Miss Graham, a devout Christian, was judged unfit to teach by a panel that heard allegations that in June 2014 she spent three hours in bed with the schoolboy at a Travelodge in Edinburgh, drinking alcohol and repeatedly engaging in sexual activity.
But in a statement she said she was the 'victim' and that if the photograph was of her, it had been posed and was of someone who was 'not in control of the situation'.
He also draws on the memories of his friend, Baroness Gaby Bentinck, whose industrialist father, Heinrich Thyssen, funded much of Hitler’s rise to power.
She, too, moved in the same circles as Unity Mitford — but are these allegations just high-class hearsay, or might there be something in them?
One man bound her hands and feet to its four corners while another, in what was obviously a familiar ritual, wound up the gramophone and dropped the needle on to a record of Horst-Wessel-Lied, the Nazi anthem.This was the cue for the other officers to remove their boots, belts and uniforms.Then, as the pounding marching song broke the silence, they took it in turns to enjoy the entirely willing object of their desire.So passed another typical evening for Unity Mitford, according to a startling new biography of the aristocrat’s daughter who scandalised Thirties Britain by becoming a member of Adolf Hitler’s most intimate circle.
Of Unity’s fascination with all matters sexual there is no doubt, if Litchfield is to be believed.
Growing up at Swinbrook House, near the Oxfordshire village of Burford, one of her favourite artists was Hieronymus Bosch, famous for numerous paintings of Purgatory featuring explicitly sexual and violent images.