A History of Private Life

Secrets at Home - Illicit Guests

Episode 14 Secrets at Home - Illicit Guests

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Summary

Through first-hand accounts in letters and diaries, Amanda Vickery discovers stories from adultery cases about women sneaking lovers into the house - and how impossible it was to keep anything from prying servants, who were literally peering through the keyhole. From 2009.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Amanda Vickery
Producer Elizabeth Burke
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