Mary Anne Clarke and the Grand Ole’ Duke of York

This afternoon Margaret Mills turned her attention to focus on a notorious woman born in 1776.

The lady in question was MARY ANNE CLARKE, who at the age of 18 became an actress and later the mistress of the GRAND OLD DUKE OF YORK, with whom she worked a profitable scam which encouraged potential recruits to the army to buy commissions.

Listen here to what Margaret revealed about this nefarious deed: –

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