A Former Ambassador's English House Asks $40 Million

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A Former Ambassador's English House Asks $40 Million

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When John Hay Whitney arrived in Britain in 1957 to take up the post of American ambassador, he and his socialite wife, Betsey, achieved what few other “outsiders” managed: becoming close friends with the royal family—a friendship likely assisted by their mutual love of horse racing.

A year later Whitney—universally known as Jock—and his wife purchased a modernist house 23 miles southwest of central London in Wentworth Park, a private development of houses ranged around a championship golf course. The property was also conveniently…

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