Year 1764

Calendar for this year.
Leap Year


Events in the novels


Most of the events in the Rakes Trilogy occur in 1764
April,
main part of The Secret Duke begins when Bella Barstowe leaves Carscourt.
April
A Lady's Secret begins.
June
Lord Maybury dies. A Scandalous Countess
Bryght and Portia have a baby, Joanna
August,
Robin and Petra (A Lady's Secret) marry at Rothgar Abbey.
September,
Thorn hosts the Olympian Revels in London. Features in The Secret Wedding and it's where Bella and Thorn meet again in The Secret Duke
December,
The Secret Duke ends

Major real world events of all kinds


Other Events

Politics

February, Wilkes found guilty of seditious libel and obcenity?
May, sugar tax to be levied on American colonies.
Later in the year, first concerns about the king's mental stability.

Arts

Mozart plays before George III

Sciences


Social


Other