Freda Dudley Ward
British socialite
Freda Dudley Ward
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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Independent living center honors three - Tasley Eastern Shore News
Google News - over 5 years
He is the son of JP and Jenifer Ward, and also the grandson of Jim and Betsy Wallace and Freda Ward. Brice excels with his academics and is a very outgoing young man. He was presented with a new computer, printer, and Zoom Tech technology screen reader
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Not a laughing matter - Sydney Morning Herald
Google News - almost 6 years
In a wonderfully frank letter to his married mistress, Freda Ward, the future king wrote from Government House in Sydney: "I can hardly bring myself even to talk to these - Davidsons!! [Governor of NSW] However they are tamer than when we arrived not
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BROADWAY
NYTimes - over 31 years
''IT'S a play that was living somewhere inside me,'' said John Pielmeier, the author of ''The Boys of Winter,'' a drama about Vietnam that will open at the Biltmore Theater Nov. 17. ''I always wanted to write a war play,'' said Mr. Pielmeier, whose ''Agnes of God'' ran on Broadway for 17 months. ''This play began as a commission and the only qualms
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BROADWAY
NYTimes - over 31 years
A NEW Frank Loesser musical more than 15 years after the composer's death? Happily yes. It's called ''Senor Discretion'' and the 250-page first draft - book and score - was completed just before Mr. Loesser's death in 1969. Jo Loesser, the widow of the man who wrote such hits as ''Guys and Dolls'' and ''The Most Happy Fella,'' is working on this
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Freda Dudley Ward
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1983
    Age 88
    Died on March 16, 1983.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1937
    Age 42
    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.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1918
    Age 23
    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.
    More Details Hide Details The actress Jane Birkin is also a relative, the elder daughter of a much younger first cousin.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1913
    Age 18
    Freda Birkin was twice married, firstly 9 July 1913 (divorced 1931) to The Right Honourable William Dudley Ward, Liberal MP for Southampton.
    More Details Hide Details They had two daughters. Though her first husband's family surname was Ward, the combination "Dudley Ward" eventually became their official surname, through common usage.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1894
    Born
    Born on July 28, 1894.
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