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As Good as God, As Clever as the Devil.

Author: Rodney Bolt
Publisher: New York : Atlantic Books Ltd., 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Young Minnie Sidgwick was just twelve years old when her cousin, twenty-three-year old Edward Benson, proposed to her in 1853. Edward went on to become Archbishop of Canterbury and little Minnie - as Mary Benson - to preside over Lambeth Palace, and a social world that ranged from Tennyson and Browning to foreign royalty and Queen Victoria herself. Prime Minister William Gladstone called her 'the cleverest woman in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bolt, Rodney.
As Good as God, As Clever as the Devil.
New York : Atlantic Books Ltd, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rodney Bolt
ISBN: 9780857895820 0857895826
OCLC Number: 792685851
Description: 1 online resource (515 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; The Benson Line; A Word on the Book; Prologue; Part I: Minnie; Part II: Mrs Benson; Part III: Ben; Acknowledgements; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index.

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As Good as God, As Clever as the Devil brings the late-Victorian and early-Edwardian period to vivid life through the telling of the remarkable true story of the life of Mary Benson.  Read more...

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