Catherine Walters (Skittles)
Person Female Born 13/6/1839 Died 5/8/1920
"The last Victorian Courtesan". Born Liverpool. Died at home 15 South Street. The Independent says: "Catherine Walters is regarded as the last of the great Victorian courtesans. Lovers were rumoured to include Napoleon III and King Edward VII when he was Prince of Wales. She kept a discreet silence and died a rich woman."
Certainly the 8th duke of Devonshire was one of her lovers. See The Victorianist for details and more pictures.