Important Dates in the life of Lillie Langtry

 

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Born in Jersey on the 13th October 1853
Receives her first marriage proposal
Marries Edward Langtry
1st society dinner at Lady Sebright's
Starts Affair with Prince of Wales
Prince builds Lillie lovenest in Bournemouth
Presented at court to Queen Victoria
Millais Portrait wins portrait of the year
Has money problems
Friendship with Louis Battenberg
Secret birth of daughter in Paris
First appearance on the stage
First commercial advert Pears soap
Theatre tour of America with own Company
Texas town named after her by Roy Bean
Tours in own Pullman carriage Lalee
Becomes American Citizen
Divorces Edward Langtry
Returns to London stage
Becomes owner of 120 ft yacht
Refuses role in Lady Windemere's fan
Wins Cesarawitch with her horse Merman
Edward Langtry dies in poverty
Retires from the stage millionairess
Purchases own theatre the Imperial London
Lillie goes to King Edward VII Coronation
Acting tour of South Africa
First appearance in Vaudeville
Breaks the bank at Monte Carlo
Writes her first Novel
Edward VII dies
Appears in first and only film role
Returns to stage for war charities
Writes Autobiography "The Days I Knew"
Dies in Monaco
Buried in Jersey


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