Listserv: Jan 18, 2015

“Pray good people be civil, I am the Protestant whore” Nell Gwyn, mistress of King Charles II, to a mob of angry Puritans that confused her with one of Charles’ Catholic dalliances Tweet of the Week! (@HSA_McGill) Historical #beautytips: Cleopatra attributed her good looks and complexion to a constant diet of various pickles The Preamble … More Listserv: Jan 18, 2015

Listserv: Jan 10, 2015

“I have a terrific headache.” Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s last words (before dying of a cerebral hemorrhage) Tweet of the Week! (@HSA_McGill) March 1759: British courtesan Kitty Fisher “accidentally” falls off her horse in St. James’ Park, exposing her thighs to scandalized (yet interested) old men: the press and tabloid attention given to the event would … More Listserv: Jan 10, 2015