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 and Tales from the 18th Century Old Bailey 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 Real Georgian Merman!

From the press of 1710, a report of a merman!British Apollo (London, England), April 24, 1710 - April 26, 1710; Issue 13.Q. Gentlemen, Ferdinand Alvares, Secretary to the Store-house of the Indians, says he saw a Young Merman come out of the Water to steal Fishes from the Fishermen, and Eat' em. In our English Chronicles, it is recorded…

Essie Fox Live in Ledbury

Don't miss this chance to see the marvellous Essie Fox speak live in Ledbury; Essie's novels are an absolute delight, and this is sure to be an evening to remember.---oOo---A TALK IN THE TOWN OF LEDBURYREFLECTIONS OF A PLACE AND TIMEThe Master's House, LedburyEssie Fox will be returning to her…

An American in Nottingham: Writing Robin Hood at Nottingham Castle

I am delighted to welcome Char Newcomb, who writes about her visit to my hometown of Nottingham!---oOo---An American in Nottingham: Writing Robin Hood at Nottingham CastleOn my first visit to Nottingham in 2010 I was a tourist, not a researcher. I didn’t know I would be writing a novel that…

 
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