Eleanor Gwyn (2 February 1650 – 14 November 1687; also spelled Gwynn, Gwynne) was an English stage actress and celebrity figure of the Restoration period.
Nell Gwyn (o Gwynn o Gwynne), nacida Eleanor, (2 de febrero de 1650-14 de noviembre de 1687), fue una de las primeras actrices inglesas que obtuvo reconocimiento público, y fue amante durante muchos años del rey Carlos II. Samuel Pepys la llamó pretty, witty Nell («bella e ingeniosa Nell»).
10 de nov. de 2023 · Nell Gwyn, (born Feb. 2, 1650, London, Eng.—died Nov. 14, 1687, London), English actress and mistress of Charles II, whose frank recklessness, generosity, invariable good temper, ready wit, infectious high spirits, and amazing indiscretions appealed irresistibly to a generation that welcomed in her the living antithesis of Puritanism.
6 de mar. de 2021 · Nell Gywn: the orange girl who became a king's mistress in Restoration England. From penniless orange seller to wealthy mistress of Charles II, Nell Gwyn’s wit and charm endeared her as a darling of society and a symbol of a more fun-loving and lavish England. Hers is story of rags to riches and back again...
22 de nov. de 2023 · Nell survived Charles by only two years and was only in her thirties when she died. She became a legend, the only royal mistress in English history to provoke popular affection. “She would not”, she told a hopeful suitor in her colourful language that was part of her charm, “lay a dog where a deer laid”!
Mistress Nell Gwyn is the title of the New York edition of an historical novel by the British writer Marjorie Bowen. The book was also published in London with the title Nell Gwyn: A Decoration.  The book was first published in 1926.
(1651?-1687), Actress; mistress of Charles II Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn Sitter associated with 31 portraits Eleanor Gywn, or 'Pretty witty Nell', as Pepys called her, came to London as an orange-seller, and rose to become one of the leading comic actresses of the day, and mistress to the King, Charles II.