Lillie Langtry - "The Jersey Lily" - (1853-1929) - Actress, mistress of Edward, Prince of Wales and others. Oooooo, how scandalous this must have been! :O)

The mistresses of Edward V11th, King of Great Britain

Lillie Langtry - "The Jersey Lily" - (1853-1929) - Actress, mistress of Edward, Prince of Wales and others. Oooooo, how scandalous this must have been! :O)

Lillie Langtry (October 13, 1853 – February 12, 1929), usually spelled Lily Langtry when she was in the U.S., born Emilie Charlotte Le Breton, was a British music hall singer and stage actress.  She was also known for her relationships with nobility, including the Prince of Wales, Albert Edward, the Earl of Shrewsbury and Prince Louis of Battenberg.

Lillie Langtry (October 13, 1853 – February 12, 1929), usually spelled Lily Langtry when she was in the U.S., born Emilie Charlotte Le Breton, was a British music hall singer and stage actress. She was also known for her relationships with nobility, including the Prince of Wales, Albert Edward, the Earl of Shrewsbury and Prince Louis of Battenberg.

Lillie Langtry (1853 - 1919). Mistress of Edward VII from 1877 to 1880.

Lillie Langtry (1853 - 1919). Mistress of Edward VII from 1877 to 1880.

Lillie Langtry by Napoleon Sarony, 1882 Have been to the house where she lived and entertained the king--in Bournemouth Uk

Lillie Langtry by Napoleon Sarony, 1882 Have been to the house where she lived and entertained the king--in Bournemouth Uk

Lillie Langtry, born Emilie Charlotte Le Breton; her father, William Corbet Le Breton, & my 3x great grandfather Francis Andrew Le Breton were brothers. When William Ewart Gladstone, then Prime Minister of Britain, asked her: "when did WE take Jersey?" she replied magnificently "you didn't, we took you!" with reference to the Norman Conquest.

Guy Little Theatrical Photograph

Lillie Langtry, born Emilie Charlotte Le Breton; her father, William Corbet Le Breton, & my 3x great grandfather Francis Andrew Le Breton were brothers. When William Ewart Gladstone, then Prime Minister of Britain, asked her: "when did WE take Jersey?" she replied magnificently "you didn't, we took you!" with reference to the Norman Conquest.

Lillie Langtry, August 1885.  A British stage actress and singer, she was known as a "Royal Mistress" for her affairs with the Earl of Shrewsburgy, Prince Louis of Battenburg, and Albert, Prince of Wales.

Lillie Langtry, August 1885. A British stage actress and singer, she was known as a "Royal Mistress" for her affairs with the Earl of Shrewsburgy, Prince Louis of Battenburg, and Albert, Prince of Wales.

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