Battle to Cross the Channel, Royal Matchmaker, Boettcher Kidnapping

In the picturesque Eure-et-Loir region of France, the Chateau de Maillebois was once the home of a daring and record-breaking pilot. Located in the scenic village of Great Bookham, England, Polesden Lacey is the venue where royal matchmaking took a salacious turn, and changed western history forever. Perched atop a cliff in Golden, Colorado, the sprawling Boettcher Mansion belonged to an innocent family who was devastated by a brutal kidnapping that shocked the nation.

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