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Lilly langtry (Lillie or Lily) was an English actress.She was born in 1853 at Jersey and died in 1929 of a heart attack.Also known as 'The Jersey Lily',she was primarily a stage actress,and was renowned for her beauty and is perhaps best known for being one of the mistresses of King Edward VII.Lillie's heyday as a society beauty culminated in her becoming a semi-official mistress to the Prince of Wales,Queen Victoria's son Albert Edward ("Bertie"),the future king Edward VII.Among
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her friends were the Irish writer Oscar Wilde and the American artist James McNeill Whistler.She was for a time the manager of the Imperial Theatre and also manufactured claret at her 4,200 acre winery in Lake County (northern)California,which she purchased in 1888 and sold in 1906.In 1887 Lillie became an American citizen.She became a leading owner in the horse-racing world,before retiring to Monte Carlo.She died there in 1929, and was buried in the graveyard of St. Saviour's Church in Jersey(photo:1885)

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Seaside Crafter says:
Another beautiful page and great information. Love the colours and kit you have used too x
Jan 1, 2013
inkyD says:
So sorry for resorting to C&P again, trying to catch up following hand injury and now bronchitis. Enjoying your gorgeous page immensely, Pauline xx
Dec 19, 2012
sugarpops says:
Gorgeous page!
Dec 18, 2012
Ferro says:
Magnificent page
Dec 17, 2012
savannah's grand mawmaw says:
wonderful page
Dec 17, 2012
Micheline 1 says:
Gorgeous soft page! Super kit!xx
Dec 17, 2012
Heather63 says:
Wonderful page and journalling!x
Dec 17, 2012
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