Black diamonds : the rise and fall of an English dynasty / Catherine Bailey.
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- Publisher: [Bath] : Oakhill Publishing Limited, 2008.
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Read by Gareth Armstrong.
Wentworth is today a crumbling and forgotten palace in Yorkshire. Yet just 100 years ago it was the ancestral pile of the Fitzwilliams - an aristocratic clan whose home and life were fuelled by coal mining. This is the story of their spectacular decline: of inheritance fights; rumours of a changeling and of lunacy; philandering earls; illicit love; war heroism; a tragic connection to the Kennedys; violent deaths; mining poverty and squalor; and a class war that literally ripped apart the local landscape. -- Container.
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