Barbara Villiers Part 4: Downfall and Death

Barbara Villiers by Sir Peter Lely┬áIt's been a while since I posted about Barbara Villiers, mainly because writing about how her relationship with Charles affected Catherine of Braganza got me a little teared up. I can't help it, this family just give me way too many feelings ok? As I've said previously, I find Barbara... Continue Reading →

Barbara Villiers – Part 1

Barbara Villiers by Sir Peter LelyThe name Barbara Villiers conjures up images of a greedy, power hungry woman who had King Charles II wrapped around her little finger. This woman is exceptionally fascinating, how did she retain such favour and stay an almost constant presence in the court of Charles II? But who was she?Barbara... Continue Reading →

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