Edward VII and his Jewish Court
Edward VII was deeply in debt for most of his life. His mother kept him on a tight
budget, with his expenditure consistently exceeded his income thanks to his love
of the turf, pretty women and lavish entertainment. He showed a 'marked predilection
for very rich people'. Bored, profligate Edward borrowed heavily from Jewish financiers
and businessmen who subsidised such extravagances. They supported Edward socially,
financially and politically during an era of mounting anti-
These Jewish financiers consisted of: the Rothschild brothers -
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