Definition of Eleanor gwynn
1. Noun. English comedienne and mistress of Charles II (1650-1687).
Generic synonyms: Comedienne
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Literary usage of Eleanor gwynn
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1. A Biographical History of England: from Egbert the Great to the Revolution by James Granger (1824)
"eleanor gwynn, with a lamb; in an oval; P. Lely; J. Ogborne. ... eleanor gwynn, better known by the familiar name of Nell, was, at her first setting out in ..."
2. Valentine Green by Alfred Whitman (1902)
"Mr" eleanor gwynn. Published Novr 17th 1777 by W Shropshire, ... eleanor gwynn. From an Original Picture in the Collectn of the late Duke of Buckingham. ..."
3. The English Illustrated Magazine (1886)
"... son of Mrs. eleanor gwynn, Baron of Headington and Earl of Burford, should be made ready. This creation passed the great seal on December 27th, 1676. ..."
4. The Literary Museum; Or, Ancient and Modern Repository: Comprising Scarce by Francis Godolphin Waldron, George Gascoigne, Giovanni Boccaccio, Edmund Spenser, Henry Peacham, Ben Jonson, John Downes, Mary Astell (1792)
"Madam ELEANORA GWYNN, Madam eleanor gwynn? Madam ELLEN GWYNN,, Madam ELLEN GWIN, Mrs. ELLEN GWYNN, In which various manners fhe is ..."
5. Memoirs of the Court of England During the Reign of the Stuarts: Including by John Heneage Jesse (1855)
"Nell, or rather eleanor gwynn, was born about the year 1650. She is said to have been of Welsh extraction, and Hereford, Oxford, and the Coal Yard, ..."