Georgian era:

King George IIIWe often think of Jane Austen as the Regency era, but she lived most of her life before the Regency officially began (see Regency). Of course, the Regency is overlapped and subsumed by the Georgian era because the Prince Regent eventually became another Hanoverian king named George. Reputedly Austen, despite the dedication in Emma, did not think much of the Prince Regent’s dissolute ways. (Miss Austen Regrets, which is in included in a DVD package for Sense and Sensibility, dramatizes her “relationship” with the Prince Regent.) Incidentally, the Prince Regent’s father, King George III, was the king during the American Revolution.

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