Shackleton’s secret lover: Polar explorer was so smitten he named a mountain after her
It doesn’t get much more romantic than this:
He was a fearless polar explorer, undaunted by anything nature could throw at him.
But beneath his rugged exterior, it seems Sir Ernest Shackleton was a sensitive soul haunted by the memory of a secret sweetheart.
Details of a hitherto hidden romance have surfaced with the discovery of a collection of lovers’ keepsakes in a family attic…
Hidden: Shackleton kept his romance with Hope Paterson secret.