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Andrea Zuvich

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Andrea (aka 17th Century Lady) is a 17th-century historian, historical advisor, and historical fiction authoress. "His Last Mistress" - a biographical fiction novella about the Duke of Monmouth and Lady Henrietta Wentworth was published by Endeavour Press, London in 2013. She received double BA degrees in History and Anthropology from the University of Central Florida, and continued her History studies with the University of Oxford and Princeton University. Zuvich has been filmed for NTR television in The Netherlands, talking about William III, and was recently on BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour discussing Queen Anne. She was one of the original developers and leaders on The Garden History Tours at Kensington Palace, London. Chilean-American Zuv ...more


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Andrea Zuvich I'm currently working on "William & Mary: A Novel" about William III and Mary II, the only diarchy in British history and a sequel which is…moreI'm currently working on "William & Mary: A Novel" about William III and Mary II, the only diarchy in British history and a sequel which is called, "William Alone". I am also working on "Anthea: Confessions of a Restoration Actress" which, as the title suggests, is about a (fictitious) heroine who interacts with some major Restoration historical figures.(less)
Andrea Zuvich I get up and do something else - clean the house, go for a walk, etc. Sometimes a few days away from a project can help get me focused and refreshed…moreI get up and do something else - clean the house, go for a walk, etc. Sometimes a few days away from a project can help get me focused and refreshed and ready to tackle it all again.(less)
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The following was a draft I wrote about two months ago. The Stuarts in 100 Facts is currently being edited and Steel and Lace is out for sale, so I now have a brief window of time before I begin to focus on A Year in Stuart Britain. I’m spending time with my family in the United States… Read on
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“I know not by what power I am drawn to you, but it is as a moth is drawn to the flame, and I cannot fight it, I must be consumed.”
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“She is a jewel far richer than a mountain of coin could bring!”
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“Her blonde tresses now lay unbound and flowing in comely waves down her back, like pale serpents against the blue sea of her costume.”
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“It is only by having desire thwarted, and thereby learning to control it — in other words, by becoming civilized — that men become fully human.”
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“It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.”
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Andrea Zuvich My newest post, "The Windsor Nell Gwynn Knew", is now up on Hoydens & Firebrands! http://hoydensandfirebrands.blogspot....


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Andrea Zuvich Juliew. wrote: "Hi Andrea,thank you for accepting my friend request!So nice to meet you!"

Hello Juliew! My pleasure! I hope you have a lovely day :)


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Juliew. Hi Andrea,thank you for accepting my friend request!So nice to meet you!


Andrea Zuvich Who was Bettie Cromwell? Find out in my post: http://hoydensandfirebrands.blogspot....


Andrea Zuvich Sonya Heaney wrote: "Thanks for the friend invitation. :)"
And thank you for accepting! Happy New Year! :)


Sonya Heaney Thanks for the friend invitation. :)


Andrea Zuvich Tom wrote: "Hi Andrea,

Thanks for joining my circle of friends.

Merry Christmas,

Tom"



Hello, Tom! Thank you and I hope you have a Merry Christmas and a happy 2014! :)

Andrea


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Tom Blubaugh Hi Andrea,

Thanks for joining my circle of friends.

Merry Christmas,

Tom


Andrea Zuvich Lilian wrote: "Hello Christine. It's good to be friends."

Hello Lilian! Good to meet you here! :)


Lilian Hello Christine. It's good to be friends.


Andrea Zuvich Christine wrote: "Thanks for being my friend"

Hello Christine! Thank you for accepting my request! :)


Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend


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