Prince Eddy and the Homosexual Underworld
In November 1970 an article in an obscure British journal made the startling claim that the notorious mass-
Although this bizarre theory was subsequently dismissed, rumours about the long-
This is the story of Prince Eddy's alleged involvement in another Victorian cause celebre -
Working from original sources (including the files of the Director of Public Prosecutions and the Esher Papers), Theo Aronson has written the first full account of the strange life of Prince Eddy, setting it in perspective against a vivid backcloth of the astonishingly active homosexual underworld during the last decades of Queen Victoria's reign.
He explores Prince Eddy's upbringing, his university and military careers, his curious personality, his alleged "secret marriage", his links with the Jack the Ripper murders, his early death and, above all, the central mystery of his life -