Mon. Apr 22nd, 2024

02 Trashy Royals: Two Princes of Wales

There are fascinating through lines that draw House Windsor together in unexpected, and even (to our boring middle class values) unseemly, ways. In today’s foray into Trashy Royals, Alicia introduces us to Prince of Wales “Dirty” Bertie, the future Edward VII, and one of his longtime mistresses, Alice “Freddie” Keppel.

And then we meet again a young Prince Charles, the longest serving Prince of Wales, and learn how the pattern established by his great-great-grandfather led to a wild love triangle, an awful lot of heartache, and eventually, an unexpected marriage.

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