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A look at a Georgian marriage gone bad

by on Jul.19, 2013, under Blog posts

A Monk With a Beguine

The stormy marriage of “Monk” Lewis’s parents was almost as full of twists and turns as his lurid gothic novel. (Painting by Dutch master Cornelis van Haarlem.)

What happened when Matthew “Monk” Lewis’s mother ran off with a music master? Today I’m at Romancing the Past, looking at a Georgian marriage gone bad.

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