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The Resource The Duchess of Drury Lane, Freda Lightfoot

The Duchess of Drury Lane, Freda Lightfoot

Label
The Duchess of Drury Lane
Title
The Duchess of Drury Lane
Statement of responsibility
Freda Lightfoot
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Passion, jealousy, scandal and betrayal - a true-life Regency Romance of the rise and fall of an extraordinary woman born into extraordinary times. Growing up in a poverty-stricken, fatherless household, Dorothy Jordan overcame her humble beginnings to become the most famous comic actress of her day. It was while performing on Drury Lane that Dorothy caught the eye of the Duke of Clarence, later to become King William IV. Her twenty-year relationship with the Duke was one of great happiness and domesticity, producing ten children. But ultimately, Dorothy's generous nature was her undoing and she was to be cruelly betrayed by the man she loved
Summary
The most famous comic actress of her day, Dorothy Jordan enters into a twenty-year relationship with the Duke of Clarence--later King William IV--with whom she has ten children but by whom she is ultimately betrayed
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
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10178289
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
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1942-
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Lightfoot, Freda
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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True
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  • Jordan, Dorothy
  • William
  • Nobility
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
The Duchess of Drury Lane, Freda Lightfoot
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000050380652
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st world ed.
Extent
252 p.
Isbn
9780727882462
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Label
The Duchess of Drury Lane, Freda Lightfoot
Publication
Control code
000050380652
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st world ed.
Extent
252 p.
Isbn
9780727882462
Isbn Type
(hbk.)

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