Photos: Top ten mistress cities -- and how Denver scores

AshleyMadison.com, a dating site devoted to people who love snapping bonds of matrimony (its slogan is, "Life is short -- Have an affair") has come up with its 2013 list of the top ten cities for mistresses as measured by the percentage of women who cheat. And Denver made it! Woo-hoo!

What places share this august honor? Count down the top ten, which we've illustrated with pics and text from a Pinterest page devoted to "Famous Mistresses and Favorites" throughout history. Just say yes.

Number 10:

Geneviève "Ginette" Lantelme (born Mathilde Fossey; 1887-1911) was a French actress, socialite and courtesan, best known as the mistress of Alfred Edwards, from whose yacht she fell to her death in July 1911.
Geneviève "Ginette" Lantelme (born Mathilde Fossey; 1887-1911) was a French actress, socialite and courtesan, best known as the mistress of Alfred Edwards, from whose yacht she fell to her death in July 1911.

Denver -- 18.1% Number 9:

Giulia Barucci (1837 - 1870/1871). Mistress of Edward VII. Boasted that she was the greatest whore in the world.
Giulia Barucci (1837 - 1870/1871). Mistress of Edward VII. Boasted that she was the greatest whore in the world.

Ft. Lauderdale -- 20.4% Number 8:

Hortense Mancini, the fourth between five Mancini sisters, was the most beautiful lady at the court of Louis XIV.She was married to one of the richest nobles of France at the age of 20, but left him as he was mad.After that her life became an adventure:she wielded a sword and a gun,wore a man's suit,became a mistress to Louis XIV and to Charles II, who presented her a pension and a castle where she lived.Her great-great granddaughter entered The Grimaldi family.
Hortense Mancini, the fourth between five Mancini sisters, was the most beautiful lady at the court of Louis XIV.She was married to one of the richest nobles of France at the age of 20, but left him as he was mad.After that her life became an adventure:she wielded a sword and a gun,wore a man's suit,became a mistress to Louis XIV and to Charles II, who presented her a pension and a castle where she lived.Her great-great granddaughter entered The Grimaldi family.

Charlotte, South Carolina -- 22.2 Continue to keep counting down the top ten mistress cities.


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