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|Full Name:||Eleanor "Nell" Gwynn|
|Hair Colour:||Reddish Brown|
Physical Attributes & Initial Impression of Personality
Nell is well liked by the people. She is known to be refreshingly witty, as well as reassuringly Protestant and English. She and Louise de Kérouaille are bitter rivals.
Nell Gwyn was a Drury Lane actress who came to the attention of the King, becoming his mistress, in 1669. She retired as an actress, in 1670. She bore the King a son named Charles Beauclerk, in 1670. He was named Earl of Burford.
Nell has supported the building of the Chelsea Veteran Hospital, and found friendship with the King's other mistress, the Scottish Lady. Being still a commoner she was housed in her own Townhouse in Windsor.
Saint Georges Day Awards, 1676
Received a Medals of Charity for her tireless work with Chelsea hospital
In London, Nell has a house in Pall Mall.