Edward the Caresser: The Playboy Prince Who Became Edward VII

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Edward VII spent 59 years as Prince of Wales, but only nine as King of England. In this biography of Edward--"the Caresser" in Henry James's coinage--Stanley Weintraub explains how a lazy, irresponsible playboy became a beloved monarch whose name defines the era of his reign. Despite it all the public loved him, and Weintraub's candid portrait reveals an instinctive diplomat, and a surprisingly admirable man. Photos.

Edward the Caresser: The Playboy Prince Who Became Edward VII 2001, Free Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780684853185

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