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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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Diary of Thomas Burton, Esq., Member in the Parliaments of Oliver ..., Volume 3

Thomas Burton, Guibon Goddard - Great Britain - 1828
...peeress, " one of the race of the Villiers, was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously vitious and ravenous ; foolish, but imperious ; very uneasy...pretended she was jealous of him. His passion for her," adds Bishop Burnet, " and her strange behaviour towards him, did so disorder him, that often he was...
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Diary, of Thomas Burton, Esq. Member in the Parliaments of Oliver and ...

Thomas Burton - Great Britain - 1828
...peeress, " one of the race of the Villiers, was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously vitious and ravenous ; foolish, but imperious ; very uneasy...pretended she was jealous of him. His passion for her," adds Bishop Burnet, " and her strange behaviour towards him, did so disorder him, that often he was...
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Windsor Castle, and its environs

Leitch Ritchie, Edward Jesse - History - 1840 - 312 pages
...the haughty, insulting, and unfeeling rival of the neglected queen. " She was," says Bishop Burnet, " a woman of great beauty, but most enormously vicious...him : his passion for her, and her strange behaviour to him, did so disorder him, that often he was not master of himself, nor capable of minding business,...
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The Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the ..., Volume 2

William Goodman - Great Britain - 1844
...to be the Duchess of Cleveland, with remainder to her natural sons. Burnet says : " She was a womafi of great beauty, but most enormously vicious and ravenous,...him. His passion for her, and her strange behaviour toward him, did so disorder him, that often he was not master of himself, nor capable of minding business."...
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The Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the ..., Volume 2

William Goodman - Great Britain - 1845
...to be the Duchess of Cleveland, with remainder to her natural sons. Burnet says : " She was a womail of great beauty, but most enormously vicious and ravenous,...him. His passion for her, and her strange behaviour toward him, did so disorder him, that often he was not master of himself, nor capable of minding business."...
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Memoirs of the Court of Charles the Second

Anthony Hamilton (Count) - Great Britain - 1846 - 546 pages
...afterwards, and died of a dropsy, on the 9th of October, 1709, in her 69th year. Bishop Burnet says, " she was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously...strange behaviour towards him, did so disorder him, thnt often he was not master of himself, nor capable of minding business, which, in so critical a time,...
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British Ecclesiastical History, Including the Religion of the Druids, the ...

T. Timpson - Great Britain - 1847 - 659 pages
...principle. — The duchess of Cleveland was his first and longest mistress, by whom he had five children. She was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously...ravenous; foolish but imperious, very uneasy to the king *." "With the restoration of the king," Burnet remarks, "a spirit of extravagant joy spread over the...
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The Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the Stuarts ...

William Goodman - Great Britain - 1847
...he elevated her to be the Duchess of Cleveland, with remainder to her natural sons. Burnet says : " She was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously vicious and ravenous, foolish, but imped- , OUH, very uneasy to the king, and always carrying on intrigues with other men, while yet she...
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The Stowe Catalogue: Priced and Annotated

Henry Rumsey Forster, Richard Plantagenet Temple Nugent Brydges Chandos Grenville Duke of Buckingham and Chandos - Art - 1848 - 332 pages
...afterwards, and died of a dropsy, on the 9th of October, 1709, in her 69th year. Bishop Burnet says, " she was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously...towards him, did so disorder him, that often he was not mustur of himself, nur capable of minding business, which, in so critical a time, required great application."...
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The Stowe Catalogue: Priced and Annotated

Richard Plantagenet Temple Nugent Brydges Chandos Grenville Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, Henry Rumsey Forster - Art - 1848 - 310 pages
...afterwards, and died of a dropsy, on the 9th of October, 1709, in her 69th year. Bishop Burnet says, " she was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously...for her, and her strange behaviour towards him, did БО disorder him, that often he was not master of himself, nor capable of minding business, which,...
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