The ‘headless man’ who was subject of a 1963 sex scandal with Margaret, Duchess of Argyll has been named as an American airline executive, William “Bill” H Lyons. The claim over the true identity was made by Lady …
Margaret Campbell, Duchess of Argyll
When it comes to the upper classes airing their dirty linen in public, there have been few washdays with quite such a spectacular pile of soiled laundry as the one in February 1963 when Lord Justice Wheatley settled …
Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll
The divorce of socialite Margaret Campbell — known as the Duchess of Argyll — from her husband shocked prim-and-proper Great Britain in 1963 when pictures emerged in court of her performing sex acts on an …
Margaret Campbell, Duchess of Argyll
Mary Plazas makes her debut with Northern Ireland Opera in the Irish premiere of Powder Her Face, which tells the story of the Duchess of Argyll, infamous for her much-publicised divorce case in 1963. Jenny Lee spoke …
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The identity of the "headless man" involved in the Duchess of Argyll sex photo scandal that shocked the British public in 1963 has been revealed. He was American airline executive William "Bill" Lyons, according to …
Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll
The Duchess of Argyll, who was involved in a famous sex scandal back in 1963, never disclosed the identity of the ‘headless man’ with whom she was photographed performing a sex act. It was thought that she took that …
Margaret Campbell, Duchess of Argyll
The Duchess of Argyll is preparing to welcome crowds of people to the grounds of Inveraray Castle this weekend for a food and music festival. The two-day event on Saturday and Sunday celebrates traditional music, family …
Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll
Seventy-five years ago, on 3 rd December 1939, the most feisty of Queen Victoria’s children died at Kensington Palace, aged 91. Princess Louise, through marriage to a Duke, had become a rare example of a Princess who …
Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll
An infamous photo showing Margaret, Duchess of Argyll performing a sex act on a man shocked the nation when it was produced as evidence in her divorce proceedings. But the man’s head was cut off in the photo, …
Margaret Campbell, Duchess of Argyll