1820) during which the later King George IV governed the country as Prince Regent. Characterised by the bow front. see Georgian
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Regency

Re'gen·cy noun ; plural Regencies (-s...z). [ CF. French régence , Late Latin regentia . See Regent , adjective ] 1. The office of ruler; rule; authority; government. 2. Especially, the office, jurisdiction, or dominion of
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Regency

adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the style (especially the style of furniture) favored during the Regency (1811-1820)
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regency

noun the office of a regent
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Regency

noun the period from 1811-1820 when the Prince of Wales was regent during George III`s periods of insanity
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Regency

• (a.) The office of ruler; rule; authority; government. • (a.) A body of men intrusted with vicarious government; as, a regency constituted during a king`s minority, absence from the kingdom, or other disability. • (a.) Especially, the office, jurisdiction, or dominion of a regent or vicarious ruler, or of a body of regents; deputed
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regency

(from the article `Spain`) ...bones of Bourbon administrative centralism and resulted in the explicit formulation of a liberal ideology that was to be a dynamic factor in ...
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Regency

Neoclassical style of British furniture popular during the first half of the 1800's. This style spawned adaptations and true reproductions of Greek and roman furniture and coincided with Directories and Empire styles in France.
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Regency

A loose description of the taste of grandiose and usually gilded silver made from c.1790 to c.1820 - the period of the Prince Regent's influential patronage to the London silver trade, and especially Rundell, Bridge and Rundell. The actual Regency lasted from 1811 to 1820 when George IV succeeded.
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Regency

Regency, in British history, the period of the last nine years (1811–20) of the reign of George III, when the king's insanity had rendered him unfit to rule and the government was vested in the prince of Wales (later George IV) as regent. The period witnessed the end (1815) of the Napoleonic W...
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Regency

In Britain, the years 1811–20 during which George IV (then Prince of Wales) acted as regent for his father George III, who was finally declared insane and unfit to govern in December 1810. The Regency was marked by the Prince Regent's turbulent private life, his dissolute public image, and the fashionable society he patronized. In 1795 Geo...
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Regency

period from 1810-1820. George III went insane in 1810 and his son ruled as prince regent in his stead. George III died in 1820 and his son became George IV.
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