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

Whoring Drunkards, Killer Cosmetics and More... The Top 5 of February

Settle back with a cup of tea, wrap up warm and enjoy the most popular posts of February 2015!Marie Antoinette's Fauteuil de ToiletteA closer look at the late French queen's make up chair...A Salon Guest: The Hampden ClubsA club for Regency gentlemen with a difference by Charlotte Russell!Fashion DollsJacki Delecki…

Astronomy vs. Astrology: Science vs. Superstition in the 18th Century

It's a pleasure to welcome Monica Hall to the blog once again with a post on astronomy versus astrology... ---oOo---ASTRONOMY vs. ASTROLOGYScience vs. Superstition in the 18th CenturyThe 18th century is acknowledged to be the beginning of ‘big’ science in many areas – chemistry, physics, biology, mathematics etc. It was also…

A Salon Guest: Contraception in Early Modern England

It's an absolute pleasure to welcome my guest, Sheila Dalton, author of Stolen, to the Guide today with a fascinating post on contraception!---oOo---“Take bear's foot and savin boiled, and drink it in milk, and likewise, hay madder chopt, and boiled in beer ...”:  Contraception in Early Modern EnglandIn the course of writing my novel,…

 
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