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Inspirations From History: Nell Qwynne (Part 2 – From Actress to Mistress)

In my previous post I talked about Nell Gwynne’s birth, the arguments over which town she was born in and her early career. In this post I will talk about how Nell became one of the most famous Comediennes of … Continue reading

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Inspirations from History: Edward Seymour

Edward Seymour Earl of Hertford and Duke of Somerset is a man who has interested me now for a very long time, especially the events leading up to his fall from grace and execution. Of course you all know of … Continue reading

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Inspirations from History: Katherine Howard

For my second post on people from history who inspire me, I wanted to do a piece on Katherine Howard, Henry VIII’s fifth wife. I remember as I stood in front of the altar in the chapel of St Peter … Continue reading

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