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The beauties of the court of King Charles the Second

a series of portraits, illustrating the diaries of Pepys, Evelyn, Clarendon, and other contemporary writers ; with memoirs biographical and critical

by Jameson Mrs

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Courts and courtiers,
  • Portraits,
  • Court and courtiers,
  • Biography,
  • Women

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    Statementby Mrs. Jameson ; the portraits from copies made for Her late Royal Highness the Princess Charlotte, by Mr. Murphy
    ContributionsMurphy, Mr
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA447.A3 J3 1833
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 222, that is, 226 pages, 21 unnumbered leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26878837M
    LC Control Number43047569
    OCLC/WorldCa224721339

    The current exhibition at The Queen’s Gallery at Buckingham Palace, “Charles II: Art & Power” examines the vital role the arts played in rebuilding the authority and legitimacy of the king. It explores the rebirth of princely grandeur and tradition, art as a token of diplomacy, the . Charles was the only surviving son of Mariana of Austria, to , and Philip IV of Spain, to For political reasons, marriages between Spanish and Austrian Habsburgs were common; Philip and Mariana were uncle and niece, making Charles their great-nephew and first cousin respectively. All eight of his great-grandparents were descendants of Joanna and Philip I of : Philip IV of Spain.

    State legislatures have taken strong steps over the last generation to protect gun rights, and the Supreme Court has clarified the language of the Second Amendment. Even so, Malcolm is worried. Charles I, –, king of England, Scotland, and Ireland (–49), second son of James I and Anne of Denmark. Early Life He became heir to the throne on the death of his older brother Henry in and was made prince of Wales in

      Episode 9 of the Channel Five series Kings & Queens, which looks at the life and reign of Charles II of England The series looks at key monarchs in the histo.   Rochester: the debauched poet who mocked the king The Earl of Rochester was a libertine famous for his bawdy verses who bravely satirised Charles II’s court.


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The Beauties Of The Court Of Charles The Second: A Series Of Portraits, Illustrating The Diaries Of Pepys, Evelyn, Clarendon, And Other Contemporary Writers Paperback – Febru Author: Mrs. Jameson (Anna). The Windsor Beauties: Ladies of the Court of Charles II is a recent reprint of Lewis Melville's classic history of the court of the last Stuart king, first published in The book takes as its basis a series of portraits painted by Peter Levy in the late seventeenth century.

Known collectively as "The Windsor Beauties," the ladies portrayed in these portraits were all ladies of the court, from Anne, Duchess of /5(6). Memoirs of the Beauties of the Court of Charles the Second, With Their Portraits.

Title: Memoirs of the Beauties of the Court of Charles the Second, With Their Portraits: Author: Jameson, Mrs.

(Anna), Note: Look for editions of this book at your library, or elsewhere. Memoirs of the beauties of the court of Charles the Second, with their portraits Item Preview. x beauties of the court of Charles the Second; a series of portraits, illustrating the diaries of Pepys, Evelyn, Clarendon, and other contemporary writers.

With memoirs, biographical and critical, by Mrs. Jameson. Charles II and Court Historical Fiction Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

Book categories: The King, His Wife, Family & Court, Fiction, Mistresses, Civil War, Commonwealth, Restoration, Algernon Sidney, Fire & Plague, Yacht, The Stuarts, DVDs The King. Royal Survivor: The Life of Charles II by Stephen Coote. Introduces readers to the drama of an England torn by civil war, ruled by a villainous Cromwell, and populated with the streetwise women Charles bedded on the.

The Hampton Court Beauties are a series of eight portraits by Sir Godfrey Kneller, commissioned by Queen Mary II of England, depicting the most glamorous ladies from the court of William adorn the state rooms of King William III at Hampton Court Palace.

They were probably originally commissioned to hang in the "water room" at Hampton court, however after his wife's death in Charles II was born at St James's Palace on 29 May His parents were Charles I, who ruled the three kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland, and Henrietta Maria, the sister of the French king Louis s was their second child.

Their first son was born about a year before Charles, but died within a day. England, Scotland, and Ireland were respectively predominantly Anglican Father: Charles I of England. The beauties of the court of Charles the Second; a series of portraits, illustrating the diaries of Pepys, Evelyn, Clarendon, and other contemporary writers.

With memoirs, biographical and critical, by Mrs. Jameson. The Restoration court of King Charles was famous for ‘restoring’ the theatres and he also restored the tradition of seducing the actresses of.

The Beauties of the Court of Charles the Second: A Series of Portraits, Illustrating the Diaries of Pepys, Evelyn, Clarendon, and Other Contemporary Writers. Mrs. Jameson (Anna) H. Colburn, - Great Britain- pages.

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Author: Jameson, Mrs. Drawing on a wealth of evidence by contemporary observers, such as diaries, memoirs, letters, gossip and satire, Scandalous Liaisons: Charles II and His Court recounts the king’s many mistresses, including Barbara Villiers and Nellwriting for History Extra, Pritchard introduces you to the pleasure-seeking world of Charles II’s court.

Louise was a lady of the French Court and probably caught the eye of Charles when she was visiting as part of his sister Minette ladies. Some believe that it was possible that she was a French spy and King Louis of France sent her to Charles in order to try to keep the English king.

Buy The Beauties Of The Court Of Charles The Second: A Series Of Memoirs Biographical And Critical by Jameson, Mrs. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Mrs.

Jameson. The beauties of the court of Charles the Second: a series of memoirs, biographical and critical. Illustrating the diaries of Pepys, Evelyn, Clarendon, and other contemporary writers.

In The King’s Bed: Sex, Power and the Court of Charles II, Don Jordan and Michael Walsh argue that Pepys’s time saw a sexual revolution with the king on top.

In their telling, the nation. So Charles II reflected to his sister in February on the turgid sermons at the court of Louis XIV. But the king’s flippant assessment detracts from the lively culture of his own Chapel Royal, a theatre for early modern monarchical devotional performance.² The return at the Restoration to frequent and regular public royal worship was part of the symbolically potent reconstitution of the.

A boy, Charles, was born in Hampton Court in June while the newly wed king and Catherine were honeymooning there. The affront to the queen was the first of many insults Catherine would endure. At Barbara’s behest, Charles insisted Catherine appoint her as a lady-of-the-bedchamber.

Catching the eye of King Charles II could bring a woman riches or a phial of poison from a jealous husband Hampton Court exhibition reveals damned beauties of Author: Maev Kennedy.Charles II, byname The Merry Monarch, (bornLondon—died February 6,London), king of Great Britain and Ireland (–85), who was restored to the throne after years of exile during the Puritan Commonwealth.

The years of his reign are known in English history as the Restoration period. His political adaptability and his knowledge of men enabled him to steer his country.For weeks, King Charles II had been pursuing Frances Stuart, a new arrival at court and, according to diarist Samuel Pepys, ‘the prettiest girl in the world’.