To Marry an English Lord: Tales of Wealth and Marriage, Sex and Snobbery

To Marry an English Lord: Tales of Wealth and Marriage, Sex and Snobbery

Gail MacColl, Carol McD. Wallace


From the Gilded Age till 1914, greater than a hundred American heiresses invaded Britannia and swapped funds for titles--just like Cora Crawley, Countess of Grantham, the 1st of the Downton Abbey characters Julian Fellowes used to be encouraged to create after interpreting To Marry An English Lord. choked with brilliant personalities, gossipy anecdotes, grand homes, and a wealth of interval details--plus pictures, illustrations, rates, and the finer issues of Victorian and Edwardian etiquette--To Marry An English Lord is social heritage at its liveliest and so much obtainable.

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