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Alice Perrers

(c. 1330—1400) royal mistress


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Notorious as the mistress of the ageing Edward III, at whose court she exerted great influence and patronage; she fled abroad following Edward's death, and her property was confiscated. It ...

Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval) — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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