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By Joanne Major,Sarah Murden

virtually books in a single, A correct Royal Scandal recounts the interesting background of the abnormal love suits reduced in size via successive generations of the Cavendish-Bentinck relatives, ancestors of the British Royal family members. the 1st a part of this interesting ebook appears on the scandal that erupted in Regency London, simply months after the conflict of Waterloo, while the widowed Lord Charles Bentinck eloped with the Duke of Wellington's married niece. A messy divorce and a rapid marriage undefined, complex via an unseemly tug-of-war over Lord Charles' youngster daughter from his first union. Over twenty years later and whereas at Oxford collage, Lord Charles' eldest son, identified to his relatives as Charley, fell in love with a gorgeous Romany woman, and secretly married her. He saved this union hidden from his family members, particularly his uncle, William Henry Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck, 4th Duke of Portland, upon whose patronage he relied. whilst his alliance used to be stumbled on, Charley was once forged adrift through his family members, 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, concerning the eighteenth-century courtesan Grace Dalrymple Elliott, whose daughter used to be the 1st spouse of Lord Charles Bentinick. The booklet ends via displaying how, if no longer for a tender gypsy and her tragic lifestyles, the British monarchy may glance very varied today.

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