The Speedicut Papers - Book 7 (1884-1895)

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Royal Scandals

Author: Christopher Joll

Why did General Gordon remain in Khartoum? What really happened at the Battle of Abu Klea? How and why did King Ludwig II of Bavaria, Crown Prince Rudolph of Austro-Hungary and Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence & Avondale, actually die? Who was Jack the Ripper? And why was Oscar Wilde provoked into suing Lord Queensberry? For the first time, convincing answers to these and many other historical questions are revealed in the memoirs of Colonel Jasper Speedicut, as is the real reason for the outbreak of the First Boer War, which erupts shortly after Speedicut and his family have arrived in South Africa for a holiday…


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