Category: Famous Mistresses
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Nell Gwyn
Posted: 2 February 2009 in Famous Mistresses
Tags: Charles II, dryden, great plague, mistresses, nell gwyn, puritan

The most famous of Charles II’s many mistresses, Eleanor Gwynne is a distant relation of Britain’s current Prime Minister (David Cameron). She was born on 2nd February 1650, the daughter of Thomas Gwynne and his wife Rose. Her birth, according to who you ask, was in one of London, Hereford or, occasionally, Oxford. Although all […]


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