Nell Gwynn

Nell Gwynn
1650 - 1687

Nell Gwynn  British Actress

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Nell Gwynn was in relationships with Charles II of England (1668 - 1685), Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset (1666 - 1667), Charles Hart (17th-century actor) (1664 - 1665) and Duncan (lover) (1662 - 1664).

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British Actress Nell Gwynn was born Eleanor Gwynn on 2nd February, 1650 in Hereford or St Martin in the Fields, London (disputed. See 'early life'), England and passed away on 14th Nov 1687 Pall Mall, London, England aged 37. She is most remembered for Mistress of King Charles II. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Nell Gwynn is a member of the following lists: English stage actors, People from Westminster and People from Oxford.

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Relationship Statistics

TypeTotalLongestAverageShortest
Dating4 16 years, 10 months 5 years, 2 months 1 year
Total4 16 years, 10 months 5 years, 2 months 1 year

Details

First Name Nell
Last Name Gwynn
Full Name at Birth Eleanor Gwynn
Alternative Name Nell Gwyn, Nell Gwynne
Age 37 (age at death) years
Birthday 2nd February, 1650
Birthplace Hereford or St Martin in the Fields, London (disputed. See 'early life'), England
Died 14th November, 1687
Place of Death Pall Mall, London, England
Height 5' 3" (160 cm)
Build Voluptuous
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Auburn
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Protestant
Ethnicity White
Nationality British
Occupation Text Mistress, Actress, Prostitute
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Mistress of King Charles II
Father Thomas Guine
Mother Helena Gwynn
Sister Rose Gwynn
Family Member Charles Beauclerk, 1st Duke of St Albans (son), James, Lord Beauclerk (son)

Eleanor Gwyn (2 February 1650 – 14 November 1687; also spelled Gwynn, Gwynne), more commonly known as Nell Gwyn, was a prolific celebrity figure of the Restoration period. Praised by Samuel Pepys for her comic performances as one of the first actresses on the English stage, she became best known for being a long-time mistress of King Charles II of England and Scotland. Called "pretty, witty Nell" by Pepys, she has been regarded as a living embodiment of the spirit of Restoration England and has come to be considered a folk heroine, with a story echoing the rags-to-royalty tale of Cinderella. Gwyn had two sons by King Charles: Charles Beauclerk (1670–1726) and James Beauclerk (1671–1680) (the surname is pronounced boh-clair). Charles was created Earl of Burford and later Duke of St. Albans.

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NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Nell Gwynn37 AquariusActress
British
Charles II of England54 GeminiRoyalty
British
Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset68 AquariusPoet
British
Charles Hart (17th-century actor)58Actor
British
Duncan (lover)-
British

Children

NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
CharlesMale8th May, 1670351 years oldCharles II of England
JamesMale1671350 years oldCharles II of England

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