Wives of the Kings of England: From Hanover to Windsor

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Consorts of the British monarchs have sometimes been regarded as dangerously influential, although since the Hanoverian succession there has been only one queen who sought to be the power behind the throne. This book surveys the wives of the English kings from the George I to George VI. Life has not always been easy for these women--one was imprisoned for life, another arraigned before the House of Lords, while a third has been described as "the most wronged wife in Europe." And often there was little romance involved in ...

Wives of the Kings of England: From Hanover to Windsor 2004, Peter Owen Publishers, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780720612714

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