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Princesses : the six daughters of George III

Author: Flora Fraser
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2005] ©2005
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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Biographer Fraser takes us into the heart of the British royal family during the tumultuous period of the American and French revolutions and beyond, illuminating the complicated lives of these exceptional women: Charlotte, Princess Royal, the eldest, constantly at odds with her mother; home-loving, family-minded Augusta; plump Elizabeth, a gifted amateur artist; Mary, the bland beauty of the family; Sophia,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Fraser, Flora.
Princesses.
New York : Knopf, 2005
(OCoLC)647101043
Named Person: George, King of Great Britain; Charlotte, Queen Consort of Frederick I King of Württemberg; Augusta Sophia, Princess daughter of George III King of Great Britain; Elizabeth, Princess of England; Mary, Duchess of Gloucester; Sophia, Princess daughter of George III King of Great Britain; Amelia, Princess daughter of George III King of Great Britain; Amelia, Princess daughter of George III King of Great Britain; Augusta Sophia, Princess daughter of George III King of Great Britain; Charlotte, Queen Consort of Frederick I King of Württemberg; Elizabeth, Princess of England; George, King of Great Britain; Mary, Duchess of Gloucester; Sophia, Princess daughter of George III King of Great Britain; König III ) Georg (Großbritannien
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Flora Fraser
ISBN: 0679451188 9780679451181
OCLC Number: 55846909
Description: xv, 478 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Family Tree --
Youth: 1766-1783: Early days ; Growing up ; The younger ones ; Adolescence --
Experience: 783-1797: Brothers ; Fear ; Hope ; Despond --
Scandal: 1798-1810: In spirits ; Agitation ; Outcry ; Passion --
Maturity: 1810-1822: Breaking up ; Emancipation ; Daughters in distress ; Princeses at large --
Piano Piano: 1822-1857: Royal-queenly dowager ; Elizabeth-the largresse of a landgravine ; Augusta-a princess for all seasons ; Sophia-the little gypsy ; Mary-last of line.
Other Titles: Six daughters of George III
Responsibility: Flora Fraser.
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Biographer Fraser takes us into the heart of the British royal family during the tumultuous period of the American and French revolutions and beyond, illuminating the complicated lives of these exceptional women: Charlotte, Princess Royal, the eldest, constantly at odds with her mother; home-loving, family-minded Augusta; plump Elizabeth, a gifted amateur artist; Mary, the bland beauty of the family; Sophia, emotional and prone to take refuge in illness; and Amelia, "turbulent and tempestuous." Weaving together letters and historical accounts, Fraser re-creates their world in all its frustrations and excitements. The six sisters, though accomplished and extremely well educated, were kept from marrying by George III, and Fraser describes how they remained subject to their father while he teetered on the brink of mental collapse. The King may have believed that his six daughters were happily celibate at Windsor, but secretly, Fraser shows, they enjoyed startling freedom.--From publisher description.

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