Privilege and Scandal: The Remarkable Life of Harriet Spencer, Sister of Georgiana
Publish Date: 2008-06-24
Author: Janet Gleeson
A revealing portrait of one of the most glamorous, influential, and notorious members of the Spencer family
Intelligent, attractive, and born into wealth, Harriet Spencer, ancestor of Princess Diana, married Frederick, Viscount Duncannon, at the age of nineteen. But it was her affair with Lord Granville Leveson Gower that resulted in the birth of two children and all but consumed Harriets life.
The first comprehensive biography of Lady Harriet Spencer, Privilege & Scandal gives readers an inside look at the British aristocracy during the decadent eighteenth century, while bringing one of the eras most intriguing women to life.