Lois Sturt, Wild Child : A Glance at Hon. Lois Ina Sturt, Viscountess Tredegar

New Book  By William Cross : Now Available  £8.00 Post Free UK

From the age of the flapper, with vivid yarns of those Bright Young Things comes the poignant tale of British high society wild child, the Honourable Lois Ina Sturt, a dazzling, single minded,one-off personality who was dead by the age of 37. Sibling of the enigmatic, hedonistic peer Lord ‘Naps’ Alington, the family pile was the magical Crichel Estate in Dorset. The blond, tubercular Naps was  matched only in devil may care attitude by his younger sister Lois, a delectable, quixotic creature,an accomplished actress and dancer, a clever painter who studied at the Slade School of Art and had her own art studio in Chelsea. She also became a successful race horse owner and breeder of Great Danes. But Lois’ story is largely untold. She was deemed “fast” and “high-spirited”: Lois wanted to knock the stuffing out of convention and achieved this by engaging in several long love affairs, generally with older, married men. She was for four years the lover of the much older Reggie Herbert, 15th Earl of Pembroke, and an intimate around the string of unapproved-of good-time girls chasing Prince George, the ill-fated Duke of Kent. In 1928 Lois entered into an arranged, madcap marriage de convenance with the homosexual Hon. Evan Frederic Morgan, heir to the Viscount Tredegar and died suddenly in Budapest in 1937, a victim of long years of alcohol abuse and insane slimming treatments. Author of previous titles on several forgotten Society figures of the 1920s and 1930s, William Cross presents all the humorous anecdotes, coupled with fascinating, yet often sad facts on the boisterous life and times of Evan Morgan’s first wife Lois, Viscountess Tredegar. Incredibly, Lois may boast a blood connection to the current heir to the British throne.  ISBN 10 1-905914-31-8 and ISBN 13 978-1-905914-31-9

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William Cross has now published six books featuring Evan Frederic Morgan ( 1893-1949)  - 2nd Viscount Tredegar of Tredegar House, Newport, South Wales.  He is available to give talks about Evan and generally about the Morgan family. 

Evan Frederic Morgan : Viscount Tredegar : The Final Affairs : Financial and Carnal.

Not Behind Lace Curtains: The Hidden World of Evan, Viscount Tredegar.

Aspects of Evan : The Last Viscount Tredegar: With a transcript of his Court Martial for offences against the Official Secrets Act. 

A Beautiful Nuisance : The Life and Death of Hon. Gwyneth Ericka Morgan.

The Abergavenny Witch Hunt : An account of the prosecution of over twenty homosexuals in a small Welsh town in 1942.

Lois Sturt: Wild Child: A Glance at Hon. Lois Ina Sturt, Viscountess Tredegar. [ NB  Lois Sturt ( 1900-1937)  was Evan Morgan's first wife.]



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