Research for Confessions of a Courtesan

Collection by Deborah Hale


I became rather obsessed with my research for this book - based on the true story of courtesan Elizabeth Armistead

Deborah Hale
Elizabeth Armistead painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds Joshua Reynolds, Shady Lady, Women In History, Heart Art, Us Images, Woman Painting, Mistress, 18th Century, Charles James

Confessions of a Courtesan

Elizabeth Armistead painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds

Scandalous Women: The Harlot and the Statesman- The Love Story of Elizabeth Armistead and Charles James Fox Thomas Gainsborough, Charles Fox, Charles James, William Hogarth, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, The Duchess Of Devonshire, John Everett Millais, Town And Country Magazine, Joshua Reynolds

Tart of the Week: Elizabeth Armistead

T his week's tart is a very special and notorious tart of the late 18th century. She enjoyed a celebrity as the most famous courtesan and...

Painting is Poetry - Pompeo Batoni, Portrait of Lady Mary Fox, 1767 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, 17th Century, Lady Mary, Rococo Fashion, Italian Artist, Marie Antoinette, Fashion History

Lady Mary Fox was the sister-in-law of Charles Fox (married to his brother Ste) and the sister of Richard Fitzpatrick

Elizabeth Bridget Armistead or Armitstead July 1750 – 8 July was a courtesan and, later, the spouse of statesman and politician Charles James Fox. Her relationship with and marriage to Fox was one of the most famous and controversial of their Morning Joe, Charles James, Regency Era, Blue Bloods, Beautiful Paintings, Real People, Art World, 18th Century, Art Boards

A preparatory sketch of Elizabeth Bridget Armitstead née Cane by John Smart

 Ann's Hill - home of Elizabeth Armistead and Charles James Fox Charles James, Surrey, Georgian, Regency, Confessions, Britain, Period, Fox, Frame

Art in Surrey: in the frame 2010

Uncovering Surrey's most interesting, important and simply unique artworks

The Fox Club London - The Clarges Street house that once belonged to Elizabeth Armistead Places Around The World, The Places Youll Go, Mayfair London, London Clubs, Street House, Georgian Homes, Bars And Clubs, Hotel Reservations, London Hotels

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Earl of Derby. Farren's husband was not actually quite the poisoned dwarf shown by the caricaturists. Here he is as Edward Smith-Stanley, otherwise known as the Right Honourable the Earl of Derby, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Privy Councillor. Edward Smith, Epsom Derby, Three Year Olds, Horse Racing, True Stories, Confessions, This Book, Fictional Characters, Dwarf

Edward Smith-Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby - racing enthusiast for whom the Derby Stakes is named. Patron of Elizabeth Armistead

"Sir John Frederick Sackville, Duke of Dorset, KG" by Sir Joshua Reynolds Thomas Gainsborough, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Hogarth, John Everett Millais, Joshua Reynolds, L'art Du Portrait, Royal Academy Of Arts, Old Master, Art History

John Frederick Sackville, 3rd Duke of Dorset - early enthusiast of cricket, patron of many famous courtesans

General The Honourable Richard Fitzpatrick - soldier, politican, poet and friend of Charles James Fox Historical Romance, Historical Photos, Medicine Student, James Cook, Cut Sweatshirts, History Online, National Portrait Gallery, Vintage Movies, Film Movie

Richard Fitzpatrick - National Portrait Gallery

by Henry Richard Cook, after William Lane stipple engraving circa 1813 © National Portrait Gallery, London

Portrait of Lord Robert Spencer standing in a landscape and resting his left arm on a plinth, wearing a fancy costume of a green embroidered doublet and red pantaloons under a red cape lined with green silk by Joshua Reynolds Thomas Gainsborough, William Hogarth, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Turner, Plymouth, Derby, Joseph, The Duchess Of Devonshire, John Everett Millais

Robert Spencer: Home & Kitchen

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Pinned on January the birthday of Charles Fox and Richard Fitzpatrick. Charles Fox, True Stories, Confessions, January, This Book, Birthday, Painting, Painting Art, Birthdays

Pinned on January 24th, the birthday of Charles Fox and Richard Fitzpatrick.

 John, Viscount Bolingbroke - Known as "Bully" Brother-in-law of Lord Robert Spencer Patron of several of the most famous courtesans of the century Viscount, 18th Century, True Stories, Confessions, Bullying, Law, Brother, This Book, Bullies

Frederick St. John, 2nd Viscount Bolingbroke - Known as "Bully" Brother-in-law of Lord Robert Spencer Patron of several of the most famous courtesans of the 18th century