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

Rags to Riches: The true story of Elizabeth and Maria Gunning

Today I welcome my good friend, Grace Elliot, with the remarkable rags to riches story of the Gunning sisters!---oOo---Rags to Riches: The true story of Elizabeth and Maria GunningIn 18th century Georgian high society, a well to-do-lady aspired to catch herself a titled husband. With fierce competition from other, equally…

Johnson, Addison, Austen, Wilde and More

Once again I welcome regular visitor Dr Adam Smith, who brings news of an exciting online (free) course, Literature of the English Country House!---oOo---Meet Johnson, Addison, Austen, Wilde and Many More on ‘Literature of the English Country House’!By Dr Adam James Smith, Co-Lead Educator on the Literature of the English Country…

Travel, Vicariously or Otherwise

It's my pleasure and privilege to welcome Debra Brown and Stephanie Cowell of EHFA to the salon today. Do read on to learn more of Castles, Customs and Kings, and how one author fell in love with England.---oOo---Travel, Vicariously or OtherwiseDebra BrownIf summer means travel for you, and you have…

 
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