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Charlotte White on Pepys’ Pin-up – Barbara Villiers

May 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Barbara Villiers Countess of Castlemaine was Charles II’s most notorious mistress and a source of endless fascination to Samuel Pepys, but who was the woman behind the bad reputation?

Following a sell out talk at the The Samuel Pepys Club in London, local author and presenter Charlotte White has spent far too much time with this question and has strong opinions to share! Expect risque tales of sex and politics at the court of the Merry Monarch.

Tickets cost a donation to The Friends of the Higgins Bedford, via the ticket link on this page. The Friends operate an ‘honesty box’ system so you will not be issued with a formal ticket. There will be plenty of seating.

A suggested donation amount is £7.50, though you are welcome to donate what you can.

Event generously sponsored by Lady Whitbread.