The Duchess Of Drury Lane by Freda Lightfoot

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Growing up in a poverty-stricken, fatherless household, Dorothy Jordan overcame her humble beginnings to become the most famous comic actress of her day. Beginning her career on the Dublin stage, she moved on to the playhouses of Leeds and York before achieving fame performing at Sheridan's famous theatre on Drury Lane. It was there 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.
 

About Freda Lightfoot

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This top PLR author was born in Lancashire but now lives in Spain, where she produces her own olive oil. She has published over fifty short stories, numerous articles and more than thirty-five novels, including many bestselling family sagas.
 
Published August 1, 2013 by Magna Large Print Books. 416 pages
Genres: History, Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction