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The Untold Story of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother – Her Maj conceived by artificial insemination

by | 30th, April 2012

IT gives me great pleasure to bring to your attention the latest work of Lady Colin Campbell (‘Georgie’ to her friends)  The Untold Story of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother .

Earlier this month, the Daily Mail whipped up a little fuss over Lady Colin’s claim in her book that the Queen and Princess Margaret were conceived by artificial insemination. The story was told with a faint tremor of the shock-horrors, as if the idea had been dreamt up in someone’s pretty head for the first time.

In fact this tale made its debut abroad back in 1997, in Kitty Kelley’s still-banned book  The Royals . I have a copy of it which the late Sheridan Morley illegally secreted to me in a brown paper wrap. On page 23, darling Kitty a true digger of gilt-coated dirt relates that the Duke of Windsor could not impregnate his wife the Duchess is quoted as joking, ‘The Duke is not heir-conditioned.’

Alas his brother, once Edward VIII,

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