Catherine Curzon

About me

Blogging as Madame Gilflurt, I’m passionate about the 18th century and all things Georgian. I am currently writing Life in the Georgian Court for Pen and Sword Books.

My writing is a breathless romp through the seamier side of Georgian life accompanied by rogues, harlots and janizaries, with a dash of gin to add some spice!

Mrs Siddons is playing Drury Lane and there’s a farmer on the throne of England. Bawdy doesn’t even come close…

From my website

John Wilkes: the Truth, the Filth, and the Birth of the Fourth Estate

It is my pleasure to welcome Paul Cunningham to the salon today with his fascinating tale of John Wilkes: the Truth, the Filth, and the Birth of the Fourth Estate.---oOo---The history of British journalism could be said to revolve around two questions. First, is it possible to have the truth without the filth?…

The Salon Digest

Once again, it's time for the salon week in review. Settle with a cup of tea, a slice of something nice and gad back through the week just gone.A Salon Guest... Lindsay DownsLindsay Downs offers an insight into the business of writing his latest novel, La Contessa and the Marquis.Faith…

The Best of the Georgian Web

It's time for my round-up of my favourite posts from the Georgian web in this snowy week; pour yourself a cup of tea and enjoy!Paul Sandby’s Cries Of LondonA gallery of Sanby's works, offering a glimpse into life in Georgian London.Anne Seymour DamerA peek into the life of the Georgian sculptor.Cotton Mather's…

 
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