Posts Tagged: William Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck

At home with the Duke of Portland

Bentinck, after his brush with normality in early life, became a recluse, apparently after being rebuffed by an actress. Why the reclusive duke, who shunned all society and even built doors on his bed, should for example build a vast ballroom underground, is just one of the mysteries of Welbeck.

At home with the Duke of Portland

Bentinck, after his brush with normality in early life, became a recluse, apparently after being rebuffed by an actress. Why the reclusive duke, who shunned all society and even built doors on his bed, should for example build a vast ballroom underground, is just one of the mysteries of Welbeck.