Nell Gwynne


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Noun1.Nell Gwynne - English comedienne and mistress of Charles II (1650-1687)Nell Gwynne - English comedienne and mistress of Charles II (1650-1687)
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Oxford and Drury Lane itself dispute the dignity of giving birth to Nell Gwynne with Hereford, where a mean house is still pointed out as the first home of this mother of a line of dukes, whose great-grandson was to occupy the neighbouring palace as Bishop of Hereford for forty years.
It follows the story of the rise to fame of Nell Gwynne and is told with wit and charm - and some cracking songs.
Similarly, the Nell Gwynne English Pub in the Marina Byblos hotel said they would be closed.
After a break in 1974, they returned in 1975 with a show which featured a comedy version of Nell Gwynne starring Diana Rigg in the title role and Gordon Jackson parodying his own character from Upstairs, Downstairs.
Some say his last words to his brother James were: "Don't let poor Nellie starve" - a reference to his favourite mistress, Nell Gwynne.
A trio of orange sellers dressed as Nell Gwynne, mingled with stall holders and shoppers, handing out their wares and making sure everybody knew about Stockton's annual market fair in August 1988.
The project's backers aim to create a 'stylish, classical and quirky' scheme that resurrects both the history and former glory of the building, which includes the Nell Gwynne tavern that has stood on the site for more than 350 years.
Some say his last words to his brother, James, were: "Don't let poor Nellie starve" - a reference to his favourite mistress Nell Gwynne.
Some say his last words to his brother James were: "Don't let poor Nellie starve," - a reference to his favourite mistress Nell Gwynne.
Nell Gwynne, et al Kelly Hutchinson King Charles, et al Andy Paris Aphra Behn Maggie Sift
Infallible storms away to win the Nell Gwynne Stakes.
On the days he managed to keep his hands off Nell Gwynne and her oranges, the king was fond of the equally breathless action that still takes place on the July course.