Surtees, Virginia

A Beckford inheritance. The Lady Lincoln scandal.

(Wilton), Michael Russell 1977.

Reference: 13361
Price: £5 [convert currency]

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8vo. viii + (2 blank) + 147 + (1)pp. Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper. Ex-Oxfordshire County Libraries copy, with library ownership stamp and stock numbers on verso of title leaf, and remains of library lending sheet pasted to front free endpaper.

An account of the calamitous marriage between Lady Susan Hamilton (William Beckford’s grand-daughter, hence the Beckford reference in the volume’s title) and Lord Lincoln, later Duke of Newcastle and a Cabinet Minister in Peelite/Liberal governments.