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Picture taken by me, and it’s pretty good for a mobile phone pic don’t you think? Today, at quarter past eight in the morning, the other half and I toddled off to the train station and began to make our … Continue reading
I found this book after doing a search on Amazon for Nell Gwynne, who as you all know is my favourite mistress of Charles II. And when I saw this gem for such a bargain I couldn’t resist, as not … Continue reading
In my previous post on Nell, I spoke briefly about her career in the theatre and how she caught the eye of Charles II. Now I will concentrate on her years spent as Charles II’s mistress, her life at court … Continue reading
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
Originally I intended to write one long post on Nell and why she is so amazing. However I realised after starting this that it would have to be split up into multiple parts. Her life is so interesting and so … Continue reading