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Gladys, Duchess of Marlborough: the aristocrat with attitude

Her beauty and fierce intelligence left Proust and Rodin obsessed, and the upper-classes besotted. Then why did the vivacious Gladys Deacon die a recluse?
Christine Alvarado
Christine Alvarado • 2 years ago

Gladys Deacon on her wedding day to the Duke of Marlborough,1921. Photo Courtesy of Hugo Vickers.

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