Freda Dudley Ward

Freda Dudley Ward

Born Jul 28, 1894

Winifred May, Marquesa de Casa Maury, universally known by her first married name as Freda Dudley Ward, was an English socialite best known for being a mistress of the Prince of Wales, who later became King Edward VIII.

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1894 Birth Born on July 28, 1894.


1913 18 Years Old Freda Birkin was twice married, firstly 9 July 1913 (divorced 1931) to The Right Honourable William Dudley Ward, Liberal MP for Southampton. … Read More


1918 23 Years Old …  She was the mistress of the Prince of Wales from 1918 to 1923, after which she remained his close confidante until 1934 and the beginning of his relationship with Wallis Simpson. … Read More


1937 42 Years Old Her second husband was Pedro Jose Isidro Manuel Ricardo Mones, Marques de Casa Maury. They married 20 October 1937. From 1938, the Marques and Marquesa de Casa Maury took up residence in St Johns Wood, north-west London, at 58 Hamilton Terrace, a house commissioned from the architects Burnet, Tait & Lorne. They were divorced in 1954. … Read More


1983 89 Years Old Died on March 16, 1983.
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