The Earl of Carnarvon was the British Secretary of State for the Colonies under Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli, who was premier from 1868 to At the time the British government wanted to expand the British Empire.
Princess Margaret caught in a candid moment Group Captain Peter Townsend. Despite being a war hero, Townsend's status as a divorcee made him an unacceptable marital choice for Margaret in the eyes of government officials and the Church of England.
It was a week before Christmas, in that the isolated village of Imber tucked deep in the folds of Salisbury plain was requisitioned by the War Office. the entire population were given 47 days to leave their homes.