The Sex Secrets of Old England

Author(s): Nigel Cawthorne


Once again, Nigel Cawthorne takes the reader on a fascinating journey through the strange, hidden sexual history of England. The history of sex in Britain has been largely glossed over by 'proper' historians: Nigel Cawthorne has burrowed deep into the archives to reveal exactly what our ancestors got up to in bed (and out of it). There are chapters on the ancient arts of seduction, adultery, brothels, 'the English vice', contraception, defloration, and many more - from the torrid Tudors to the supposedly strait-laced Victorians.

September 2018


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'A quirky compendium of outrageous sexual behaviour from the torrid Tudors to the supposedly strait-laced Victorians' BOOKSELLER

Nigel Cawthorne has been a writer for nearly 30 years, writing a number of successful popular history books; Nigel Cawthorne lives in London.

General Fields

  • : 9780749929527
  • : Little, Brown Book Group Limited
  • : Piatkus Books
  • : August 2009
  • : 198mm X 126mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : September 2018
  • : January 2019
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 60pp of line drawings
  • : 288
  • : 306.70941
  • : English
  • : 1
  • : Paperback
  • : Nigel Cawthorne