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

Merry Christmas

Today the salon doors close for an extended Christmas break as my rakish colonial gent and I devote ourselves to the festivities and finishing books! Normal service shall be resumed with a brand new post on soon after the new year!I hope you have a wonderfully merry Christmas, however you…

Christmas Cheer in Yorkshire

I'll be serving some Christmas cheer at Almondbury Library tomorrow at 7.30pmI'll have some tales of 18th century royal Christmases, as well as the story of a famed carol and an account of a decadent Georgian feast to remember. There'll be music from Just Brass, festive refreshments and an open…

A Free Event!

Do come along to the wonderful Marsden Mechanics Hall and attend this free event - meet kings, queens and even a couple of saucy soldiers!Northern Writers Reading: Catherine Curzon4th December, 7.30pm-8.30pmA historian of the long-18th century,  Catherine Curzon will read from selections of her historical fiction and non-fiction, including 18th…

 
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