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That is Boris Johnson’s very very very first spouse, previous Tatler address woman Allegra Mostyn-Owen?

That is the glamorous college gf who became the spouse of y our freshly appointed Uk Prime Minister, Boris Johnson?

Boris Johnson and Allegra Mostyn-Owen at Oxford in 1986

Allegra Mostyn-Owen had been Boris Johnson’s university gf along with his very first spouse – 32 years back. The set had been area of the ‘bright young things’ associated with the Oxford college elite, a golden, glossy, head-turning act that is double.

Allegra, the Italian for ‘joyful’ or ‘lively’, a term which is used to annotate music that is uplifting ended up being allegedly ‘not’ their state she was at after (and during) her wedding to Johnson. A union that lasted six years, between 1987 and 1993, whenever couple eventually divorced.

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The constant Mail described the wedding ‘as a cross between Los Angeles Dolce Vita and Brideshead Revisited’. Allegra ended up being the captivating daughter of art historian and Christie’s auction home Chairman, the millionaire William Mostyn-Owen along with his Italian journalist spouse, Gaia Servadio. Your family seat had been Woodhouse, an estate that is grade-ii-listed Shropshire. Your house had been their wedding location – whenever Allegra wove plants through her locks and Johnson arrived with neither pants nor shoes.

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An Oxford contemporary told the Mail that, ‘Allegra had most of the Italian Botticelli angel appears: blond and ethereal. She was made by that quality seem untouchable to your sleep of us – which will be just what Boris could have desired as a trophy.’