Andrea Zuvich

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Andrea Zuvich (aka The Seventeenth Century Lady) is a seventeenth-century historian and cultural anthropologist specialising in the Royal House of Stuart (1603-1714) and sex in Stuart Britain. She has several degrees in History and one in Anthropology from the University of Central Florida.

Zuvich, born in Philadelphia to Chilean-Croatian parents, is also a historical consultant for TV, film, and radio (NTR Netherlands, BBC productions, BBC Radio 4).

She was one of the original developers of and leaders on The Garden History Tours at Kensington Palace, and currently lives in London with her husband, Gavin, and their daughter.

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Andrea Zuvich I'm currently working on a nonfiction history work presently entitled "Sex and Sexuality in Stuart Britain" and it should be published by Pen and…moreI'm currently working on a nonfiction history work presently entitled "Sex and Sexuality in Stuart Britain" and it should be published by Pen and Sword in 2019!(less)
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Book Review: An Instance of the Fingerpost by Iain Pears

An Instance of the Fingerpost, published in 1998, is a rather large work of historical fiction – 704 pages long! As I had this read aloud to me by my husband whenever we had some free time – which was not often – it took over a year to get through it – but it was totally worth… Read on Read more of this blog post »
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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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Andrea Zuvich Scott wrote: "Merry Christmas"

Thank you, Scott. Merry Christmas to you! Best wishes for a Happy New Year!


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Scott Roberts Merry Christmas


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John Hi Andrea! Thanks for the friend request. Looking forward to reading your books!
John


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Scott Roberts Merry christmas


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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! :)


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