, After seeing the play for the third time, Pepys writes, "It is impossible to have Florimel’s part, which is the most comical that ever was made for woman, ever done better than it is by Nelly. Her noble descendant Beauclerk pieces together circumstantial evidence to favour an Oxford birth. Kurz darauf waren beide in The Gay Monsieur und The Chances zu sehen. She was buried on 30 July 1679, in her 56th year, at St Martin in the Fields. Pepys reports the news on 13 July: "[Mr. Pierce tells us] Lord Buckhurst hath got Nell away from the King's house, lies with her, and gives her £100 a year, so she hath sent her parts to the house, and will act no more. Her sister, Rose doesn’t believe she should do it, but Nell decides to pursue the opportunity. Einen Tag nach ihrem Tode arrangierte Nell eine großzügige Beerdigung für ihre Mutter, die sie zeit ihres Lebens finanziell unterstützt hatte. 'Tis our joint cause; I know you in your hearts In May, a second stroke left her confined to the bed in her Pall Mall house; she made out her will on 9 July and a codicil on 18 October with her executors, Laurence Hyde (the Earl of Rochester), Thomas Earl of Pembroke, Sir Robert Sawyer the Attorney General, and Henry Sidney each receiving £100. Edward J. Davies, "Nell Gwyn and 'Dr Gwyn of Ch. Verifizierter Kauf. My Pepys also mentions Nell as living on Drury Lane.I was in the Nell Gwyn Pub Friday just off the Strand, nice Ales. Earl of Pembroke wurde, soll sein Schwert gezogen haben, um den Angreifer zu töten. They mostly contained newspaper clipppings, copies of portraits, and anything remotely related to Nell Gwynn -- for instance 1920's cigarette cards or ads depicting her as a flapper orange wench! Genau vor dem Haus ließ sie die Peitsche knallen und schrie laut „Whores to market“ (Huren feilzubieten). The former prostitute Nell Gwynn rose from orange seller to the star of the stage and mistress of Charles II. "Od's fish!" Dazu übermittelte sie auch Nachrichten zwischen den Zuschauern und den Schauspielerinnen und soll sich später auch als Vermittlerin bzw. ) Duncan provided Gwyn with rooms at a tavern in Maypole Alley, and the satires also say he was involved in securing Nell a job at the theatre being built nearby. Consider joining us for a special performance of Nell Gwynn to enhance your theater-going experience. Strengthened with all the virtues France or th' Rhine, England and Spain could infuse from wine. Ebenso durfte sie weder am Trauergottesdienst, noch an seiner Beerdigung teilnehmen. Andere behaupten, er sei als Royalist nach einem Kampf verhaftet und zu einer Gefängnisstrafe verurteilt worden. In response, Charles created him Earl of Burford. He tells her off for her audacity, but sees her potential and offers to teach her the rudiments of acting. By Jessica Swale May 29-June 8, 2019 Tuesday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday at 2:30 p.m. “They’ve disgraced our trade. Old Madam Gwyn was by most accounts an alcoholic whose business was running a bawdy house (or brothel). Als im Juni 1681 ihr jüngster Sohn in Paris starb, war Nell sehr verzweifelt und beschuldigte sich selbst, an seinem Tod Schuld zu sein. Possibly, Nell Gwyn's father had served in the same company, and Gwyn's part—the company whore—was based on her own mother. , Late in 1667, George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham took on the role of unofficial manager for Gwyn's love affairs. The attraction had another dynamic: the theatres sometimes had a hard time holding onto their actresses, as they were swept up to become the kept mistresses of the aristocracy. Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn. The author of her 1752 biography relates a conversation (more than likely fabricated) between Nell and Charles II in which he, feeling at a loss, said, "O, Nell! Nell and her oranges. Fix in Music Library Close 1: Nell Gwynn's Oranges £0.99: Sold by Amazon Digital UK Limited. And, through her drawers the powerful charm descry'd. Als der Sohn von Louise, Charles Lennox, 1675 zum Herzog von Richmond ernannt wurde, regte sich doch etwas in Nell. Pepys berichtet über diese Beziehung folgendermaßen: Die Beziehung beider hielt kaum einen Monat. Although Nell never lived at the site on Sloane Avenue, … London's Own Cinderella: The Story Of Nell Gwynn | Londonist Nell ,who knew how to mimic every thing ridiculous about the court, presently ingratiated herself with her merry sovereign, and retained a considerable place in his affection to the time of his death.—She continued to hang on her cloaths with her usual negligence when she was the king's mistress: but whatever she did became her. Oranges Aren’t My Main Squeeze. Mention Nell Gwynn and most people think of Oranges! Put 4 or 5 segments of orange down the centre of each breast. Als Charles sie zurechtwies, das Kind nicht mit der Bezeichnung „Bastard“ zu beleidigen, antwortete Nell: 1676 wurden ihrem Erstgeborenen die Titel Baron Headington, Earl of Burford und Herzog von St. Albans verliehen. Gwyn is said to have complained that "she had always conveyed free under the Crown, and always would; and would not accept [the house] till it was conveyed free to her by an Act of Parliament." Nell'. Called ‘Pretty, Witty Nell’, her story echoing the rags-to-royalty tale of Cinderella. Her balance at Child's Bank was reported to be well over four figures, and she possessed almost 15,000 ounces of plate. Directed by Herbert Wilcox. Her descendant and biographer Charles Beauclerk calls this conjecture, based solely on what is known of her later life. Nell hatte schnell Erfolg, und John Dryden widmete ihr vier weitere Stücke, in denen sie die Hauptrollen spielte: The Wild Gallant (1663), The Rival Ladies (1664), The Indian Emperor (1665) und Tyrannic Love (1669). Nell wagte es nie, sich in die persönlichen oder politischen Themen ihres Liebhabers einzumischen, wie das Louise und Barbara taten. To make spiced orange syrup: 2 oranges (zest and juice), 1 grapefruit (zest and half juice), 4 lemons (zest and juice), 4 cinnamon sticks, 8 cardamom pods, 10 juniper berries (optional), handful of cloves, 3 whole star anise, 400g brown sugar, 50g honey, 600ml water. Januar 1668 in sein Tagebuch: The King did send several times for Nelly, and she was with him (Der König schickte einige Male nach Nelly und sie war bei ihm.). In the cast list of Aphra Behn's The Rover (produced at Dorset Garden in March 1677) the part of Angelica Bianca, "a famous Curtezan" is played by a Mrs Gwin. Photo by Brittany Diliberto, Bee Two Sweet … With Gracie Fields, John Loder, Ivor Barnard, Allan Aynesworth. They soon become close, the King preferring her feisty irreverent company to that of the aristocratic French Duchess of Portsmouth. Der englische Dramatiker Sir George Etherege schrieb über Nells Mutter folgenden Zweizeiler: In der Drury Lane, wie auch in der Coal Yard Alley oder in Long Acre, standen zu dieser Zeit fast ausschließlich Bordelle und Pubs, zur damaligen Zeit auch bawdy-house (obszönes Haus) genannt, so dass zeitgenössischen Quellen diese Gegend als „Zentrum der Prostitution“ bezeichneten. June 1668 found her in Dryden's An Evening's Love, or The Mock Astrologer, and in July she played in Lacy's The Old Troop, a farce about a company of Cavalier soldiers during the English Civil War, based on Lacy's own experiences. , Stimmen der Zeitgenossen: Legende und Mythos, George Buckingham, 2. Nell Gwyn war im englischen Volk weiterhin sehr beliebt und wurde bei einem Angriff gegen sie in einem Theater vom Publikum offen verteidigt. While on the job, Nell quickly became the mistress of the theater’s leading man, Charles Hart. It was a great success: King Charles "graced it with the Title of His Play" and Pepys' praise was effusive: ... to the King's house to see 'The Maiden Queen', a new play of Dryden's, mightily commended for the regularity of it, and the strain and wit; and the truth is, there is a comical part done by Nell, which is Florimell, that I never can hope ever to see the like done again, by man or woman. And what a triumph it is! Nell Gwynn – as brash and bawdy as a play could be – has arrived on Capitol Hill. Whether this activity rose to the level of pimping may be a matter of semantics..  She experimented with cross-dressing between 1663 and 1667 going under the name "William Nell" and adopting a false beard; her observations informed a most successful and hilarious character interpretation acting as a man on the stage in March 1667. The obscurity surrounding Nell's date of birth parallels numerous other obscurities that run through the course of her entire life. , The Great Plague of London shut down the Bridges Street theatre, along with most of the city, from mid-1665 until late 1666. Folger Theatre gratefully acknowledges the kind support of our sponsors. (Beauclerk, p. In 1664, Nell became an orange-girl at the Drury Lane Theatre. Sydney Premiere “They’ve disgraced our trade. Bagwell has left me questioning details and wanting more, which must be the job of a good historical fiction author. Sie wird anhand des Schicksals ihrer Schwester, die inzwischen eine bekannte Prostituierte war, einen Wegelagerer geheiratet hatte und wegen Hehlerei in Haft saß, geahnt haben, dass sie sich den reicheren Herren in den Logen am vorteilhaftesten und eindrücklichsten präsentieren konnte, indem sie auf der Bühne stand. Februar 1650 oder 1651 wahrscheinlich in Hereford oder London; † 14. The current building was built in 1863 and later became the headquarters for the army in WWII. The spelling of 'Gwin' does not refer to Nell Gwyn, but to Mrs. Anne Quin. Derek Parker vermutet eine starke charakterliche Ähnlichkeit zwischen Charles II. englische Schauspielerin und Mätresse des englischen Königs Karl II. she exclaimed, in an imitation of the King's manner of speaking, "but this is the poorest company I ever was in! King Charles II has exploded onto the scene with a love of all things loud, extravagant and sexy. I made it! Nell Gwynn is a madcap comedy full of restoration humour and theatrical bravado, but with a careful eye on the complexities of life as a Restoration woman. The actress Elinor Gwynn, known as Nell, is thought to have stayed here for a short time in 1670. Gwyn returned to the stage again in late 1670, something Beauclerk calls an "extraordinary thing to do" for a mistress with a royal child. Eleanor Gwynn, better known by the familiar name of Nell, was, at her first setting out in the world, a plebeian of the lowest rank, and sold oranges in the playhouse. Your Amazon Music account is currently associated with a different marketplace. Among his famous dying words were his request to his brother James II "please don't let poor Nelly starve". Considering a large part of the play is set in the playhouse of the … He saw her roll the stage from side to side to which Nell responded, "Oh, exactly the same relation that the French Prince was to Mademoiselle de Kérouaille. Ihr Biograf Derek Parker schreibt, dass Nell keine Lust gehabt hätte, sich wie eine Lady zu benehmen, die sie nicht war, und dass sie sich lieber in ihrem eigenen Haus mit dem König in weit ungezwungenerer Atmosphäre traf. " A few weeks later, James was given "the title of Lord Beauclerc, with the place and precedence of the eldest son of an earl.". 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. Nell Gwyn wurde für ihre „Dienste für den König“ nie geadelt oder mit Vermögen und Schmuck überhäuft, wie Barbara Villiers oder Louise de Kérouaille. Madam Gwyn is sometimes said to have had the maiden surname Smith. The feisty Nell takes on a male heckler and demolishes him with her ‘street-wit’, to the gratitude of the besieged players. In March 1687, Gwyn suffered a stroke that left her paralysed on one side. Sie kehrte trotz vieler Angebote nie zum Theater zurück. On 26 August, Pepys learns from Moll Davis that, 'Nell is already left by my Lord Buckhurst, and that he makes sport of her, and swears she hath had all she could get of him; and Hart, her great admirer, now hates her; and that she is very poor, and hath lost my Lady Castlemayne, who was her great friend also but she is come to the House, but is neglected by them all'. Buckingham had an alternative plan, which was to set the King up with Moll Davis, an actress with the rival Duke's Company. And the dialogue was too bawdy for the censors. Cover with the 'fillet', and … wurde, führte Nell keinerlei Eifersuchtsszenen auf. This one however, isn't English, but from a broken down mittleEuropean duchy with a lonely castle amidst an Alpine-like landscape. She starred in several Restoration comedies written by playwrights such as John Dryden.This … Sie benutzte diese Bezeichnung oft und gerne, auch, um zu verdeutlichen, dass ihr Standesunterschiede unwichtig waren. Nell Gwynn might be a fascinating character with a cracking life story – but Mbatha-Raw was also rather taken with the woman writing it. Putting her head out of the coach window, "Good people", she said, smiling, "you are mistaken; I am the Protestant whore.". Charles was created Earl of Burford and later Duke of St. Albans. Wann die beiden einander kennenlernten, ist nicht bekannt. John Dryden soll Nells Schlagfertigkeit und ihr Talent für leichte, komödiantische Rollen schnell erkannt haben. In compliance with one of Gwyn's final requests, Thomas Tenison, the Archbishop of Canterbury, preached a sermon on 17 December from the text of Luke 15:7 "Just so, I tell you, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance. They are available only in January and February, so if you are using sweet oranges, add a squeeze of lemon juice to ensure a tangy flavour. But there was nothing simple about Nell Gwyn’s tastes after she won her place in the affections of King Charles II as a teenager in 1668. Ihre beiden Söhne waren bisher nicht mit Titeln und Ländereien versorgt, anders als die anderen illegitimen Kinder des Königs. According to the London Encyclopedia (Macmillan, 1983) she "entertained Charles II here with little concerts and breakfasts". November 1687 in London als Eleanour [auch: Ellen Gwyn, Gwynn, Gwin, Gwynne]) war eine Schauspielerin und die im englischen Volk beliebteste der vielen Mätressen des englischen Königs Charles II.  Pepys reports that by 22 August 1667, Nell had returned to the King's Playhouse in The Indian Emperour.  Folgende Aussage über ein bawdy-house soll von Nell selbst stammen: Ihr Biograf Derek Parker hält es für wahrscheinlich, dass sie durch den Neubau des King’s Theatre wusste, dass die Edelleute des Hofes die Schauspielerinnen nicht nur aus Interesse an ihrem darstellerischen Talent besuchten. Herzog von Buckingham begann, ihm neue Damen zuzuführen, um seine Cousine und Langzeit-Mätresse Barbara Villiers zu entmachten, waren neben Nell auch ihre Schauspielkolleginnen Mall Davis und Jane Roberts Kandidatinnen, mit denen sich der König gerne verabredete. King Charles II had a considerable number of mistresses through his life, both short affairs and committed arrangements. Nell’s first stage appearance was December 1665 and she quickly became a leading comedienne of the King’s company. Nell’s job was to sell oranges (a popular snack) to the crowd during performances, a job that generally required the wit and forwardness to banter with potential customers to entice sales. Rezension aus dem Vereinigten Königreich vom 14. Eleanor Gwyn (2 February 1650 – 14 November 1687; also spelled Gwynn, Gwynne) was a prolific celebrity figure of the Restoration period. Sie hatte ihn für ein Jahr in Begleitung seines Erziehers nach Paris zur Erziehung und Ausbildung geschickt. The orange’s oscillation between aristocratic icon and emblem of unruly female sexuality was embodied in the … Mary Meggs, a former prostitute nicknamed "Orange Moll" and a friend of Madam Gwyn's, had been granted the licence to "vend, utter and sell oranges, lemons, fruit, sweetmeats and all manner of fruiterers and confectioners wares," within the theatre. It would be her main residence for the rest of her life. Daily entries from the 17th century London diary. For example, The Bodleian Manuscript of The Siege of Urbin has the part of Pedro (Melina- a maid servant in breeches) played by a 'Mrs. And what a triumph it is! Nature seems to have qualified her for the theatre. Zwischen September 1668 und dem Frühling 1669 verbrachten Charles und Nell sehr viel Zeit miteinander.  The fact that "Gwyn" is a name of Welsh origin might support Hereford, as its county is on the border with Wales; The Dictionary of National Biography notes a traditional belief that she was born there in Pipe Well Lane, renamed to Gwynne Street in the 19th century. Zealous and passionate, she seems seems destined for life as a missionary, but … When the King protested against her calling Charles that, she replied, "Your Majesty has given me no other name by which to call him." Her return was in Dryden's The Conquest of Granada, a two-part epic produced in December 1670 and January 1671. 9. Gwyn nicknamed Louise "Squintabella" for her looks and the "Weeping Willow" for her tendencies to sob. As such, much of this information is founded on hearsay, gossip, and rumour, and must therefore be handled with caution. Im Juli 1679 meldete die englische Zeitung The Domestic Intelligence den Tod von Nells Mutter Rose. In der Zwischenzeit hatte sie ein großes und komfortables Haus in dem damals sehr beliebten Vorort Lincoln’s Inn Fields in London bezogen.  However, administration records show that Edmund Gwyn died unmarried. Shortly afterwards, the King granted to Nell and their son a house, which was renamed Burford House, on the edge of the Home Park in Windsor. Nell Gwyn (* 2. She broke up the fight, saying, "I am a whore. ", Having previously been the mistress of Charles Hart and Charles Sackville, Gwyn jokingly called the King "her Charles the Third". A rare mention of her upbringing from the source herself might be seen to contradict the idea: A 1667 entry in Samuel Pepys' diary records, second-hand, that, Here Mrs. Pierce tells me [...] that Nelly and Beck Marshall, falling out the other day, the latter called the other my Lord Buckhurst's whore. But in a time when women are second-class citizens, can Nell’s charm and fearless spirit protect her from the dangers of the court? 1687.---A Biographical History of England. Another is that Nell grabbed young Charles and hung him out of a window of Lauderdale House in Highgate, where she briefly resided, and threatened to drop him unless he was granted a peerage. '", Quoted in Beauclerk, p. 78 from the epilogue to Robert Howard's, According to Dryden's preface to the first printed edition, 1668. Nell Gwyn: Mistress to a King: Amazon.de: Beauclerk, Charles: Fremdsprachige Bücher Wählen Sie Ihre Cookie-Einstellungen Wir verwenden Cookies und ähnliche Tools, um Ihr Einkaufserlebnis zu verbessern, um unsere Dienste anzubieten, um zu verstehen, wie die Kunden unsere Dienste nutzen, damit wir Verbesserungen vornehmen können, und um Werbung anzuzeigen. The Drones. A letter from Wigmore to Etherege, the day after Nell's burial, reports that Nell left 'about 1,000,000 l. stirling, a great many say more, few less'. It is possible that she herself was a child prostitute; Peter Thomson, in the Oxford Illustrated History of Theatre, says it is "probable". Um 1655 lag die Drury Lane noch in Middlesex und war umgeben von Ackerland und Brachland. Gwyn and her mother spent some of this time in Oxford, following the King and his court. Nell Gwyn was assigned arms similar to those of the Gwynnes of Llansannor. Als sie am 14. Als Charles am 6. Nell Gwyn (* 2. A premium smooth G&T. The information we have about Nell is collected from various sources, including the plays she starred in, satirical poetry and pictures, diaries, and letters. p. 336. Yet, she wasn't ambitious and merely wanted the security for herself and her sister Rose which they never felt from their drunken mother and fatherless home.  Her family's history has been published in the authoritative book: The House of Nell Gwyn (1974). The actress Elinor Gwynn, known as Nell, is thought to have stayed here for a short time in 1670. Jessica Swale’s warm-hearted, bawdy comedy tells the story of an unlikely heroine, who went from lowly orange seller to win the adoration of the public and the heart of the King. http://www.britannica.com/eb/article?tocId=9038633, http://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/England-Hist…, http://www.1911encyclopedia.org/G/GW/GWYN_NELL.htm, http://www.hereford-heritage.com/NellGwyn.html. Nell Gwynn, actress and orange seller lived in nearby Pall Mall in a house provided by the King. Orange seller Nell Gwynn (Alison Luff, center) addresses the King’s Acting Company backstage in Folger Theatre’s Nell Gwynn. Nell shows natural talent. How did people eat the oranges that Nell Gwynn sold at the theatre? Bei einer Gelegenheit, bei der sie mit James Scott, 1. Vor allem dann, wenn das Verhalten der Herzogin von Cleveland, Barbara Villiers, wieder einmal zu protzig und anmaßend wurde, machte sich Nell einen Spaß daraus, genau dieses Verhalten der Lächerlichkeit preiszugeben. The new theatres were the first in England to feature actresses; earlier, women's parts had been played by boys or men. The ghost of Nell Gwynn has been witnessed walking along the corridors of the hotel. Gwyn seemed unsatisfied with being a lessee only—in 1673 we are told in a letter of Joseph Williamson that "Madam Gwinn complains she has no house yett." Nelly, for by that Name she was universally known, came into the Theatre in the way of her Business, to sell Fruit. In her early teens, Nell Gwyn was engaged to sell oranges at the King’s Theatre. Von Samuel Pepys wurde sie wegen ihres Witzes und ihrer spitzen Zunge auch Pretty Witty Nell genannt. She acted the most spirited and fantastic parts, and spoke a prologue or epilogue with admirable address. Charles invited Nell and her escort (a Mr. Villiers, a cousin of Buckingham's) to supper, along with his brother the Duke of York. One of Charles' early acts as king was to license the formation of two acting companies and to legalise acting as a profession for women. In February 1671, Nell moved into a brick townhouse at 79 Pall Mall. Words such as 'trollop' and 'strumpet' and sexual innuendos flow freely. MARQUESS OF … This text was copied from Wikipedia on 8 January 2021 at 6:02AM. We first meet the character of Nell Gwynn (Emily Currie) selling oranges in the theatre auditorium whilst a performance is endeavouring to take place on stage. and subsequently officially created the peerage, saving his son's life. A young Nell Gwynn is selling oranges for sixpence in London’s burgeoning West End theatre scene. Februar 1650 oder 1651 wahrscheinlich in Hereford oder London ; † 14. In the next box was the King, who from accounts was more interested in flirting with Nell than watching the play. Wiederum andere sprechen von einem fahrenden Händler, mit dem sich ihre Mutter einließ.  The Oxford Dictionary of Actors therefore suggests that 'perhaps most of her wealth was in trust or not in liquid assets' which might explain why the rich girl was so poor. Nachdem James am 23. Her first recorded appearance on-stage was in March 1665, in John Dryden's heroic drama The Indian Emperour, playing Cydaria, daughter of Moctezuma and love interest to Cortez, played by her real-life lover Charles Hart. At the age of thirteen, she was hired as an orange seller at the newly-built Theatre Royal in Bridges Street, which opened on May 7, 1663. Nell Gwynn, the subject of my novel The Darling Strumpet, was born in the slums of London in the area of Covent Garden. Eleanor Gwynn, better known by the familiar name of Nell, was, at her first setting out in the world, a plebeian of the lowest rank, and sold oranges in the playhouse. The first (and most popular) is that when Charles was six years old, on the arrival of the King, Nell said, "Come here, you little bastard, and say hello to your father." She and Gwyn would prove rivals for many years to come. Da Charles II. November 1687 in London als Eleanour [auch: Ellen Gwyn, Gwynn, Gwin, Gwynne]) war eine Schauspielerin und die im englischen Volk beliebteste der vielen Mätressen des englischen Königs Charles II. I almost found The Darling Strumpet a let-down, but I think Bagwell has it right. Nell became mistress of Charles II in 1669 and her last stage performance was 1670 in the Conquest of Granada by the Spaniards. Bei einer Gelegenheit soll Louise Nell zu ihrem gesellschaftlichen Aufstieg gratuliert haben mit den Worten, sie sei so reich wie eine Königin. With Anna Neagle, Cedric Hardwicke, Jeanne De Casalis, Muriel George. 'Nell Gwynn' was suspect because she was not married to her Charles: an ahistorical scene showing a secret wedding had to be inserted. Samuel Pepys notierte am 2. She was taught her craft of performing at a school for young actors developed by Killigrew and one of the fine male actors of the time, Charles Hart, and learned dancing from another, John Lacy; both were rumoured by satirists of the time to be her lovers, but if she had such a relationship with Lacy (Beauclerk thinks it unlikely), it was kept much more discreet than her well-known affair with Hart. Rose war zum Ende ihres Lebens eine stadtbekannte Alkoholikerin. When they inspect the room for oranges or oranges peels, none are found. The orange-girls would also serve as messengers between men in the audience and actresses backstage; they received monetary tips for this role and some of these messages would end in sexual assignations. http://www.pseudopodium.org/repress/grammont/note…, http://www.revilo-oliver.com/Kevin-Strom-personal…, Nell Gwyn Wikipedia article with Peter Lely portrait image, Nell Gwyn for Kids (attesting to her popularity), http://www.berkshirehistory.com/kids/ngwynne.html. If her good looks, strong clear voice, and lively wit were responsible for catching the eye of Killigrew, she still had to prove herself clever enough to succeed as an actress.  The use of 'Mrs' would imply that Gwyn was more likely born in 1642 than 1650 as it indicates an actress over the age of 21 (not her marital status) for which certain roles would be more suitable. Dass die Idee für die Gründung eines Krankenhauses für ehemalige Armeeangehörige von Nell stammen soll, ist nicht belegt, wird ihr aber in vielen Texten und Biografien zugeschrieben. In addition to the properties mentioned above, Nell had a summer residence on the site of what is now 61–63 King's Cross Road, London, which enjoyed later popularity as the Bagnigge Wells Spa. J. Granger, 1775. They’ve put a woman on the stage!” It is 1660. Join the Pepys’ Diary email discussion group, Follow in real time on Twitter or on Mastodon. Als 1670 Henrietta Anne Stuart, die Schwester des englischen Königs und Herzogin von Orléans, zu einem Besuch nach London kam, lernte sie Nell sogar persönlich kennen, und Nell erhielt Geschenke von Minette, wie Henrietta Anne von ihrem Bruder genannt wurde. Nell Gwyn starb mit nur 37 Jahren an einem Schlaganfall.  Tradition has her growing up in Coal Yard Alley, a poor slum off Drury Lane. 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