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Abra
favorite concubine of Solomon. [Br. Lit.: Solomon on the Vanity of the World, Benét, 3]
Bains, Lulu
to Elmer Gantry. [Am. Lit.: Elmer Gantry]
Brangwen, Ursula
living with Anton Skrebensky without marriage license causes shock. [Br. Lit.: The Rainbow, Magill I, 800–802]
Bridehead, Sue
of Jude Fawley; two children by him. [Br. Lit.: Jude the Obscure]
Burden, Joanna
mistress and benefactor to Joe Christmas. [Am. Lit.: Light in August]
Gournay, Mlle. de
Montaigne’s “adopted daughter.” [Fr. Hist.: Brewer Handbook, 633]
Guinevere, Queen
King Arthur’s wife; Sir Launcelot’s mistress. [Br. Lit.: Le Morte d’Arthur]
Lady Chatterly
mistress of the gamekeeper Mellors. [Br. Lit.: Lawrence Lady Chatterly’s Lover in Benét, 559]
Maintenon, Marquise de
royal mistress and later wife of Louis XIV. [Fr. Hist.: Benét, 622]
Merle, Mme
. Osmund’s mistress, by whom he has a daughter, Pansy. [Am. Lit.: James Portrait of a Lady in Magill I, 766]
Perdita
stage name of Mary Robinson, mistress of George IV when he was Prince of Wales. [Br. Hist.: Benét, 773]
Pompadour, Marquise de
influential mistress of Louis XV. [Fr. Hist.: Benét, 802]
Roxana
mistress of many before marrying one of her lovers. [Br. Lit.: Roxana]
Simonet, Albertine
paramour of narrator. [Fr. Lit.: Remembrance of Things Past]
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Until now, the scandalous topic of mistresses has been relegated to soapy TV dramas and tabloid reality TV but at its heart, this series is truly about redemption, rising above temptation, and helping 'the other woman' become her own woman," said Jane Latman, general manager, Discovery Life Channel.
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China: A Chinese police chief accused online of keeping twin sisters as mistresses has been sacked, state media said Monday, the latest official to fall in a sex and corruption scandal in China in recent weeks.
Mistresses: A History of the Other Woman blends a social and political study under one cover and provides a probe into the love lives of famous and infamous mistresses, from royal mistresses in 16th century France to Chinese concubines, mobster molls, and those associated with today's big names.
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IT can be racy, risky and heartbreaking, but life as the other woman is never boring, as a new series of hit show Mistresses reveals tonight.
BBC1 spent much time and money telling us that Mistresses, its current drama, would shock and titillate us.