Mistresses

Mary Robinson Facts

Scandalous Facts About Mary Robinson, The English Sappho

When George IV took Mary Robinson as his first royal mistress, people called it a fairy tale—but it was really a horror story.
June 27, 2024 Dancy Mason
Lola Montez Facts

Scandalous Facts About Lola Montez, The Spider Woman

Writer Alexandre Dumas once said that Lola Montez was “fatal to any man who loves her.” Well, he couldn't have known how right he was.
June 17, 2024 Dancy Mason
Portrait Painting of Hedwig Taube

Scandalous Facts About Hedvig Taube, The Unwilling Royal Mistress

History has never been kind royal mistresses—but nobody suffered like the beautiful Hedvig Taube, the mistress of King Frederick I.
April 30, 2024 Alicia B.
Portrait Painting of Hedwig Taube

Scandalous Facts About Hedvig Taube, The Unwilling Royal Mistress

History has never been kind royal mistresses—but nobody suffered like the beautiful Hedvig Taube, the mistress of King Frederick I.
January 24, 2024 Alicia B.
painting of lucy walter

Inappropriate Facts about Lucy Walter, The Scandalous Royal Mistress

If the king thought he’d found the perfect mistress, he was SO wrong. Lucy Walter wasn’t as innocent as she looked.
August 5, 2023 J. Clarke


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