Barbara (Villiers) Palmer

Barbara (Villiers) Palmer

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Barbara Palmer formerly Villiers
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Biography

1st Duchess of Cleveland

Barbara became King Charles' mistress in 1660, while still married to Palmer, and whilst Charles was still in exile at The Hague. The Palmers had joined the ambitious group of supplicants who sailed for Brussels at the end of 1659.[8] As a reward for her services, the King created her husband Baron Limerick and Earl of Castlemaine in 1661. In many contemporary accounts, including Pepys's Diary, she is referred to as "Lady Castlemaine".


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Barbara Villiers as Venus by Sir Peter Lely.
Barbara Villiers as Venus by Sir Peter Lely.

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Barbara Villiers with Son by Sir Peter Lely.
Barbara Villiers with Son by Sir Peter Lely.

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Barbara Villiers by John Michael Wright.
Barbara Villiers by John Michael Wright.

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Barbara Villiers by Sir Peter Lely.
Barbara Villiers by Sir Peter Lely.

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Barbara Villiers, the Duchess of Cleveland.
Barbara Villiers, the Duchess of Cleveland.

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On August 1, 2014 at 22:55GMT Betty Tierney wrote:

Villiers-1 and Villiers-76 appear to represent the same person because: they are the same person.



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