King's Mistress, Queen's Servant: The Life and Times of Henrietta Howard.
Entertaining, detailed biography by a well regarded historian of this confidante and mistress of George II. Brings new light to the importance of women in European courts. Howard was a dedicated patron of the arts, a lively and talented intellectual, and a woman of reason in the Age of Reason. She was also the victim of violence and was a passionate advocate for the rights of women. Slight shipping damage to cover. Pimlico, London, 2007. NEW. $10.00