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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 36
by William Harris - 1814
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Supplement to the Bibliotheca Spenceriana: Or, A Descriptive Catalogue of ...

Earl George John Spencer Spencer, Thomas Frognall Dibdin - Electronic books - 1822 - 322 pages
...several children. ' She was,' says Bishop Burnet, ' a woman of great beauty, but most enormously vicious and ravenous; foolish but imperious; very uneasy to...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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History of His Own Time: With the Suppressed Passages of the First ..., Volume 1

Gilbert Burnet - Great Britain - 1823
...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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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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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, Volume 6

Liberalism (Religion) - 1811
...Burnett, " a woman of great beauty, but most enormously vicious and ravenous ; foolish, but impe. rious ; very uneasy to the king, and always carrying on intrigues with other men, while yet she pretended to be jealous of him." OT Fol. i. 94. The first Duke of Grafton, how. ever, appears to have acted in...
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Historical Sketches of Charles the First, Cromwell, Charles the Second, and ...

William Dorset Fellowes - History - 1828 - 432 pages
...between them. — 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.' * She was daughter of William Villiers, Viscount...
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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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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 Villiere, 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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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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