Episode guide

Harlots, Housewives and Heroines: A 17th Century History for Girls

Series 1

Harlots, Housewives and Heroines: A 17th Century History for Girls

  • Act One: At Court

    The peerless Lucy Worsley spotlights the wonderful women of Restoration England, including Charles II's mischievous mistress Nell Gwyn.

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  • Act Two: At Home

    Lucy Worsley reveals what home life was like for ordinary women in the 1600s, as they started to question their position in society.

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  • Act Three: At Work and At Play

    Lucy Worsley celebrates some remarkable, pioneering women of the Restoration period, including writer Aphra Behn and soldier Christian Davies.

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