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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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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
...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...towards him, did so disorder him, that often he was not mustur of himself, nur capable of minding business, which, in so critical a time, required great application."...
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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 - 130 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...for her, and her strange behaviour towards him, did БО disorder him, that often he was not master of himself, nor capable of minding business, which,...
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Windsor Castle, and Its Environs

Leitch Ritchie - 1848 - 312 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 Stowe Catalogue: Priced and Annotated

Richard Plantagenet Temple Nugent Brydges Chandos Grenville Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, Henry Rumsey Forster - Art - 1848 - 310 pages
...in her 69th year. Bishop Buruet says," she was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously vicious and ravenous ; foolish, but imperious ; very uneasy...pretended she was jealous of him. His passion for her, and hsr strange behaviour towards him, did so disorder him, that often hewas not master of himself, nor...
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Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time: From the Restoration of ..., Volume 1

Gilbert Burnet - Electronic books - 1850 - 949 pages
...mistress, by whom he had five children. She was a woman of great beauty, butmost 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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The Cabinet History of England, Civil, Military and Ecclesiastical ..., Volume 7

Charles MacFarlane - Great Britain - 1851
...government of the nation. They beauty, but most enormously vicious and ravenous ; foolish, but imperious j very uneasy to the king ; and always ^carrying on...master of himself, nor capable of minding business." This account is more than borne out by a variety of authorities. * Dalrymple. t According to Burnet,...
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Memoirs of the Court of Charles the Second

Anthony Hamilton (Count), Charles II (King of England), Thomas Blount - Great Britain - 1853 - 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." — Burnet Own Times, vol. ip 129. [The...
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Memoirs of the Court of England During the Reign of the Stuarts ..., Volume 3

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1855
...The Duchess of Cleveland," says Burnet, " was a woman of great beauty, but most enormously vicious and ravenous ; foolish but imperious, very uneasy to the King, and always carrying on intrigue • with other men, while yet she pretended she was jealous of him. His passion for her, and...
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Personal Memoirs of Charles the Second: With Sketches of His Court ..., Volume 2

John William Clayton - Great Britain - 1859
...few, but vigorous touches : " She was a woman of great beauty," he says, " but most enormously vicious and ravenous ; foolish but imperious ; very uneasy...master of himself, nor capable of minding business." From the moment of his Restoration, the King had been advised by his friends to select a fitting consort,'...
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The Great Governing Families of England, Volume 1

John Langton Sanford, Meredith White Townsend - Reference - 1865
...1709, of dropsy. Burnet says of her : " 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 in* Vide anted, under " the Stanhopes." trigues with other men, while yet she pretended she was jealous...
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