The Queen’s personal chef who divulged her food likes and dislikes, and who also worked for Prince Charles and Princess Diana.
He reacted to tragedy with great risk. He invented bungee jumping and microlighting and competed in extreme and dangerous sports, always facing great dangers.
Liberation or theft? He committed one of the most scandalous ‘crimes’ of the 1950s, but it didn’t stop him going on to become a barrister.
Chief of the Blackfoot Tribe based in Monana, he was a Scout, a musician and a basketball player and eventually a politician, befriending monarchs and presidents – and fighting for the rights of Native Americans.
Trained as a master bacon curer, he taught prisoners to make sausages, sold ham to the Queen, appeared as a Food Hero and divulged many secret recipes.
Learned his trade in France, he became chief pastry chef at the White House, serving 5 presidents and never cooking the same meal twice.
As her family were friends with the Royal Family, she was chosen to be one of Queen Elizabeth’s Maids of Honour at the Coronation. She had vivid memories of the occasion.