The Beauty of Her Age

The Beauty of Her Age

A Tale of Sex, Scandal and Money in Victorian England

Hardback288pp Illustrated156x234mm

9781445653204     Product Code: 505013

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Yolande Duvernay was born in poverty in Paris in 1812 but became a celebrated ballerina and mistress of a series of wealthy men. This tale of sex, money and power tells how she persuaded Stephens Lyne-Stephens, the richest commoner in England, to marry her. When he died he left her a substantial income, but his will was challenged in the Court of Chancery. 

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