Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland, Countess of Castlemaine (née Barbara Villiers / ˈ v ɪ l ər z / VIL-ərz; 27 November [O.S. 17 November] 1640 – 9 October 1709), was an English royal mistress of the Villiers family and perhaps the most notorious of the many mistresses of King Charles II of England, by whom she had five ...
Barbara Villiers (* noviembre de 1641 -† 9 de octubre de 1709 ), primera duquesa de Cleveland y amante del rey Carlos II de Inglaterra, más conocida por su título de condesa de Castlemaine . Infancia Hija única del noble caballero Williams Villiers (2º Vizconde de Grandison) y de la noble dama Mary Bayning.
15 de jul. de 2011 · Bárbara Villiers nació en Inglaterra el 27 de noviembre de 1640. La única hija del vizconde de Grandison, William Villiers, y Mary Bayning, estaba destinada a tener un futuro prometedor. Pero era aun un bebé cuando su padre murió en una de las batallas en defensa del malogrado rey Carlos I. La súbita desaparición del vizconde ...
5 de oct. de 2023 · Barbara Villiers, Duchess of Cleveland, a favourite mistress of the English king Charles II; she bore several of his illegitimate children. According to the diarist Samuel Pepys, she was a woman of exceptional beauty, but others commented on her crude mannerisms. She was the daughter of William.
Barbara Villiers, Duchess of Cleveland († 1709), daughter of William Villiers, 2nd Viscount Grandison, married in 1659, against his family's wishes, Roger Palmer, 1st Earl of Castlemaine. Elizabeth Villiers († 1733), daughter of Sir Edward Villiers († 1689), married in 1695 George Hamilton, 1st Earl of Orkney.
27 de nov. de 2019 · Posted 27 Nov 2019, by Chloe Esslemont. Known alternately as 'the uncrowned queen' of Great Britain, or – as famous diarist John Evelyn termed her – 'the curse of the nation', Barbara Villiers remains one of the most divisive and fascinating women of the Restoration. Barbara Villiers (1640–1709), Duchess of Cleveland.
15 de nov. de 2023 · Barbara Villiers was born in 1640 into a Royalist family, her father having fought and died for Charles I, leaving the family impoverished. Following the execution of the King, the Villiers remained loyal to the exiled, penniless Stuart heir, the Prince of Wales.