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Splendour and Squalor: The Decline and Fall of Three Aristocratic Dynasties Summary à 100 ¸ From stately homes to the prisons of wartime Britain; from the House of Lords to Edwardian asylums; from the Ritz and the Dorchester to East End dives Splendour and Sualor tells the fascinating storiesFrom stately homes to the prisons of wartime Britain; from the House of Lords to Edwardian asylums; fr. 35 stars This is an entertaining and interesting look at 4 different people from the British aristocracy during the 20th century Showing off their astounding weaknesses and terrible behaviour that seems to repeat down the family lines These people all had serious problems with drugs money and a sense of entitlement Their inheritances get blown on ridiculous items like luxury cars that they can't even drive trips away paying for all their friends and other frivolities Hardly any of these people were actually involved with the House of Lords the one who was often attended just for the free dinners This goes to show how with money you can be let off almost anything These men got themselves into a lot of trouble at times and whilst some got short prison sentences much shorter than you or I would get for the same offence most of them were able to pay their ways out or get someone else to uite well written in a light and jovial way it still has a serious side I enjoyed this

Splendour and Squalor The Decline and Fall of Three Aristocratic DynastiesFrom stately homes to the prisons of wartime Britain; from the House of Lords to Edwardian asylums; fr. 35 stars This is an entertaining and interesting look at 4 different people from the British aristocracy during the 20th century Showing off their astounding weaknesses and terrible behaviour that seems to repeat down the family lines These people all had serious problems with drugs money and a sense of entitlement Their inheritances get blown on ridiculous items like luxury cars that they can't even drive trips away paying for all their friends and other frivolities Hardly any of these people were actually involved with the House of Lords the one who was often attended just for the free dinners This goes to show how with money you can be let off almost anything These men got themselves into a lot of trouble at times and whilst some got short prison sentences much shorter than you or I would get for the same offence most of them were able to pay their ways out or get someone else to uite well written in a light and jovial way it still has a serious side I enjoyed this

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Splendour and Squalor: The Decline and Fall of Three Aristocratic Dynasties È Three of Britain's most illustrious aristocratic dynasties and of the black sheep who brought them do. Very interesting book on how three families that had everything could implode to such an extent A great read for anyone interested in the British aristocracy Download Ù PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook  Marcus Scriven

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Marcus Scriven  0 Download Om the Ritz and the Dorchester to East End dives Splendour and Sualor tells the fascinating stories of. Going in I knew nothing about the aristocrats profiled I had never heard of any of these people And yet I found myself reading the book every chance I could get fascinated by the story of their decline and fall The author makes this odd world of noble pretension existing beyond its expiration date glitter like fool’s gold The kindle edition had only a few typos Every now and then the odd “note357” or another number would appear in the middle of a sentence The footnote function worked well on the Kindle for Windows app You’ll want to check the footnotes they tell at least half the story