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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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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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Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time, Volume 1

Gilbert Burnet - Great Britain - 1833
...mistress, by whom he had five children e. 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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Memoirs of the Court of England During the Reign of the Stuarts ..., Volume 4

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1840
...The Duchess of Cleveland," says Burnet, " 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, as regards the nature of their intercourse,...
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Windsor Castle, and Its Environs

Leitch Ritchie - Windsor castle - 1840 - 260 pages
...neglected queen. " She was," says Bishop Burnet, " a woman of great beauty, but most enormously vicious and ravenous ; foolish, but imperious ; very uneasy...him : his passion for her, and her strange behaviour to him, did so disorder him, that often he was not master of himself, nor capable of minding business,...
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The Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the ..., Volume 2

William Goodman - Great Britain - 1844
...to her natural sons. Burnet says : " She was a womafi of great beauty, but most enormously vicious and ravenous, foolish, but imperious, very uneasy...him. His passion for her, and her strange behaviour toward him, did so disorder him, that often he was not master of himself, nor capable of minding business."...
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The Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the ..., Volume 2

William Goodman - Great Britain - 1845
...to her natural sons. Burnet says : " She was a womail of great beauty, but most enormously vicious and ravenous, foolish, but imperious, very uneasy...him. His passion for her, and her strange behaviour toward him, did so disorder him, that often he was not master of himself, nor capable of minding business."...
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Memoirs of the Court of Charles the Second

Anthony Hamilton (Count), Charles II (King of England), Thomas Blount, Walter Scott - Electronic books - 1846 - 546 pages
...in her 69th year. Bishop Burnet says, " 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." — Burneti Own Timet, vol. ip 129. [The...
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Memoirs of the Court of Charles the Second

Anthony Hamilton (Count), Charles II (King of England), Thomas Blount, Walter Scott - Electronic books - 1846 - 546 pages
...in her 69th year. Bishop Burnet says, " she was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously vicious and ravenous ; foolish, but imperious ; very uneasy...strange behaviour towards him, did so disorder him, thnt often he was not master of himself, nor capable of minding business, which, in so critical a time,...
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The Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the Stuarts ...

William Goodman - Great Britain - 1847
...She was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously vicious and ravenous, foolish, but imped- , OUH, very uneasy to the king, and always carrying on intrigues...him. His passion for her, and her strange behaviour toward him, did so disorder him, that often he was not master of himself, nor capable of minding business."...
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The Stowe Catalogue: Priced and Annotated

Richard Plantagenet Temple Nugent Brydges Chandos Grenville Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, Henry Rumsey Forster - Art - 1848 - 310 pages
...Burnet says," »he was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously vicious and ravenous; ioolish, but imperious; very uneasy to the King, and always...master of himself, nor capable of minding business, which, in so critical a time, required great application." 356 Prince Henry, in half armour — whole...
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