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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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Marlborough: His Life and Times, Book One

Winston Churchill - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 1072 pages
...mistress, by whom he had five children. She was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously vitious and ravenous ; foolish but imperious, very uneasy...always carrying on intrigues with other men, while yet pretending she was jealous or him. His passion for her and her strange behaviour towards him, did so...
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The Windsor Beauties: Ladies of the Court of Charles II

Lewis Melville - History - 2005 - 248 pages
...Duchess of Cleveland, "wrote Burnet, "was his first and longest mistress, by whom he had five children. She was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously vicious and ravenous, foolish but imperious, ever uneasy to the King, and always carrying on intrigues with other men, while yet she pretended she...
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Philosophical Letters: Or, Letters Regarding the English Nation

Voltaire, John Leigh, Prudence L. Steiner - History - 160 pages
...been said." 4 William Wycherley (bap. 1641-1716) was the lover of Barbara Villiers (bap. 1640-1709), a "woman of great beauty but most enormously vicious and ravenous; foolish but imperious" according to Bishop Burnet [Burnet History of His Own Time (Edinburgh: Hamilton, Balfour & Neill, 1753)...
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, Volume 6

Liberalism (Religion) - 1811
...the grant of an earldom, and created the wife Duchess of Cleveland. She was, according to Burnett, " a woman of great beauty, but most enormously vicious and ravenous ; foolish, but impe. rious ; very uneasy to the king, and always carrying on intrigues with other men, while yet she...
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