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By Joanne Major,Sarah Murden

nearly books in a single, A correct Royal Scandal recounts the interesting heritage of the abnormal love fits gotten smaller via successive generations of the Cavendish-Bentinck family members, ancestors of the British Royal kin. the 1st a part of this fascinating ebook seems on the scandal that erupted in Regency London, simply months after the conflict of Waterloo, whilst the widowed Lord Charles Bentinck eloped with the Duke of Wellington's married niece. A messy divorce and a speedy marriage undefined, complex by way of an unseemly tug-of-war over Lord Charles' baby daughter from his first union. Over 20 years later and whereas at Oxford collage, Lord Charles' eldest son, identified to his relatives as Charley, fell in love with a gorgeous Romany lady, and secretly married her. He saved this union hidden from his kinfolk, particularly his uncle, William Henry Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck, 4th Duke of Portland, upon whose patronage he relied. while his alliance used to be chanced on, Charley was once solid adrift via his kinfolk, with devastating consequences.

A love tale in addition to a brilliantly researched ancient biography, this can be a continuation of Joanne and Sarah's first biography, An notorious Mistress, in regards to the eighteenth-century courtesan Grace Dalrymple Elliott, whose daughter was once the 1st spouse of Lord Charles Bentinick. The ebook ends through displaying how, if now not for a tender gypsy and her tragic lifestyles, the British monarchy may glance very assorted today.

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