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Title The lady in red : an eighteenth-century tale of sex, scandal, and divorce / Hallie Rubenhold.
Author Rubenhold, Hallie.
Publication New York : St. Martin's Press, 2009.
Edition First U.S. edition.
Description 308 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Call # 942.28 R
Note First published in Great Britain as Lady Worsley's Whim by Chatto & Windus, 2008.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary In February 1782, England opened its newspapers to read the details of Sir Richard and Lady Worsleys' scandalous sexual arrangements, voyeuristic tendencies, and bed-hopping antics. This lively true history presents a rarely seen picture of aristocratic life in the Georgian era.
Subject Worsley, Seymour Dorothy, Lady.
Worsley, Seymour Dorothy, Lady -- Marriage.
Worsley, Richard, Sir, 1751-1805 -- Marriage.
Worsley, Seymour Dorothy, Lady -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Aristocracy (Social class) -- England -- Biography.
Adultery -- England -- History -- 18th century.
Divorce -- England -- History -- 18th century.
Worsley, Richard, Sir, 1751-1805 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Bisset, Maurice George, 1757-1821 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Trials (Adultery) -- England -- London.
Addl. Title Lady Worsley's whim
ISBN 0312359942 :
9780312359942 :

Location CALL # Status Message
 Central 2nd Fl - HBR Non-Fic  942.28 R    DUE 11-02-20