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From the ashes

One of England’s finest estates comes to the market for £25 to £30 million   The scene of the tragic deaths of the Conservative MP Michael...

Archibald Hall (AKA Archibald Thomson-Hall, Roy Fontaine, the Killer Butler and the Monster Butler, 1924 – 2002)

A bisexual conman, thief and serial killer who targeted the aristocracy. Hall was born in Glasgow and took elocution lessons during his first of...

Chelsea’s for servants

Estate agent announces that Chelsea is “where servants live”   The cast of Made in Chelsea better relocate. With the announcement by estate agents Beauchamp Estates...

All hail vulgarity

21st century gauche replaces 20th century elegance   A hidden enclave opposite the V&A museum in South Kensington was home to two of the twentieth century’s...

Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba (1926 – 2014)

This Spaniard held more titles than the Queen and married her third husband, a toyboy civil servant, in 2011. The 18th Duchess of Alba was said to...

Michelle Dockery

This Golden Globe and Emmy nominated actress came to prominence as Downton Abbey’s Lady Mary Crawley in September 2010 and is now considered “one...

A Gipsy flies

The story of a 1929 bi-plane with a truly fascinating pedigree   Britain’s best-known wartime Prime Minister piloted a Gipsy Moth aeroplane that will be...

The badgers of Albany

Matthew Steeples delves into the history of Albany, Piccadilly and discovers an affordable way of living there   Albany, off Piccadilly in Mayfair, was most probably...

Hugh Bonneville

In his role as Downton Abbey’s Lord Grantham, this actor warned that “scandals” always have a habit of coming out. He graduated in Theology...
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A Highway Ponzi House

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A Socially Distanced Showcase

An invitation from businesswoman Heather Bird Tchenguiz to a socially distanced ‘by appointment’ exhibition of the works of William Cookson in Knightsbridge this September.