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Gambling and the Fate of the Haute Ton’s “Club Widow”

Being what was known as a “club widow” was a common situation for married women of the aristocracy in London. Men frequented their clubs more often than they did their homes. White’s, Brooks’s, and Boodle’s were the three great clubs … Continue reading

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