The courtesan's revenge : Harriette Wilson, the woman who blackmailed the King /
Frances Wilson.
London : Faber, 2003.
xiv, 359 p., [16] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
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London : Faber, 2003.
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In a biography of style and energy, Frances Wilson makes use of previously unseen letters, law reports and confidential Government correspondence to reveal the true story of the sexual celebrity who blackmailed the British aristocracy and held even the king to ransom.
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Mayfairp. 1
John and Amelia Dubouchetp. 8
Queen Streetp. 14
Courtesansp. 20
Lord Cravenp. 33
Frederic Lambp. 40
Julia Johnstonep. 50
The Marquis of Lornep. 59
Sir Arthur Wellesleyp. 66
Lord Ponsonbyp. 80
The Mary Anne Clarke Affairp. 92
Sophiap. 98
The Marquis of Worcesterp. 108
Meylerp. 120
Parisp. 136
Henry Broughamp. 151
Retirementp. 160
The Moustachep. 173
Stockdalep. 186
The Memoirs and the Confessionsp. 199
The Blackmail Campaignp. 221
Stockdale's Persecutionp. 233
Panic at the Palacep. 251
Trevor Squarep. 269
Mary Magdalenp. 286
Afterwards: Sophie Stockdale's offerp. 299
Bibliographyp. 305
Notesp. 315
Indexp. 343
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