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Adventuress by Teresa Crompton review: rescuing 'millionaire harlot' Lady Houston's reputation

Adventuress by Teresa Crompton review: rescuing 'millionaire harlot' Lady Houston's reputation

The Telegraph - By Robert Leigh-Pemberton

The £6 million left by the shipping magnate Sir Robert Houston on his death in 1926 caused something of a scandal. The public were willing to overlook the fact that his wife of only 16 months and heir to his estate was a former chorus girl (known in her early life to perform at “bachelor dinner …

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