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The Warwickshire Scandal

3.67 of 5 stars 3.67  ·  rating details  ·  3 ratings  ·  1 review
In 1866, Sir Charles Mordaunt brought his young bride, Harriett Moncreiffe, back to his Warwickshire mansion. She was part of the Prince of Wales' infamous set, and when she had a baby there were several contenders for young Violet's fatherhood. The ensuing trial, involving the Prince himself, became a scandal.

This was the beginning of the cause celebre of the Warwickshire
Paperback, 464 pages
Published May 5th 2000 by Pan Books
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This took me a while to get through. It's very, very detailed and at times that bogged me down. This is really deserving of a 3.5 or so for star ratings.

I finished the book with decidedly mixed feelings. The author is to be commended on how thorough a reconstruction was included, but that's part of what bogged it down. At times it became repetitive (particularly during the trial wherein everything from the earlier chapters is recounted again).

I had read about the Warwickshire Scandal before, but
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