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The Georgian Rake

The Georgian Rake

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Amanda Twyford had to face the unwelcome news that Charles Barsett would wed her sister Isabella. Charles' reputation as a rogue made such a marriage unthinkable to Amanda - but not to Isabella, a dutiful daughter whose head was turned by Charles' title and wealth. It was left to Amanda to prove th ...more

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Born Alice Mary Chetwynd Humphrey on 12 October 1913 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England, UK, she studied at King Edward VI Grammar School in Birmingham. On 3 February 1945, she married Kenneth James Ley. They had two sons; Richard James Humphrey Ley and Graham Kenneth Hugh Ley.

She was a teacher at Harrow College of Higher Education. In 1962, she obtained a diploma in Sociology at London University, and was awarded the Gilchrist Award of 1962. She was a lecturer in Sociology and Social H