Mr Bellamy's Story Author:Michael Hardwick MR. BELLAMY'S STORY is based on a character from the popular television series "UPSTAIRS, DOWNSTAIRS." — The future of a promising Member of Parliament in Edwardian England could easily depend upon the patronage of the aristocracy. And the position of Richard Bellamy, M.P. was particularly delicate. The son of a humble country parson, Mr. Bellamy... more » was married to the Earl of Southwold's beautiful daughter, Lady Marjorie, and his career was closely watched by his conservative family.
Yet Richard Bellamy was a politician with liberal inclinations at a time of great change. The Tory views of Victorian England were fading under the new era and Richard could sense the coming of a new age.
In this fascinating account of Richard Bellamy's rise from obscurity to success, Michael Hardwick has captured the atmosphere of the Edwardian age and the character of the master of 165 Eaton Place.« less