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Mrs Keppel : mistress to the king

Quinn, Tom, 1956-2016
Books, Manuscripts
Mistress to the King, the Duchess of Cornwall's great-grandmother Alice Keppel was perhaps the greatest courtesan in history. She was extraordinary for a number of reasons, not least that she was for many years the lover of Edward VII, though managed to avoid the stigma of being a royal mistress. In fact, Edward was so devoted to her that he insisted she be received wherever he went. This remarkable book shows Mrs Keppel to have been one of the most compelling characters of the Edwardian era: charming, voracious, selfish, manipulative and strikingly modern.
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