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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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Satires of Andrew Marvell

Andrew Marvell - Satire, English - 1892 - 244 pages
...made Duchess of Cleveland. She died in 1709. Burnet says, " She was a woman of great beauty, but more enormously vicious and ravenous ; foolish, but imperious...men, while yet she pretended she was jealous of him." P. 23, 1. So. Lady Castlemaine was charged with intrigues with Jacob Hall, an athletic rope-dancer,...
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The Story of Nell Gwyn and the Sayings of Charles II.

Peter Cunningham - 1896 - 224 pages
...Cleveland), who was, if possible, a more worthless woman than Lucy Walter. Bishop Burnet wrote of her : ' She was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously vicious and ravenously foolish but imperious ; very uneasy to the King, and always carrying on intrigues with other...
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Burnet's History of My Own Time: A New Edition, Based on that of M. J. Routh ...

Gilbert Burnet - Great Britain - 1897
...advanced to be duchess of Cleveland, was his first and longest mistress, by whom he had five children3. She was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously vicious and ravenous, foolish but imperious, ' Pepys. Dec. 3, 1666, gives from hearsay Killigrew's reported remonstrance to Charles : ' There is...
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Memoirs of the court of England during the reigns of the Stuarts, including ...

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1901
...appeared at court that her influence more perceptibly declined. "The Duchess of Cleveland," says Burnet, "was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously...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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Catalogue of Books Printed for Private Circulation

Privately printed books - 1906 - 238 pages
...Meiry Monarch" — say rather the Ignoble or Ignominious Monarch. " She was " says Bishop Burnet, " a woman of great beauty, but most enormously vicious...often he was not master of himself, nor capable of business, which, in so critical a time, required great application." The Bishop's judgment, severe...
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Catalogue of Books Printed for Private Circulation

Privately printed books - 1906 - 238 pages
..." Merry Monarch" — say rather the Ignoble or Ignominious Monarch. " She was " says Bishop Burnet, "a woman of great beauty, but most enormously vicious...behaviour towards him, did so disorder him, that often ho was not master of himself, nor capable of business, which, in so critical a time, required great...
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The Diary of John Evelyn, Volume 2

John Evelyn - Great Britain - 1906 - 540 pages
...attractive colours by Gilbert Burnet : — " She was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously vitious and ravenous; foolish but imperious, very uneasy to...men, while yet she pretended she was jealous of him " (History of His Own Time, 1724, i. 94). There is a privately printed Memoir of her by the late G....
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An Abridgment of Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Times

Gilbert Burnet, Thomas Stackhouse - Great Britain - 1906 - 409 pages
...when separated from him, was advanced to be Duchess of Cleveland ' — a woman of great beauty, but enormously vicious and ravenous, foolish but imperious,...King, and always carrying on intrigues with other men, even while she pretended to be jealous of him. His passion for her, and her strange behaviour to him,...
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An Abridgment of Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Times

Gilbert Burnet, Thomas Stackhouse - Great Britain - 1906 - 409 pages
...when separated from him, was advanced to be Duchess of Cleveland l — a woman of great beauty, but enormously vicious and ravenous, foolish but imperious,...King, and always carrying on intrigues with other men, even while she pretended to be jealous of him. His passion for her, and her strange behaviour to him,...
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Woman Through the Ages, Volume 2

Emil Reich - Women - 1908
...of Charles II was Lady Castlemaine, the daughter of William Villiers, second Viscount Grandison. " She was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously...men, while yet she pretended she was jealous of him." So Burnet wrote of her, and all the chronicles of the period are unanimous concerning her beauty and...
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