skip to content
Lady almina and the real downton abbey : [the lost legacy of highclere castle] Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Lady almina and the real downton abbey : [the lost legacy of highclere castle]

Author: Fiona Carnarvon, Countess of.; Wanda McCaddon; Tantor Media.
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, CT] : Tantor Media, Inc., 2012.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : English : Library edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Tells the story behind Highclere Castle, the real-life inspiration and setting for Julian Fellowes's Emmy Award-winning PBS show Downton Abbey, and the life of one of its most famous inhabitants, Lady Almina, the 5th Countess of Carnarvon. Drawing on a rich store of materials from the archives of Highclere Castle, including diaries, letters, and photographs, the current Lady Carnarvon has written a transporting  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
Named Person: Almina Carnarvon, Countess of; George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert Carnarvon, Earl of; Almina Carnarvon, Countess of; George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert Carnarvon, Earl of
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Fiona Carnarvon, Countess of.; Wanda McCaddon; Tantor Media.
ISBN: 9781452636849 1452636842 9781452606842 1452606846
OCLC Number: 774870160
Notes: Unabridged.
Subtitle from container.
Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by Wanda McCaddon.
Description: 7 audio discs (8 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Pomp and circumstance --
Welcome to Highclere --
Almina, debutante --
A triumph for her ladyship --
Life downstairs --
Dressing for dinner --
Edwardian Egypt --
The passing of the golden age --
The summer of 1914 --
Call to arms --
Paradise lost --
War heroes --
Hospital on the move --
Death in the trenches --
The dark times --
The promised end --
From war to peace --
Another glittering season --
"Wonderful things" --
Lights out --
Inheritance.
Responsibility: the Countess of Carnarvon.

Abstract:

Tells the story behind Highclere Castle, the real-life inspiration and setting for Julian Fellowes's Emmy Award-winning PBS show Downton Abbey, and the life of one of its most famous inhabitants, Lady Almina, the 5th Countess of Carnarvon. Drawing on a rich store of materials from the archives of Highclere Castle, including diaries, letters, and photographs, the current Lady Carnarvon has written a transporting story of this fabled home on the brink of war.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/774870160> # Lady almina and the real downton abbey : [the lost legacy of highclere castle]
    a bgn:SoundRecording, schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork, bgn:CD ;
   library:oclcnum "774870160" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1356207316#Place/old_saybrook_ct> ; # Old Saybrook, CT
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/ctu> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1356207316#Topic/biography_&_autobiography_general> ; # BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY.--General
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1007815> ; # Manners and customs
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1356207316#Organization/highclere_castle> ; # Highclere Castle.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1356207316#Topic/biography_&_autobiography_rich_&_famous> ; # BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY.--Rich & Famous
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1356207316#Topic/history_general> ; # HISTORY.--General
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85148272> ; # World War, 1914-1918--Great Britain
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180746> ; # World War (1914-1918)
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/150348164> ; # Highclere Castle.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1356207316#Topic/nobility_great_britain> ; # Nobility--Great Britain
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1356207316#Place/great_britain> ; # Great Britain
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1356207316#Event/1900_1999> ; # 1900-1999
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1356207316#Person/carnarvon_george_edward_stanhope_molyneux_herbert_earl_of_1866_1923> ; # Earl of George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert Carnarvon
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204623> ; # Great Britain.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1356207316#Person/carnarvon_almina_countess_of_1876_1969> ; # Countess of Almina Carnarvon
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/69731878> ; # Earl of George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert Carnarvon
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/187355228> ; # Countess of Almina Carnarvon
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/942.271/e23/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1356207316#Topic/history_great_britain> ; # HISTORY.--Great Britain
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1356207316#Topic/biography_&_autobiography_historical> ; # BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY.--Historical
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1038255> ; # Nobility
   schema:bookEdition "Library ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:AudioBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/138751171> ; # Tantor Media.
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/76179299> ; # Wanda McCaddon
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/187327818> ; # Countess of. Fiona Carnarvon
   schema:datePublished "2012" ;
   schema:description "Pomp and circumstance -- Welcome to Highclere -- Almina, debutante -- A triumph for her ladyship -- Life downstairs -- Dressing for dinner -- Edwardian Egypt -- The passing of the golden age -- The summer of 1914 -- Call to arms -- Paradise lost -- War heroes -- Hospital on the move -- Death in the trenches -- The dark times -- The promised end -- From war to peace -- Another glittering season -- "Wonderful things" -- Lights out -- Inheritance."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1356207316> ;
   schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
   schema:genre "Audiobooks"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Lady almina and the real downton abbey : [the lost legacy of highclere castle]"@en ;
   schema:productID "774870160" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/774870160#PublicationEvent/old_saybrook_ct_tantor_media_inc_2012> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1356207316#Agent/tantor_media_inc> ; # Tantor Media, Inc.
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781452636849> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781452606842> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/774870160> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1356207316#Agent/tantor_media_inc> # Tantor Media, Inc.
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Tantor Media, Inc." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1356207316#Person/carnarvon_almina_countess_of_1876_1969> # Countess of Almina Carnarvon
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1876" ;
   schema:deathDate "1969" ;
   schema:familyName "Carnarvon" ;
   schema:givenName "Almina" ;
   schema:name "Countess of Almina Carnarvon" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1356207316#Person/carnarvon_george_edward_stanhope_molyneux_herbert_earl_of_1866_1923> # Earl of George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert Carnarvon
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1866" ;
   schema:deathDate "1923" ;
   schema:familyName "Carnarvon" ;
   schema:givenName "George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert" ;
   schema:name "Earl of George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert Carnarvon" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1356207316#Place/old_saybrook_ct> # Old Saybrook, CT
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Old Saybrook, CT" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1356207316#Topic/biography_&_autobiography_general> # BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY.--General
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY.--General"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1356207316#Topic/biography_&_autobiography_historical> # BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY.--Historical
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY.--Historical"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1356207316#Topic/biography_&_autobiography_rich_&_famous> # BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY.--Rich & Famous
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY.--Rich & Famous"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1356207316#Topic/history_great_britain> # HISTORY.--Great Britain
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "HISTORY.--Great Britain"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85148272> # World War, 1914-1918--Great Britain
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "World War, 1914-1918--Great Britain"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1007815> # Manners and customs
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Manners and customs"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1038255> # Nobility
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Nobility"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180746> # World War (1914-1918)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
   schema:name "World War (1914-1918)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204623> # Great Britain.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Great Britain." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/138751171> # Tantor Media.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Tantor Media." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/150348164> # Highclere Castle.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Highclere Castle." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/187327818> # Countess of. Fiona Carnarvon
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Carnarvon" ;
   schema:givenName "Fiona" ;
   schema:name "Countess of. Fiona Carnarvon" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/187355228> # Countess of Almina Carnarvon
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1876" ;
   schema:deathDate "1969" ;
   schema:familyName "Carnarvon" ;
   schema:givenName "Almina" ;
   schema:name "Countess of Almina Carnarvon" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/69731878> # Earl of George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert Carnarvon
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1866" ;
   schema:deathDate "1923" ;
   schema:familyName "Carnarvon" ;
   schema:givenName "George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert" ;
   schema:name "Earl of George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert Carnarvon" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/76179299> # Wanda McCaddon
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "McCaddon" ;
   schema:givenName "Wanda" ;
   schema:name "Wanda McCaddon" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781452606842>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1452606846" ;
   schema:isbn "9781452606842" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781452636849>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1452636842" ;
   schema:isbn "9781452636849" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.