FBI files claim Lord Louis Mountbatten had ‘perversion for young boys’
Prince Andrew's judgment has once again been called into question after video emerged showing him at the home of convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein. Video emerged of Prince Andrew at the property in 2010 after Epstein was released from prison for having sex with an underage prostitute. The prince, 59, has been dogged by accusations of a lack of judgment about his links with the disgraced financier, who was found dead in his New York prison cell on earlier this month. Image: Getty
The Queen infamously called 1992 her “annus horribilis” however there is a strong argument to be made that 2019 is shaping up to be an equally difficult year for Her Majesty.
Not only is the UK on the precipice of a constitutional crisis with Brexit looming and her son Prince Andrew is facing renewed scrutiny over his friendship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, but this week a cache of documents have surfaced that allege one of the Windsor family’s most trusted confidantes had a “perversion for young boys”.
The claims are based on three decades of American intelligence service files uncovered by biographer Andrew Lownie as part of his research for new book The Mountbattens: Their Lives & Loves, and they cast Lord Louis Mountbatten — a World War II hero and Prince Philip’s uncle — in a disturbing light.
The newly unearthed FBI files, The Times reports, reference a 1944 interview with Elizabeth de la Poer Beresford, Baroness Decies, a friend of the royal family.
“She states that in these circles ...
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