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The king's wife : George IV and Mrs Fitzherbert

Author: Valerie Irvine
Publisher: London ; New York : Hambledon and London, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"One of the most extraordinary episodes in British royal history took place on 15 December 1785 when George, Prince of Wales (later Prince Regent and George IV) secretly married the beautiful, twice-widowed and Roman Catholic Maria Fitzherbert. This marriage was in breach of the Royal Marriages Act of 1772 but almost certainly valid in the eyes of the church. If it had been discovered, George might well have
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Irvine, Valerie.
King's wife.
London ; New York : Hambledon and London, 2005
(OCoLC)654753081
Named Person: Maria Anne Fitzherbert; George, King of Great Britain; Maria Anne Fitzherbert; George, King of Great Britain; König IV ) Georg (Großbritannien; Mary A Fitzherbert
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Valerie Irvine
ISBN: 185285443X 9781852854430
OCLC Number: 56648835
Description: 251 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Mary Anne; Chapter 2 Thomas Fitzherbert; Chapter 3 Who the Devil is that Pretty Girl?; Chapter 4 Marriage; Chapter 5 Battle for the Regency; Chapter 6 Lady Jersey; Chapter 7 Caroline of Brunswick; Chapter 8 Reconciliation; Chapter 9 Minney; Chapter 10 Lady Hertford; Chapter 11 Prince Regent; Chapter 12 The Queen's Trial; Chapter 13 George Dawson; Chapter 14 Marianne; Chapter 15 Endings
Responsibility: Valerie Irvine.
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This volume is about the secret marriage of George, Prince of Wales to the beautiful, twice-widowed and Roman Catholic, Maria Fitzherbert. If it had been discovered, George might well have forfeited  Read more...

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