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Overcame her humble beginnings to become the most famous comic actress of her day It was while performing on Drury Lane that Dorothy caught the eye of the Duke of Clarence later to become King William IV Her twenty.

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❴Epub❵ ➝ The Duchess of Drury Lane Author Freda Lightfoot – Gamegeek-denter.de Passion jealousy scandal and betrayal – a true life Regency Romance of the rise and fall of an extraordinary woman born into extraordinary times Growing up in a poverty stricken fatherless householdPassion jealousy scandal and betrayal – a true life Regency Romance of the rise and fall of an extraordinary woman born into extraordinary times Growing up in a poverty stricken fatherless household Dorothy Jordan.

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  1. Barbara Bothwell Barbara Bothwell says:

    MOBI The Duchess of Drury Lane Epub ¸ Duchess of Drury ☆ gamegeek denter.de duchess kindle, drury free, lane pdf, The Duchess mobile, of Drury book, Duchess of Drury ebok, The Duchess of Drury Lane PDF/EPUBThis novel about Mrs Jordan the long term mistress of the Duke of Clarence ingeniously weaves fact with fiction As very little is known about Dora Jordan’s early life Lightfoot has created a plausible early storyAs a very successful actress Jordan earned enough money not just to support her family but also to pay for some of Clarence’s extravagances Her family consisted of sisters and brothers as well as her many children most of whom were fathered by ClarenceJordan’s life fell apart once Clarence became heir to George IV and it became necessary for him to produce a legitimate heir which meant marrying a suitable candidate He subseuently became William IV and ironically ueen Adelaide was unable to produce childrenThe Duchess of Drury Lane was what the ‘press’ of the time called Dora Jordan and yes the public could be vicious as well as adoring Nothing changesThis book is well researched and as with all of Lightfoot’s books is eminently readable I r


  2. Orsolya Orsolya says:

    MOBI The Duchess of Drury Lane Epub ¸ Duchess of Drury ☆ gamegeek denter.de duchess kindle, drury free, lane pdf, The Duchess mobile, of Drury book, Duchess of Drury ebok, The Duchess of Drury Lane PDF/EPUBThe same way that modern day rock stars prefer to date models and actresses date athletes; attractions occurred between English royalty and theatre actresses Frieda Lightfoot tells the tale of Dora Jordan a comedienne actress whom became the mistress of the Duke of Clarence later King William IV in “The Duchess of Drury Lane”“The Duchess of Drury Lane” is penned in a memoir like narrative with Dora recalling her life story to a reporter in a first person dialogue This results in a colorful and illustrative narrative which comes alive on some levels However Dora isn’t as accessible as one would prefer as althou


  3. Deyara Deyara says:

    MOBI The Duchess of Drury Lane Epub ¸ Duchess of Drury ☆ gamegeek denter.de duchess kindle, drury free, lane pdf, The Duchess mobile, of Drury book, Duchess of Drury ebok, The Duchess of Drury Lane PDF/EPUBMeh Dora is hard to like and the story was boring Didnt enjoy the style though the setting was nice 25 stars


  4. Sabrina Sabrina says:

    MOBI The Duchess of Drury Lane Epub ¸ Duchess of Drury ☆ gamegeek denter.de duchess kindle, drury free, lane pdf, The Duchess mobile, of Drury book, Duchess of Drury ebok, The Duchess of Drury Lane PDF/EPUBDid not finish this book couldn't get into the writing Our protagonist was a bit too Mary Sue and Daly a bit too evil


  5. Becky Becky says:

    MOBI The Duchess of Drury Lane Epub ¸ Duchess of Drury ☆ gamegeek denter.de duchess kindle, drury free, lane pdf, The Duchess mobile, of Drury book, Duchess of Drury ebok, The Duchess of Drury Lane PDF/EPUBI enjoyed reading The Duchess of Drury Lane I liked that it was written in first person This doesn't always work for me but in this case it did Readers meet a young woman who becomes a famous actress on the stage She was known by several different names in her life and I believe at least two or three different stage names The book jacket calls her 'Dorothy Jordan' but usually in the text she's Dora The first third of the book focuses on her life before discovery To help her family earn enough money she became an actress on the stage like her mother before her She found she could do comedy uite well and her voice could charm audiences Unfortunately unwanted attention from her employer led to pregnancy When her mother learned the truth they fled the scene and started new lives elsewhere Her debts to her old boss were eventually paid however by a new employer The


  6. Elizabeth Elizabeth says:

    MOBI The Duchess of Drury Lane Epub ¸ Duchess of Drury ☆ gamegeek denter.de duchess kindle, drury free, lane pdf, The Duchess mobile, of Drury book, Duchess of Drury ebok, The Duchess of Drury Lane PDF/EPUBThe Duchess of Drury Lane is the story of Dorothea Jordan an Irish actress and courtesan who was the long time mistress and companion of the future King William IV of the United Kingdom during the time period in which he was the Duke of Clarence Dora was hailed as London's leading comic actress particularly renowned for the breeches roles that showed off her celebrated legs In 1790 she met the Duke of Clarence Despite the high society scandal of their relationship the actress and the Duke lived together for twenty contented years in which she bor


  7. Kay Kay says:

    MOBI The Duchess of Drury Lane Epub ¸ Duchess of Drury ☆ gamegeek denter.de duchess kindle, drury free, lane pdf, The Duchess mobile, of Drury book, Duchess of Drury ebok, The Duchess of Drury Lane PDF/EPUBA enthralling narrative that brings history to life Dora a talented woman of her day and a loving mother experienced the ineualities of the social system when the men in her life refused to marry her The fact that one of these men was the future king of England emphasised the unfairness of life


  8. Denise Denise says:

    MOBI The Duchess of Drury Lane Epub ¸ Duchess of Drury ☆ gamegeek denter.de duchess kindle, drury free, lane pdf, The Duchess mobile, of Drury book, Duchess of Drury ebok, The Duchess of Drury Lane PDF/EPUBBefore reading this book I knew very little about Dorothy Jordan She was a very interesting person I thought this was a good read my only complaint is that the Duke of Clarence future King William III didn't make an appearance until halfway through


  9. Nadine Sutton Nadine Sutton says:

    MOBI The Duchess of Drury Lane Epub ¸ Duchess of Drury ☆ gamegeek denter.de duchess kindle, drury free, lane pdf, The Duchess mobile, of Drury book, Duchess of Drury ebok, The Duchess of Drury Lane PDF/EPUBI liked it up to a point but it seemed like Dorothy Jordan was not that interesting? And Im sure she was fun and livelyI have to say that it read like one of Jean Plaidy's less successful offerings


  10. Catherine Catherine says:

    MOBI The Duchess of Drury Lane Epub ¸ Duchess of Drury ☆ gamegeek denter.de duchess kindle, drury free, lane pdf, The Duchess mobile, of Drury book, Duchess of Drury ebok, The Duchess of Drury Lane PDF/EPUBPleasant take on an interesting subjectI'm a fan of Dora Jordan and enjoyed this fictional but accurate accountperhaps happy than others I've read The writing is simple which makes for a uick read


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