The Secret Rooms: A Castle Filled with Intrigue, a Plotting Duchess and a Mysterious Death

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A castle filled with intrigue, a plotting duchess and a mysterious death in Catherine Bailey's The Secret Rooms. At 6 am on 21 April 1940 John the 9th Duke of Rutland, and one of Britain's wealthiest men, ended his days, virtually alone, lying on a makeshift bed in a dank cramped suite of rooms in the servants' quarters of his own home, Belvoir Castle, in Leicestershire. For weeks, as his health deteriorated, his family, his servants - even the King's doctor - pleaded with him to come out, but he refused. After his death, ...

The Secret Rooms: A Castle Filled with Intrigue, a Plotting Duchess and a Mysterious Death 2013, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780141035673

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