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Jul 19, 2017
Edward VII - the Prince of Wales and the women he loved Edward VII - the Prince of Wales and the women he loved

"Edward Prince of Wales, better known as "Bertie," was the eldest son of Queen Victoria. Charming and dissolute, he was a larger-than-life personality with king-size appetites. A lifelong womanizer, Bertie conducted his countless liaisons against the glittering backdrop of London society, Europe, and the stately homes of England in the second half of the 19th century. Bertie's lovers were beautiful, spirited, society women who embraced a wide field of occupations. There was Lillie Langtry, the s

Jul 25, 2017
Seized by the sun - the life and disappearance of World War II pilot Gertrude Tompkins Seized by the sun - the life and disappearance of World War II pilot Gertrude Tompkins

Jul 19, 2017