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Regency Celebrity: Princess Caraboo, Extraordinary Imposter

Mary Baker (née Willcocks) (1791 – 24 December 1864) was a noted impostor who went by the name Princess Caraboo. She pretended to be from a far away island and fooled a British town for some months. Biography On 3 … Continue reading

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