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Dilke, Sir Charles Wentworth

Born:
1843
Died:
1911
Forenames:
Sir Charles Wentworth
Surname:
Dilke

English politician. FH wrote articles in the Evening News defending Dilke when he was cited as co-respondent in a divorce case. The case scandalised society, not least when the lady in question claimed in the witness box that Dilke had insisted on bringing a Mrs Rogerson to their bed when she was in it. "And Mrs Rogerson was an old woman and his old flame!"

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