Duke Paper

Duke Paper

Down from Northumbria came last week a duke, like the dukes of old, to trouble the Parliament at London. He purchased the Morning Post, oldest of existing London daily papers.

Alan Ian Percy, of the House of Percy, 8th Duke of Northumberland, notorious for quoting Nesta Webster, well-known anti-Socialist authoress, was a fighting soldier in Sudan and South Africa and a London soldier in the World War. In 1922, he was reported financially embarrassed, sold much land, rented his mansion on the Thames....

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!