Did Amy dress as a man because she identified as male, because she was attracted to women, or to enjoy the social status men had? Choose from our stunning collection of jewellery, including pieces inspired by the palaces and the people who lived in them. View all Palaces. The first same-sex kiss on British television took place during the BBC's broadcast of the play, starring none other than Ian McKellen. The sitter playing Mercury is Villiers, the Duke of Buckingham with his wife by his side. Passions of the Cut Sleeve. Take an introductory tour with one of our costumed guides through the courtyards of Hampton Court Palace.
Despite being well-known in the s, Queen Anne's story had to overcome dual obstacles to become a hit in our time:
Photos from the Set of 'The Goldfinch'. Edward II enjoyed some brief popularity for a few decades, before eventually fading into relative obscurity—only to reemerge with a glorious vengeance in the modern era. The Sexuality of History: In her time, Queen Anne had to deal with politically damaging comparisons to William III, but in our contemporary era, Tatchell used his story to achieve different ends.
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