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Mar 1, 2019

Swansea slum to Swedish palace

Lillian Davies began her life in what was considered to be slum housing in Garden Street, Swansea, now the southern area of the Quadrant shopping centre. Before her death in 2013, she lived in royal palaces for decades ...

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Posted by: RhodriC

as the partner of Prince Bertil. They eventually married in 1976, and Lillian received the title Her Royal Highness Princess Lilian, Duchess of Halland. Her many public duties included taking part in presentations of Nobel prizes. For more about this rags-to-riches story, use your mobile to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes beside the southern entrance to the Quadrant. Or click here