The Duchess of Windsor

Before Wallis – Freda Dudley Ward

Winifred May Birkin, better known as Freda Dudley Ward, was born on 28 July 1894 as the eldest of the three daughters and one son of Charles Wilfred Birkin and Claire Lloyd Birkin (née Howe). Freda’s first husband was William Dudley Ward, and they married on 9 July 1913. They had two daughters together: Penelope (born [read more]

Book Reviews

Book News August 2021

*contains affiliate links* Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan  Paperback – 31 August 2021 (US) Includes a new introduction The first, epic and true story of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s life together, finally revealing why they chose to pursue a more independent path and the reasons behind their unprecedented decision to step away from [read more]