Lillie Langtry, nicknamed "The Jersey Lily", was a Victorian actress who became the lover of Edward VII. The king met her after deliberately contriving for them to be seated next to each other at a dinner party. Conveniently enough, Langtry's husband happened to be placed at the opposite end of the table.
Lilly Langtree. Actress. Born as Emilie Charlotte Le Breton at St Saviour's rectory, Jersey. She married Edward Langtry in 1874 and they moved to England, where they became established in London society. She had affairs with Albert, Prince of Wales, (the future King Edward VII) and Prince Louis of Battenberg (father of Earl Mountbatten of Burma) with whom she had a child (not the Earl). Unsurprisingly her marriage broke up and she embarked on a highly successful career as an actress.
Lillie Langtry. one of Edward VII's mistresses, born Emilie Charlotte Le Breton, celebrated as a young woman for her beauty and charm, and later established a reputation as an actress and producer, starring in many plays, , eventually running her own stage production.She was also known for her relationships with noblemen, including the Prince of Wales, the Earl of Shrewsbury, and Prince Louis of Battenberg. "The Jersey Lily."