Tuesday, November 30, 2010

The Middleton Fortune

Kate Middleton's journey from ordinary middle class girl to future princess has all the elements of a romantic fairytale. Kate's great great grandfather, Francis Martineau Lupton built a huge fortune which he left to his family when he died in 1921.

By Jason Lewis, Investigations Editor 8:30PM GMT 27 Nov 2010

But Ms Middleton's rise to the ranks of the aristocracy would not have been possible without the hard-headed foresight of a Victorian industrialist and philanthropist.

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