Lillie Langtry, also known as “Jersey Lily”..

..was an actress who captivated London high society the very first night of her performance there.  She caught the eye and the heart of Edward, Prince of Wales (who was married) and performed on stage for 34 years in Britain and America.

(Photos: Prince of Wales and his mistress, actress Lillie Langtry.  It’s all in the eyes.)