The sweet-natured aristocrat came to a dreadful end.
Elopement in high life: Anne Wellesley and Lord Charles Bentinck
Guest bloggers Sarah Murden and Joanne Major on the elopement of Anne Wellesley, the wife of Sir William Abdy, and Lord Charles Bentinck in 1815.
Madame de Genlis: a most unusual educator
Geri Walton contributes a guest post about educationist Madame de Genlis, gouvernour to the children of the Duke of Chartres in the 18th century.
A visit from Madame Gilflurt: The mystery of the Duke of Cumberland’s valet
Catherine Curzon (aka Madame Gilflurt) pays a visit to tell us about the shocking attempt on the life of the Duke of Cumberland…
12 facts about prisons and punishment in the 18th century
Fascinating guest post by Anna M. Thane