Noble Endeavours: The life of two countries, England and Germany, in many stories

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In 1613 a beautiful Stuart princess married a handsome young German prince. This was a love match, but it was also an alliance that aimed to weld together Europe's two great Protestant powers. Before Elizabeth and Frederick left London for the court in Heidelberg, they watched a performance of The Winter's Tale. In 1943, a group of British POWS gave a performance of that same play to a group of enthusiastic Nazi guards in Bavaria. When the amateur actors suggested doing a version of The Merchant of Venice that showed ...

Noble Endeavours: The life of two countries, England and Germany, in many stories 2014, Simon & Schuster Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781849830157

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Noble Endeavours: The life of two countries, England and Germany, in many stories 2013, Simon & Schuster Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781847378255

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