In Zurich, on 23rd December 1857, a young woman lay fast asleep in an enormous bed on the top floor of a lavish villa. It was her 29th birthday. Several storeys below, a quiet commotion was ensuing. At the base of the staircase that spiralled up to her chamber, the German composer, Richard Wagner, was conducting a small orchestra in the villa’s spacious hall.
Prince Harry isn’t the first royal to appear in court
Harry’s great-great-great-Grandfather, the “playboy prince”, appeared in court during the Royal Baccarat Scandal.