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Nell Gwyn, royal mistress.

John Harold Wilson

Nell Gwyn, royal mistress.

by John Harold Wilson

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Published by Pellegrini & Cudahy in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Gwyn, Nell, 1650-1687,
    • Charles II, King of England, 1630-1685 -- Relations with women,
    • Mistresses -- Great Britain -- Biography,
    • Actors -- Great Britain -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliography.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA447.G9 W5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination309 p.
      Number of Pages309
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6094957M
      LC Control Number51012757
      OCLC/WorldCa399563

        Written by a direct descendant of the union between Nell Gwyn and King Charles II, Nell Gwyn tells the story of one of England’s great folk heroines, a woman who rose from an impoverished, abusive childhood to become King Charles II’s most cherished mistress, and the star of one of the great love stories of royal history/5(23). Written by a direct descendant of the union between Nell Gwyn and King Charles II, Nell Gwyn tells the story of one of England's great folk heroines. Born during a tumultuous period in England's past, Nell Gwyn was spotted selling oranges in the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane.

        Nell Gwyn unveiled: Daring topless painting of Charles II's mistress to go on display after lying in a private collection for 50 years. By Eleanor Harding for the Daily Mail Updated: EDT,   A Family Take in 'Nell Gwyn: Mistress to a King' A new book recreates the story behind one of England's greatest love affairs — the year relationship between Charles II and .

        Nell Gwyn: A Biography by Charles Beauclerk pp, Macmillan, £ Charles Beauclerk is a direct descendant of Nell Gwyn and King Charles II (and heir to the dukedom of St Albans, the title. Plus there's the fact that I read Diane Haeger's The Perfect Royal Mistress earlier this year, which is also about Nell Gwyn, so I already had a very clear idea of what to expect. Despite all of this, Susan Holloway Scott thoroughly enchanted me with The King's Favorite/5(4).


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SAME COVER AS STOCK PHOTO SHOWN. PAGES HAVE AGE TANNING AND OCCASIONAL DISCOLORATION5/5(1). Written by a direct descendant of the union between Nell Gwyn and King Charles II, Nell Gwyn tells the story of one of Englands great folk heroines, a woman who rose from an impoverished, abusive childhood to become King Charles IIs most cherished mistress, and the star of one of the great love stories of royal history.

Born during a tumultuous period in Englands past,/5. “Pray good people be civil, I am the Protestant whore” was Nell Gwyn’s cheeky retort to the masses pushing around her coach in the mistaken belief that it was that of the Duchess of Portsmouth, the Catholic Louise de Keroualle.

‘Pretty, witty Nell’ was perhaps the best known and remembered mistress of King Charles II. She was one of many (there were 13 in all during his lifetime.

Read this book on Questia. Nell Gwyn: Royal Mistress by John H. Wilson, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of Nell Gwyn: Royal Mistress (). Written by a direct descendant of the union between Nell Gwyn and King Charles II, Nell Gwyn tells the story of one of England’s great folk heroines, a woman who rose from an impoverished, abusive childhood to become King Charles II’s most cherished mistress, and the star of one of the great love stories of royal history.

Born during a tumultuous period in England’s past, Nell Gwyn /5(23). The other reviews of Nell Gwyn at this site seem to come from people steeped in Restoration history.

But you don't have to be an historian to enjoy this book. The author, Charles Beauclerk, is the direct descendant King Charles II and his mistress, Nell Gwyn. He writes in clear, easy to read sentences.

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About The Book. Written by a direct descendant of the union between Nell Gwyn and King Charles II, Nell Gwyn tells the story of one of England’s great folk tale of her incredible rise from an impoverished, abusive childhood to the wealth and connections that came with being King Charles II’s most cherished mistress is among the great love stories of royal history.

Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wilson, John Harold, Nell Gwyn, royal mistress. New York, Pellegrini & Cudahy []. The most famous royal mistress in British history, Nell Gwyn, might have been a shopaholic, but she was a very meticulous one.

It seems she kept a note of every act of extravagance she enjoyed. A Backstairs History of Restoration England and Mistress Nell; NELL GWYN, ROYAL MISTRESS.

By John Harold Wilson. New York: Pellegrini and Cudahy. Written by a direct descendant of the union between Nell Gwyn and King Charles II, Nell Gwyn tells the story of one of England's great folk heroines, a woman who rose from an impoverished, abusive childhood to become King Charles II's most cherished mistress, and the star of one of the great love stories of royal history.

Born during a tumultuous period in England's past, Nell Gwyn caught the /5(2). I have had a particular fondness for Nell Gwyn ever since reading a book called Sex With Kings and reading her hilarious antics as the mistress of Charles II, yet until now, have not actually read any fiction on her; and I must say, picking this book up was one of the best things I have ever done.

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Eleanor "Nell" Gwyn (2 February – 14 November ; also spelled Gwynn, Gwynne) was a long-time mistress of King Charles II of England and "pretty, witty Nell" by Samuel Pepys, she has been regarded as a living embodiment of the spirit of Restoration England and has come to be considered a folk heroine, with a story echoing the rags-to-royalty tale of Cinderella.

Nell caught the eye of the Duke of Buckingham, who immediately came up with a scheme. He wanted to tempt the King with the fascinating Nell Gwyn in an effort to lure the King away from his dominating, long- time mistress, Barbara Castlemaine, Duchess of Cleveland.

Buckingham appointed himself as Nell’s manager. You can download Nell Gwyn: A Biography in pdf format. An Extravagant Royal Mistress: Nell Gwyn's Silver by Margaret Porter In FebruaryKing Charles II moved his mistress Nell Gwyn into a newly built brick residence at Pall Mall's western end.

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Introduction “Royal mistress Nell Gwyn's expenses would shame our MPs but she was worth every penny,” Daily Mail journalist Andrew Roberts proclaimed inon the occasion of Sotheby’s auction of Gwyn’s shopping bills from Today, King Charles II’s legendary actress-mistress is revered as “one of the most attractive characters in British history,” credited with “lifting Cited by: 2.Most famous as an actress and the mistress of Charles II, who she had two sons with, Nell Gwyn, or Gwynne, had an unlikely start in life serving drinks in her mother’s brothel while still a child.

When the Restoration of the Monarchy in re-legalized theatre and allowed women to act on stage for the first time, she became famous for her.