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

A Salon Guest: Camp Followers in the Peninsular War

My guest today is Susana Ellis, who is here to share a little something on camp followers. Do read on to find out more about a new anthology that is real eased today, Beaux, Ballrooms, and Battles: A Celebration of Waterloo.---oOo---Camp followers were unrecognized people who accompanied the army. While a limited…

Class, Palaces and Paintings... The Top 5 of March

Settle back with a cup of tea, wrap up warm and enjoy the most popular posts of March 2015!A Gallery of LargillièreExperience the works of a remarkable French artist.The Best of the Georgian WebMy most recent weekly digest caught the eye of readers... I am going to credit the mention…

Musical Monday: Ludwig van Beethoven

Last week, I marked the death of the iconic composer, Ludwig van Beethoven. Today he visits the salon yet again as I start the week with the 2012 Proms Beethoven cycle, conducted by Daniel Barenboim.

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