People thought to have worn it
Elizabeth I of England is popularly imagined to have been a notable user, although critics Anna Riehl and Kate Maltby have argued that little historical evidence exists to support this claim.
Ceruse caused the death of Maria Coventry, Countess of Coventry, aged 27, in 1760. Ceruse caused blemishes, upon which she applied more of the substance, causing even more blemishes. Eventually she died of lead poisoning.
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