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Sir Peter Lely - Portrait of Her Majesty, Princess Catherine of Portugal Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland, and later Regent of Portugal. Daughter of John IV of Portugal, Consort to King Charles II. She popularized tea drinking in England. Charles Ii Of England, Queen Of England, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Adele, Catherine Of Braganza, House Of Stuart, 17th Century Fashion, 14th Century

The Stuarts

The Stuarts; A blog dedicated to the Stuart Kings and Queens of Britain, and the world they lived in. The House of Stuart (previously spelt Stewart) is a European royal house. Founded by Robert II of Scotland, the Stewarts first became monarchs of the Kingdom of Scotland during the late 14th century, and subsequently held the position of the Kings of Great Britain and Ireland. After the Stewarts gained control of all of Great Britain, the arts and sciences continued to develop; many of…

Sir Anthony van Dyck, James Stuart Duke of Richmond and Lennox Anthony Van Dyck, Sir Anthony, Greyhound Kunst, James Stuart, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Renaissance Art, Old Master, Dog Art, Oeuvre D'art

Anthony van Dyck | James Stuart (1612–1655), Duke of Richmond and Lennox | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Artist: Anthony van Dyck (Flemish, Antwerp 1599–1641 London). Date: ca. 1633–35. Medium: Oil on canvas. Dimensions: 85 x 50 1/4 in. (215.9 x 127.6 cm). ...

James Scott Duke of Monmouth, in Garter Robes Son of Charles II and Lucy Walter by Peter Lely (after) European History, British History, Adele, Mode Baroque, Margaret Tudor, House Of Stuart, 17th Century Fashion, Order Of The Garter, Renaissance

James Scott (1649–1685), Duke of Monmouth, in Garter Robes | Art UK

Discover artworks, explore venues and meet artists. Art UK is the online home for every public collection in the UK. Featuring over 200,000 oil paintings by some 38,000 artists.

Mary "Moll" Davis (also Davies or ca. 1648 – was a seventeenth-century entertainer and courtesan, singer, and actress who became one of the many mistresses of King Charles II of England. Mary Davis by Sir Peter Lely. Queen Mary Ii, Queen Anne, Adele, Gabrielle D'estrées, Agnes Sorel, Stuart Dynasty, Charles Ii Of England, House Of Stuart, Uk History

Moll Davis

Mary "Moll" Davis (ca. 1648 – 1708) was a seventeenth-century entertainer and courtesan, singer and actress who became one of the many mistresses of King Charles II of England.

The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London was opened on Built by Thomas Killigrew under a charter granted by Charles II Tours Of England, London England, Rule Britannia, London Theatre, Travel Log, London Places, Cornwall England, England And Scotland, World Cities

Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Buy your tickets and see show schedules for Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London from London Theatreland. Upcoming events include - Disney's Frozen: The Musical.

Charles Beauclerk, Duke of St Albans, KG May 1670 – 10 May was an illegitimate son of King Charles II of England by his mistress Nell Gwynne. Charles Ii Of England, Queen Of England, Adele, Stuart Dynasty, House Of Stuart, Mary Queen Of Scots, St Albans, Oil Painting Reproductions, British History

Charles Beauclerk, 1st Duke of St Albans - Wikipedia

THE SEEDS OF CHARLES II AND NELL GWYNNE ~ The child of love, Charles Beauclerk, 1st Duke of St Albans, has got love and recognition, became an outstanding courtier, married the only and beautiful daughter of the last Earl of Oxford, and got 12 children, became the Knight of the Garter, and was buried in Westminster Abbey. Interesting, that he, his eldest son and his eldest grandson died around 55 as Charles II did. The seeds of Charles Beauclerk still live in The U.K. Nell blessed them!

Margaret Hughes ~ Sir Peter Lely ~ Mistress of Prince Rupert of the Rhine. Restoration actress in both the Kings and Duke's companies. Potrait Painting, Stage Beauty, England, Portraits, 17th Century, Mistress, The Past, History, Women

Margaret Hughes - Wikipedia

Margret Hughes(1645-1719). The first woman to 'legally' appear on the stage in England, played 'Desdemona' in a production in 1660.

1687 Frances Teresa Stuart, Duchess of Richmond and Lennox by Willem Wissing and Jan van der Vaart (National Portrait Gallery - London, UK). filled in shadows about Jeanne Lanvin, Gabrielle D'estrées, Agnes Sorel, House Of Stuart, 17th Century Fashion, Classic Paintings, Art Paintings, National Portrait Gallery, Glamour

Frances Teresa Stuart, Duchess of Richmond and Lennox by William Wissing, and Jan van der Vaart oil on canvas, 1687

The grave of Aphra Behn in the East Cloister of Westminister Abbey. “All women together ought to let flowers fall upon the tomb of Aphra Behn, for it was she who earned them the right to speak their minds. Most Famous Poems, Famous Poets, Veronica, London History, The Cloisters, Writing Strategies, Mystery Of History, Virginia Woolf, Westminster Abbey

Aphra Behn Westminster Abbey

Find out where famous poets are buried,browse our glossary of poetic terms and join our Poetry Forum and receive friendly, constructive feedback from other poets.

Aphra Behn was the first professional woman writer in English. After John Dryden, she was the most prolific dramatist of the Restoration, but it is for her pioneering work in prose narrative that she achieved her place in literary history. Writers And Poets, Writers Write, English Restoration, John Dryden, Tower Of London, Playwright, Professional Women, Women In History, 17th Century

Aphra Behn

Aphra Behn 1640-1689 Aphra Behn was the first professional woman writer in English. After John Dryden, she was the most prolific dramatist of the Restoration, but it is for her pioneering work in prose narrative that she achieved her place in literary history.