Nell Gwyn

Nell Gwyn

Royal mistress (1650-1687)
Eleanor Gwyn was a celebrity figure of the Restoration period. Praised by Samuel Pepys for her comic performances as one of the first actresses on the English stage, she became best known for being a long-time mistress of King Charles II of England and Scotland.Wikipedia
BornFebruary 2, 1650
HometownHereford, England
PartnerCharles II of England
ChildrenCharles Beauclerk, 1st Duke of St Albans , James Beauclerk
ParentsEllen Gwyn , Thos Guine
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REVIEW: Wallingford's Nell Gwynn was funny, cheeky and worth the watch

  • AS well as leaving the theatre with the pivotal song stuck in my head, much to the delight of my friend who had to listen to me sing it on the car ride home, I was left with one burning question…who was the actor playing Charles Hart that STOLE the show?