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To Marry an English Lord

To Marry an English Lord

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“Marvelous and entertaining.” reviews Julian Fellowes, the creator of Downton Abbey
Staking their ground in England, swapping dollars for titles bymarrying peers of the British realm, enjoy the true stories behind these women who inspired DowntonAbbey and NBC’s The Gilded Age, the heiresses, a Vanderbilt (railroads), a LaRoche (pharmaceuticals), and a Rogers (oil) among the many. Brimming with grand houses, dashing earls, vivid personalities and a wealth of period details and quotes on the finer points of Victorian and Edwardian etiquette, "To Marry an English Lord" is not only good reading but a social history. The parties, clothes, scandals, affairs are mingled with stories of sex, snobbery, humor, social triumphs and failures and 100-year-old gossip that’s still scorching. all are recalled in marvelous detail. A wonderful read !!

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