A Secret Between Gentlemen: Suspects, Strays and Guests (Paperback)

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A Secret Between Gentlemen: Suspects, Strays and Guests (Paperback)


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A Secret Between Gentlemen: Suspects, Strays, and Guests is the second volume in this biographical trilogy.It seeks to fill a large gap in the account - the names and histories of the other gentlemen involved in Lord Battersea's scandal.
Detailed within are the life stories of thirty-nine suspects, both prominent and obscure, who are known to have been friends or associates of Lord Battersea. Also included is material relevant to the background of the Scandal, including a transcript of The Pleasaunce Visitors Book.
For anyone with a fascination for the story, this 606 page volume, including 50 pages of photographs, provides additional illuminating context for that once-hidden story of 1902, and the lives it changed forever.
This is the revised and expanded Third Edition.

PART I SUSPECTS: - Viscount Esher - The Earl of Rosebery - Alfred de Rothschild - The Duke of Argyll - Quintin Hogg - Lord Ronald Gower - Hugh Weguelin - Albert Stopford - Geoffry Wheatly Cobb - Ernest Crawley - Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Collins - Sir Robert Collins - The Hon. Spencer Lyttelton - Arthur Brown - Sir Alexander Hood, the Duke of Bronte - The Earl of Euston - The Hon. Alexander Yorke - Sir Donald Mackenzie Wallace - Viscount Harcourt - Maurice De Mauny Talvande - Frank Podmore - E.F. Benson - Earl Russell - Earl Farquhar - Earl Beauchamp - The Hon. Charles Harris - Oscar Browning - The Earl of Portsmouth - Arnold Morley - Baron Killanin - Frank Schuster - George Maquay - Hugo Wemyss - Baron Welby - The Earl of Sandwich - Augustus Hare - Hamilton A d - Harry Melvill - Major Sir John Thorold.
PART II. STRAYS: The Cunliffe-Owens - One Law For Some: Alexander Meyrick Broadley - The Bachelors' Club And Its Founders - The Royal Windsor Tapestry Manufactory - The Modern Man And Homosexuality - The Pleasures Of The Continent - Practical Politics And Hushing Up: Maundy GregoryIII.
PART III. GUESTS: The Pleasaunce Visitors Book
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Product Details ISBN: 9780645852752
ISBN-10: 0645852759
Publisher: Alchemie Books
Publication Date: September 18th, 2023
Pages: 608
Language: English