I grew up reading Regencies. I miss the old days when relatively chaste comedies of errors were the norm.
They're still the best kind of historicals, IMO (and really, the only romances I can stand to read these days). Those thngs did wonderful things for my vocabulary & knowledge of English history.
Sabra: Mama to Bobbie (3/02), Linda (1/04), Esther (10/05), Marie (11/10), Douglas (11/12), & Psalm (09/14; in Heaven)