Victorian Valentines

Earlier this month, I posted on the Historical Hussies blog (I post there one the first Wednesday of the month for those who want to check it out) an article on Victorian Valentines, because of course, it being February and me being a romance writer, I felt compelled to write about Valentines. đŸ™‚

Here’s the beginning of the post and a link to Historical Hussies so you can read the whole thing.

Be sure to check back here on Monday, February 14 for Jenna Jaxon’s Valentine’s Day Party. I’ll be posting throughout the day and each post will have an opportunity to win things like swag packs, books, and gift cards! Hope to see you here!

As with many things, the Victorians gave us most of the traditions we use in our celebration of Valentine’s Day. The most prevalent tradition, sending and receiving Valentine’s cards, can be laid at the doorstep of a member of the British postal system, Rowland Hill, who came up with the idea that letters or cards should be charged by their weight rather than by the distance they traveled. Thus the penny post was born and mailing letters and cards…More

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1 Response to Victorian Valentines

  1. Karen Hackett says:

    I like the old-fashioned Valentine’s Day cards. They seem more personal.

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