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To Marry an English Lord : Tales of Wealth and Marriage, Sex and Snobbery in the Gilded Age
by Gail MacColl and Carol MCD Wallace




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From the Gilded Age until 1914, more than 100 American heiresses invaded Britannia and swapped dollars for titles--just like Cora Crawley, Countess of Grantham, the first of the Downton Abbey characters Julian Fellowes was inspired to create after reading To Marry An English Lord. Filled with vivid personalities, gossipy anecdotes, grand houses, and a wealth of period details--plus photographs, illustrations, quotes, and the finer points of Victorian and Edwardian etiquette--To Marry An English Lord is social history at its liveliest and most accessible.

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Overview

From the Gilded Age until 1914, more than 100 American heiresses invaded Britannia and swapped dollars for titles--just like Cora Crawley, Countess of Grantham, the first of the Downton Abbey characters Julian Fellowes was inspired to create after reading To Marry An English Lord. Filled with vivid personalities, gossipy anecdotes, grand houses, and a wealth of period details--plus photographs, illustrations, quotes, and the finer points of Victorian and Edwardian etiquette--To Marry An English Lord is social history at its liveliest and most accessible.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780761171959
  • ISBN-10: 0761171959
  • Publisher: Workman Publishing
  • Publish Date: March 2012
  • Page Count: 403
  • Dimensions: 8.99 x 6.04 x 0.92 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.42 pounds


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