Stanley Baldwin — ‘A Man of the Most Utter Insignificance’?

  • Dick Leonard


In June 1883 a Harrow schoolboy was flogged by his headmaster, and his adored father was summoned to the school to be warned of his son’s moral wickedness. His offence? He had composed a piece of juvenile pornography and, apparently far worse, had injured the school’s reputation by posting a copy to his cousin at Eton.


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© Dick Leonard 2005

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