Subtitle Jessica Mitford and Esmond Romilly
By Meredith Whitford
Published by Umbria Press
Churchill’s Rebels is a heart-breaking story of two young people madly in love and in open rebellion against their up-bringing. Esmond, nephew of Winston Churchill, and Jessica, one of the notorious Mitford girls, met, fell in love and scandalously ran away together. This is their story.
Meredith Whitford is the successful author of two historical novels, Treason and Shakespeare’s Will. She has a BA in History, English and Classics from the University of Adelaide, where she lives. She has been reading about the Mitford and Romilly families since age nineteen.