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

The Lost Story of the William & Mary

Today we gad out to sea with the marvellous Gill Hoffs, for a tale of shipwreck. ---oOo--- The lost story of the William & Mary happened after the long 18th century, the usual focus for this blog, but stories from the sea have something timeless about them so it is…

‘Bringing down the Flowers’: Abortion in Eighteenth-Century Britain

It's my pleasure to welcome the marvellous Kate Lister to the salon with an investigation into abortion in 18th century England.---oOo---‘Bringing down the Flowers’: Abortion in Eighteenth-Century BritainKate Lister‘But, th’aged Neurse calling her to her bower                                   …

The Crown Spire

I am thrilled to announce that The Crown Spire, a rip-roaring adventure stuffed full of highwaymen, intrigue and romance, is now available to buy in ebook format across the world. Co-written by my good self and Willow Winsham, The Crown Spire takes readers back in time to 18th century Edinburgh and…

 
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