Nell Gwyn


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Nell Gwyn
Eleanor Gwyn
Birthday
BirthplaceSt Martin in the Fields, London, England
Died
Occupation
Actress, prostitute

Gwyn or Gwynn, Nell

(Eleanor Gwyn), 1650–87, English actress. Once an orange-seller at the Theatre Royal, she became a member of Killigrew's company, making her debut there in 1665. Her charm and vivacity in comic roles endeared her to the public, as did her witty renditions of prologues and epilogues. She became the mistress of Charles II (1669) and bore him two sons, one of whom was created the duke of St. Albans. Her portrait was painted by Sir John Lely; she is the subject of several plays including Sweet Nell of Old Drury, by Paul Kester.
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That's music to the ears of Wall, who warned before Mix And Mingle's Nell Gwyn fourth on soft ground that she would much prefer a quicker surface.
The Nell Gwyn came a bit early for her but she has come on for that run - she looks better in herself and is going better.
Cracker: Blue Rocket's (right) run in the Nell Gwyn
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The beautifully bed filly, half sister to Cecil's top-class middle-distance performer Midday, shot to favouritism for the Guineas after an impressive reappearance in the Nell Gwyn over seven furlongs at HQ last month.
The beautifully-bred filly, half-sister to Cecil's top-class middle-distance performer Midday, shot to favouritism for the Guineas after an impressive reappearance in the Nell Gwyn over seven furlongs at HQ last month.
SIR HENRY Cecil suddenly found himself with the new favourite for the Qipco 1000 Guineas as Hot Snap appeared from nowhere in more ways than one in the Lanwades Stud Nell Gwyn Stakes at Newmarket yesterday.
SAFINA looks the pick in an interesting Nell Gwyn at Newmarket today.
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