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The Duchess of Windsor

The Duchess of Windsor – Becoming the favourite

From their first meeting on 10 January 1931, Wallis Simpson slowly rose to become the Prince of Wales’ favourite. At the time, the Prince of Wales’s favourite was Thelma Furness, Viscountess Furness, who was unhappily married to Marmaduke Furness, 1st Viscount Furness. They eventually divorced in 1933 and Thelma became known as Thelma, Viscountess Furness [read more]

Book Reviews

Book News February 2021

*contains affiliate links* The Trouble with Women in Power: Leaders Who Dared to Change the World  Hardcover – 26 November 2020 (UK) & 16 February 2021 (US) From Cleopatra to Margaret Thatcher, and from Christine Lagarde to Joan of Arc, this book focuses on powerful women across the centuries and geographical zones. At the head [read more]