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Book Review: Mistresses: Sex and Scandal at the Court of Charles II by Linda Porter

*contains affiliate links* *review copy* King Charles II of England, Scotland and Ireland famously left no legitimate children with his wife, Catherine of Braganza. However, he did leave plenty of illegitimate children fathered with his many mistresses. Linda Porter, who has also written about one of my favourite Queens – Queen Mary I, writes most [read more]

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Book News April 2020

Marie Antoinette’s Confidante: The Rise and Fall of the Princesse de Lamballe Paperback – 30 April 2020 (UK) & 2 August 2020 (US) Marie Antoinette has always fascinated readers worldwide. Yet perhaps no one knew her better than one of her closest confidantes, Marie Thrse, the Princess de Lamballe. The Princess became superintendent of the Queens [read more]