Some links to interesting sites with more background information about England in the 1760s

Rothgar collects automata. Read more about them here.

Browse through various pictures of settings for the books

A wonderful online exhibit about Queen Charlotte, including pictures of her and King George, who depended on Rothgar for advice

Information about George III

outline of politics and chief characters of the period

Poems of the period

Information about the justice system in the 18th century

Views of the Yorkshire Dales

A little about Johanne Christian Bach, a bit player in Devilish

Information and pictures about the Chevalier D'Eon, who tangles with Rothgar in Devilish, to his cost. (In French but the pictures are good anyway.)