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" She was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously vicious and ravenous ; foolish but imperious, very uneasy to the king, and always carrying on intrigues with other men, while yet she pretended she was jealous of him. His passion for her, and her strange... "
An Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of James I. and ... - Page 38
by William Harris - 1814
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Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time: From the Restoration of King ...

Gilbert Burnet - Great Britain - 1753
...woman of great beauty, but moft enormoufly vitious and ravenous; foolifh but imperious, very uneafy to the King, and always carrying on intrigues with other men, while yet fhe pretended (he was jealous of him. His paffion for her and her ftrange behaviour towards him, did...
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An Historical and Critical Account of the Life of Charles the Second, King ...

William Harris - Great Britain - 1766
...' ties to his queen, which few men, but himfelf, * ravenous ; foolifh, but imperious ; very uneafy to the * king ; and always carrying on intrigues with other ' men, while yet fhe pretended fhe was jealous of * him. His paffion for her, and her ftrange behaviour *' towards him,...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical ..., Volume 1

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley - Architecture - 1801
...observes, that " she was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously wicked and ravenous; ibolish, but imperious; very uneasy to the King, and always...men, while yet she pretended she was jealous of him." She became Countess of Castlemaine in right of her first husband, but was created Duchess of Cleveland...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical ..., Volume 1

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley - Architecture - 1801
...observes, that " she was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously wicked and ravenous; foolish, tut imperious ; very uneasy to the King, and always carrying...men, while yet she pretended she was jealous of him." She became Countess of Castlemaine in right of her first husband, but was created Ducbess of Cleveland...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical ..., Volume 1

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley - Architecture - 1801
...History of his own Times, observes, " that she was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously wicked and ravenous; foolish, but imperious; very uneasy...King, and always carrying on intrigues with other men, whilst yet she pretended she was jealous of him." She became Countess of Caotlemain in right of her...
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Peerage of England. ...

Arthur Collins - 1812
..." One of the race of Villiers, then married to Palmer, a Papist, soon after made Earl of Castemain, who afterwards being separated from him was advanced...master of himself, nor capable of minding business, which in so critical a time required treat application.'' Burnet's Hist. OT vol.i. p .94. k Hist of...
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Collins's Peerage of England; Genealogical, Biographical, and ..., Volume 1

Arthur Collins, Sir Egerton Brydges - Aristocracy (Social class) - 1812
...was his first and longest mistress, by whom he had five children. She was a woman of great beautyt but most enormously vitious and ravenous ; foolish,...master of himself, nor capable of minding business, which in so critical a time required, great application.1' Burnet's Hist. O T- vol-i. p 94, • Hist...
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Introduction to the original delineations ... intituled The beauties of ...

James Norris Brewer - 1801
...History of his own Times, observes, " that she was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously wicked and ravenous; foolish, but imperious ; very uneasy...King, and always carrying on intrigues with other men, whilst yet she pretended she was jealous of him." She became Countess of Castlemaine in right of her...
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Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time: With the Suppressed ..., Volume 1

Gilbert Burnet - Great Britain - 1823 - 16 pages
...mistress, by whom he had five children d. She was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously vicious and ravenous ; foolish but imperious, very uneasy...master of himself, nor capable of minding business, which, in so critical a time, required great application : but he did then so entirely trust the earl...
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Diary of Thomas Burton, Esq., Member in the Parliaments of Oliver ..., Volume 3

Thomas Burton - Great Britain - 1828
...forced to let a great deal go that he did not like." This peeress, " one of the race of the Villiers, was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously vitious...pretended she was jealous of him. His passion for her," adds Bishop Burnet, " and her strange behaviour towards him, did so disorder him, that often he was...
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