mistresses of george i and ii catherine curzon
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Book review: The Mistresses of George I & II: A Maypole & a Peevish Beast by Catherine Curzon

*contains affiliate links* *review copy* Melusine von der Schulenburg was the longtime mistress of King George I of Great Britain before he even succeeded as King. She gave birth to three daughters by George, although none of them were recognised by him. George’s wife, Sophia Dorothea of Celle had been imprisoned following their divorce in [read more]

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Red Roses: Blanche of Gaunt to Margaret Beaufort Hardcover – June 1, 2016 (US) & March 7, 2016 (UK) The Wars of the Roses were not just fought by men on the battlefield. Behind the scenes, there were daughters, wives, mistresses, mothers and queens whose lives and influences helped shape the most dramatic of English [read more]