Robert Montagu stopped a boy from hurling himself to his death after being raped by older pupils at Eton

a humour of love

‘I was at Eton between 1962 and 1966 at a time when the fagging culture was rife and the culture of prefects of 17 or 18 abusing boys aged 13 and 14 was endemic. It was a problem at many public schools’

Robert Montagu reveals to the Sunday Express that he once stopped a boy from hurling himself out a window after being raped by older pupils in Eton. In his memoir A Humour of LoveRobert describes the abuse suffered at the hands of his father. Read the full Express article here. A Humour of Love by Robert Montagu is available now – get your copy here today!