The Scandalous Lady W: An Eighteenth-Century Tale of Sex, Scandal and Divorce
Date: November 2019
Duration: 12 hours 10 minutes
It was the divorce that scandalized Georgian England . . .
She was a spirited young heiress. He was a handsome baronet with a promising career in government. Their marriage had the makings of a fairy tale but ended as one of the most salacious and highly publicized divorces in history.
For over two hundred years the story of Lady Worsley, her vengeful husband, and her lover, George Maurice Bisset, lay forgotten. Now Hallie Rubenhold, in her impeccably researched book, throws open a window to a rarely seen view of Georgian England, one colored by passion, adventure, and the defiance of social convention. The Worsleys' story, their struggles and outrageous lifestyle, promises to shock even modern audiences.