The Countess: The Scandalous Life of Frances Villiers, Countess of Jersey

The Countess: The Scandalous Life of Frances Villiers, Countess of Jersey

by Tim Clarke

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781445656267
Publisher: Amberley Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/2016
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Tim Clarke is a historian and a former lawyer.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 4

Family Trees 6

Foreword 10

1 The Beautiful Miss Twysden 12

2 The Prince of Macaronies 15

3 Courtship and Marriage 20

4 Respectability 25

5 Les Liaisons Dangereuses 37

6 The Social Whirl 48

7 Tunbridge Wells and Coxheath Camp 62

8 The Fawkener Years 74

9 The Westminster Election and a New Lover 97

10 A Growing Family and Growing Ill-repute 108

11 Mrs Fitzherbert's Overturn 130

12 The Arrival of Princess Caroline 147

13 Love in High Life 166

14 Vilification: The Apogee of Disrepute 185

15 The End of the Affair 209

16 Satan's Representative on Earth 220

17 The Years of Scandals 249

18 The Final Mischiefs 267

19 The Fading Beauty 285

20 The Verdict of History 296

21 Afterword 301

List of Illustrations 303

Notes 305

Bibliography 347

Index 374

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