Separate Lives: the Story of Sir George and Lady Grey by Gwen Chessell
The life of Sir George Grey is important in the annals of 19th century colonial history. But why has so little been written about his wife, Eliza? Why has she been cast into the shadows? This is the first biography to tell the story of George and Eliza together, two vital characters whose union started with high hopes but whom scandalous notoriety forced apart during the reign of Queen Victoria. George's political equilibrium was destroyed and Eliza became a victim of the 19th century's attitude to women and marriage.