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" She was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously vicious and ravenous; foolish but imperious, very uneasy to the king, and always carrying on intrigues with other men, while yet she pretended she was jealous of him. "
Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time: With the Suppressed Passages of the ... - Page 160
by Gilbert Burnet, Sir Thomas Burnet, Martin Joseph Routh - 1823
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Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time: From the Restoration of King ...

Gilbert Burnet - Great Britain - 1753
...woman of great beauty, but moft enormoufly vitious and ravenous; foolifh but imperious, very uneafy to the King, and always carrying on intrigues with other men, while yet fhe pretended (he was jealous of him. His paffion for her and her ftrange behaviour towards him, did...
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An Historical and Critical Account of the Life of Charles the ..., Volume 2

William Harris - Great Britain - 1766 - 400 pages
...' ties to his queen, which few men, but himfelf, * ravenous ; foolifh, but imperious ; very uneafy to the * king ; and always carrying on intrigues with other ' men, while yet fhe pretended fhe was jealous of * him. His paffion for her, and her ftrange behaviour *' towards him,...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical ..., Volume 1

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley - Architecture - 1801
...observes, that " she was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously wicked and ravenous; ibolish, but imperious; very uneasy to the King, and always...men, while yet she pretended she was jealous of him." She became Countess of Castlemaine in right of her first husband, but was created Duchess of Cleveland...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical ..., Volume 1

John Britton - Architecture - 1801
...observes, that " she was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously wicked and ravenous; foolish, tut imperious ; very uneasy to the King, and always carrying...men, while yet she pretended she was jealous of him." She became Countess of Castlemaine in right of her first husband, but was created Ducbess of Cleveland...
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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or Delineations, Topographical ...

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley - Architecture - 1801
...History of his own Times, observes, " that she was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously wicked and ravenous; foolish, but imperious; very uneasy...King, and always carrying on intrigues with other men, whilst yet she pretended she was jealous of him." She became Countess of Caotlemain in right of her...
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 5

Horace Walpole - English literature - 1806
...earl of Susses ; and Charlotte, the wife of sir Edward Lee, created earl of Litchfield. Burnet says, she was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously vicious and ravenous. Hist. vol. ip 1*9.] Rot ' IV >,}• . A i by . • • • Ğrr Kit 1*AL,MK 1 1 .EARL of CASTLRMA/.V...
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Introduction to the original delineations ... intituled The beauties of ...

James Norris Brewer - 1801
...History of his own Times, observes, " that she was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously wicked and ravenous; foolish, but imperious ; very uneasy...King, and always carrying on intrigues with other men, whilst yet she pretended she was jealous of him." She became Countess of Castlemaine in right of her...
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The Retrospective Review

Books - 1823
...observation, the party concerned leaping out of the window. She was a woman of great beauty, says Burnet, but most enormously vicious and ravenous ; foolish, but imperious ; very uneasy to the king, and speaking of him, to all persons, in a manner that brought him under general contempt ; always carrying...
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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 7

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1823
...observation, the party concerned leaping out of the window. She was a woman of great beauty, says Burnet, but most enormously vicious and ravenous ; foolish, but imperious ; very uneasy to the king, and speaking of him, to all persons, in a manner that brought him under general contempt; always carrying...
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The retrospective review, Volume 7

1823
...observation, the party concerned leaping out of the window. She was a woman of great beauty, says Burnet, but most enormously vicious and ravenous ; foolish, but imperious ; very uneasy to the king, and speaking of him, to all persons, in a manner that brought him under general contempt ; always carrying...
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