Dukes of degeneracy: Fraudsters, drug addicts and jailbirds - the Dukes of Manchester have shamed the aristocracy for generations
Alexander Charles David Drogo Montagu, the 13th Duke of Manchester, doesn’t preside over an enviable stately home or thousands of rolling ancestral acres — the accomplishments of his forebears have seen to that.
Successive generations of Montagu men have accrued CVs that would not disgrace career criminals.
Now 48, ‘Lord Alex’ — as he sometimes likes to be called — has twice been imprisoned, deported from Canada and messily divorced from two wives, with the end of a third marriage seemingly imminent.
Chips off the block: The 13th Duke of Manchester, pictured with his second wife, has managed to sour the family reputation still further with revelations he is a bigamist