I first learned of Moreton Frewen when reading Elisabeth Kehoe’s book, Fortune’s Daughters: the Extravagant Lives of the Jerome Sisters (Grove Atlantic, Ltd., 2004). Frewen, born 1853, a younger son of a wealthy and well-connected Sussex squire,
was not originally considered suitable for oldest of the Jerome sisters, Clara, who had been brought up in Paris, virtually in the Court of Louis Napoleon. He could not expect much of an inheritance as the extensive properties held by the squire were entailed under primogeniture. Moreton, as a gentleman by birth, would normally be expected to enter the clergy, the Services or politics. Continue reading
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Born in New York, Andrea Downing has only recently returned from the UK where she lived for most of her life. Having traveled extensively through Europe, Africa and Latin America, she now divides her time between NYC and the east end of Long Is., punctuated by frequent journeys out west---the area of the USA she loves best. Her first book, Loveland, was published August 10th by The Wild Rose Press.
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