‘Scandal’ of the actress and the aristocrat recalled a century on

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HE was the the wealthy aristocrat, she the chorus girl whose sister married a miner.

When the secret marriage of Rowland George Winn (the future 3rd Baron of St Oswald) and Evie Carew became public in 1915 it was splashed across newspapers.

His shocked parents only learned of the match months when it was exposed in the Daily Mirror. Winn was forced to resign his Army commission.

 

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