Friday, February 14, 2020

The Bad Boy Prince Who Became a King

From Nancy Bilyeau at English History Authors:
He was a younger brother in a royal family, not expected to ascend to the throne of England when born. He threw himself into a military career. He was wild and boisterous, given to carousing, and fell deeply in love with an actress. During their many years together, she financially supported him. Sometimes mocked by the public, he had a warm heart, a generous nature, and a willingness to listen that gave him a popularity few others in his family enjoyed. Meet William, Duke of Clarence, and later King of England from 1830 to 1837. (Read more.)

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