Historical Hussies: Bathtubs in Regency England

I’m on Historical Hussies today, talking about Bathtubs in Regency England:

At the end of the 18th century, attitudes toward bathing began to change. Beau Brummel, a Regency fashion plate, was an advocate of bathing often and he was a major Regency “influencer.” About that same time, in 1791, John Wesley gave a sermon “On Dress” in which he made the acclamation, “Cleanliness is next to Godliness.” People took these and other ideas on cleanliness into consideration, making the Regency period of transitioning into good bathing habits.

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1 Response to Historical Hussies: Bathtubs in Regency England

  1. The shower totally surprised me.


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