Duchess Of Delight

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Edwina Currie tells the story of Elizabeth Chudleigh, Duchess of Kingston, whose trial for bigamy at Westminster in 1776 was front-page news across Europe. One of the most scandalous figures at a scandal-ridden court, she was made to pay heavily for a secret marriage. But was the real crime society's attitude to women?

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