The Prince's Mistress: A Life of Mary Robinson
The Prince's Mistress: A life of Mary Robinson
Sutton (Stroud, UK), 2004
Mary Robinson (1758-1800), generally known to history as 'Perdita' after the Shakespearean role which made her famous as an actress early in her career, was the first mistress of George, Prince of Wales, later King George IV of England.
When he tired of her and ended the affair, she used some of his more compromising letters to blackmail ...