Category Archives: Royalty

Why does the Britain of the early 1900s intrigue and delight so many of us?

Today the great houses of Britainโ€™s landed aristocracy with their vast, exquisite interiors and views of sweeping parkland attest to the power of rank and wealth of a bygone age. They also provide a stunning backdrop for elegantly clothed men … Continue reading

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Daisy Brook and the Imprudent Letter

  Daisy Brook, who later became Daisy Greville, the Countess of Warwick, was one of the early Edwardian eraโ€™s great beauties and the center of it’s many scandals. She featured in DEATH OF A DISHONORABLE GENTLEMAN as an example ofย imprudence … Continue reading

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The Redoubtable Edwardian and the Institution of Marriage

Yes, of course Edwardians married for love, but the upper-classes usually fell in love among their own kind, shoring up their country estates from time to time with alliances to an American fortune or with the daughter of a wealthy … Continue reading

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Bertie and the Entente Cordiale

It seems only right that I kick off this blog with the greatest Edwardian of them all: King Edward VII or Bertie as he was known to his family. Continue reading

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