Will Cross, Author, Newport, South Wales, UK
Books on the Morgans of Tredegar House, Newport, South Wales, UK
Will Cross is also the author/ co-author of five books on members of the Morgan family of Tredegar House, Newport, South Wales.
As Author :
"Evan Frederic Morgan: Viscount Tredegar The Final Affairs : Financial and Carnal" ( Just published)
"Not Behind Lace Curtains : The Hidden World of Evan, Viscount Tredegar".
" Lois Sturt: Wild Child: A Glance at Hon. Lois Ina Sturt, Viscountess Tredegar"
A 25,000 word tribute to Evan Morgan's first wife.
With Monty Dart :
"A Beautiful Nuisance : The Life and Death of Hon. Gwyneth Ericka Morgan"
" Aspects of Evan : Including a full transcript of his Court Martial for offences against the Official Secrets Acts." [ which includes a 30,000 word biographical sketch of Evan Frederic Morgan, the last Viscount Tredegar ].
ALL BOOKS ARE ON AMAZON UK AND AMAZON . COM
About Will Cross, Author
Will Cross ( William Cross, FSA Scot ) is a published Author, dealing mainly in historical biographies of overlooked British aristocrats.
Books on the Carnarvons of Highclere Castle
There are now FIVE Books on the Carnarvons.
In 2011 Will published " The Life and Secrets of Almina Carnarvon", a candid biography of Almina Wombwell ( 1876-1969 ), Fifth Countess of Carnarvon, whose husband co-discovered the Tomb of Tutankhamun. He later published two other books about Almina, including an illustrated text on 'Lady Carnarvon's Nursing Homes' and a transcript and analysis of the 'Dustbin Case' ( Dennistoun v Dennistoun ( 1925)) a scandalous Court Case that Almina was plunged into following her second marriage to the ultimate cad, Lt Col Ian Onslow Dennistoun.
in 2012, to mark the 90th year of the discovery of Tutankhamun Will also published " Lordy! Tutankhamun's Patron As A Young Man", a study of the Fifth Earl's childhood and youth, leading to his marriage to Almina in 1895.
Latest Book : Catherine Wendell and Tilly Losch
Will's latest book on the Carnarvons of Highlere Castle ( published on 18 November, 2013 ) is a biographical sketch of the American beauty, Catherine Wendell and the Austrian dancer, Tilly Losch, the two Sixth Countesses of Carnarvon, wives of Henry George Alfred Marius Victor Francis Herbert, the rascal Sixth Earl of Carnarvon. The new book is " Catherine and Tilly : Porchey Carnarvon's Two Duped Wives "
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Talks, Lectures and Presentations
Will Cross is available to give a variety of talks, illustrated lectures and presentations on his books on the Morgans of Tredegar House, Newport, South Wales and the Carnarvons of Highclere Castle, Near Newbury ( read Downtoin Abbey ).
He is also happy to give talks/ workshops and lectures one various aspects of Scottish history and Scottish genealogy.
Will is a regular lecturer at the Society of Genealogists, London on Scottish topics. He has given talks/ lectures to many groups across the UK, including Probus, WI, U3A and local history organisations,
A full list of talks can be found on the link, below, or by e-mailing Will he will be happy to help , including devising a bespoke talk, lecture or presentation specially for your group.
TALKS LINK FOR WILLIAM CROSS, FSA Scot
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