Royal Mistresses

Royal Mistresses

Museum of Femininity

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In this episode Charlotte Appleyard and Bree Oliver discuss the fascinating role of a mistress in the Royal Court. We explore the place of a mistress, her political and social influences, her motivations and why the King was expected to take lovers. We also cover a wide span of examples ranging from Nell Gwynn and Charles II to Alice Keppel and Edward VII. For visual references visit our instagram @themuseumoffemininity SourcesKing's Mistress, Qu...
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In this episode Charlotte Appleyard and Bree Oliver discuss the fascinating role of a mistress in the Royal Court. We explore the place of a mistress, her political and social influences, her motivations and why the King was expected to take lovers. We also cover a wide span of examples ranging from Nell Gwynn and Charles II to Alice Keppel and Edward VII. For visual references visit our instagram @themuseumoffemininity SourcesKing's Mistress, Qu...
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