In the ensuing battle of wills with her husband, which includes a scene of marital rape, Georgiana tm-ns to her old childhood playmate (and future prime minister), the handsome Lord Charles Grey
(Dominic Cooper, "The History Boys").
As it's a period piece about posh people and sex, it obviously stars Keira Knightley (right) as the Duchess, married to the distant 5th Duke of Devonshire (Ralph Fiennes, who I've been enjoying recently), and playing away with a young, thrusting (literally) politician Charles Grey
A EARL Charles Grey
was Prime Minister from 1830-1834.
was born at Falloden, near Alnwick in Northumberland, on March 13, 1764, the son of General Sir Charles Grey
and his wife Elizabeth, daughter of George Grey of Southwick, Durham.
in Philadelphia, where he met Peggy Shippen (later Mrs.
Today it's sandwiched between the Charles Grey
pub and a chain restaurant, Byron Burger.
In recent years we've had a Prime Minister but stretching back to Charles Grey
, the North East has a track record of producing era-defining politicians.
Besides Churchill, atcher and Gladstone we've got Pitt the Younger, Harold Wilson, Clem Attlee, Robert Peel and, erm, Charles Grey
Other prime ministers included in the new stamps are Charles Grey
(1830-1834), Robert Peel (1841-1846), William Ewart Gladstone (1868-1874), Clement Attlee (1945-1951) and Winston Churchill (1951-1955).
But his infidelities drive his wife back into the arms of her one true love Charles Grey
He was Charles Grey
(1764-1845), the Northumberland-born viscount who became Prime Minister and helped shape the 1832 Reform Act.
Fallodon Hall, near Christon Bank, was the birthplace of Charles Grey
, who became Prime Minister in 1830, had Earl Grey tea named after him, and whose statue stands on top of Grey's Monument in Newcastle.
When she gives birth to not one but two daughters, his eye wanders and he takes Georgiana's friend Bess Foster (Hayley Atwell) as his mistress, driving his young wife ever closer to her one true love, Charles Grey
(Dominic Cooper), ambitious protege of Whig Party leader Charles Fox (Simon McBurney).
Bottom left: silk jacket, pounds 99, and shift, pounds 69, by Charles Grey
at Fenwick, as before.
Grey's Monument was erected in 1838 in honour of former Prime Minster Earl Charles Grey
who passed the Great Reform Act of 1832, a move which would lead to wideranging changes to the nation's unfair electoral system.