A FORMER Tory minister has been implicated in the Duchess of Argyll's "headless man" sex scandal of the 1960s. An inquiry has confirmed screen idol Douglas Fairbanks Jnr was the man seen with the duchess in an infamous series of …
1963 was a year of scandal for British politics. The Profumo case nearly brought the government down and as if that wasn't enough, Duncan Sandys, the son-in-law of Winston Churchill announced that he was going to resign because of some …
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing …
The story may have ended there, but Duchess Argyll of Scotland happened to spot her missing Cartier brooch earlier this year in an auction catalog, reports the Independent. The auction house was contacted, and it has returned the tiara and …
Consider Margaret Campbell, Duchess of Argyll, the Kim Kardashian of yesteryear. In the mid-20th century, the wealthy socialite was considered one of the most prominent persons in Britain, a celebrity whose appearances and …
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The Duchess is based on Margaret Whigham, who boasted Hollywood stars and British cabinet ministers among her reported 88 lovers. Her marriage to the Duke of Argyll ended in a sensational divorce after the Duke found in his wife’s …
Campbell’s many dalliances earned her the title of “the Dirty Duchess,” most infamously during her divorce from the Duke of Argyll in 1963. Suspecting her of infidelity, the duke launched an investigation that resulted in the discovery of a set …
The Gunning sisters: Maria, Countess of Coventry (1733-1760) and Elizabeth, Duchess of Argyll (1734-1790), Mezzotints by John Finlayson (Maria, on the left, or top, depending on your device) published in 1771, Elizabeth, on the right, …
Ian Douglas Campbell, 11th Duke of Argyll (1903-1973), Chief of Clan Campbell. Sitter in 8 portraits. (Ethel) Margaret Campbell (née Whigham), Duchess of Argyll (1912-1993), Former wife of Charles Sweeny, and later third wife of Ian …