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September 20, 2013

ELIZABETH’S BEDFELLOWS An intimate history of the Queen’s court


Royal pillow talk | TLS In the case of Elizabeth I, female sleeping companions were especially important, to protect her from potential assassins and to preserve her reputation as the Virgin Queen. She was never alone: every night one of her trusted attendants would have slept either in or next to her bed.

Posted by gerardvanderleun at September 20, 2013 10:35 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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