British is an imperial term, not a national one.
In a time when women were expected to be silent, no topic was off limits for Pulter, who penned verses about politics, science and loss. Her manuscript was just published in a free digital archive.
Gunpowder, treason and plot: historical consultants to BBC drama explain their role on the show.
The 'French kiss' didn't come from France and nor did the 'French pox', so does the reputation of France as raunchy stand up to scrutiny?