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The Queen thanks Sir Howard : the life of Major-General Sir Howard Elphinstone, V.C., K.C.B., C.M.G.

Author: Mary Howard Elphinstone McClintock
Publisher: London : J. Murray, 1945.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McClintock, Mary Howard Elphinstone, 1888-
Queen thanks Sir Howard.
London, J. Murray [1945]
(OCoLC)568763416
Named Person: H C Elphinstone; Victoria, Queen of Great Britain; Arthur, Prince Duke of Connaught; Arthur, Prince Duke of Connaught; H C Elphinstone; Victoria, Queen of Great Britain; Arthur, Prince Duke of Connaught; Victoria, Queen of Great Britain; Howard Crawfurd Elphinstone, Sir
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Howard Elphinstone McClintock
OCLC Number: 2093739
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 273 pages, [14] pages of plates : frontispiece, illustrations, facsimiles, genealogical tables (1 folded), portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: Old letters --
Imperial Russia --
Livonia cottage --
The cheerful subaltern --
War: in play and in earnest --
Early days at court --
Windsor and Osborne --
The eldest son --
The close of a period --
Grief --
The upbringing of a prince --
A German fairy tale --
The Coburg succession --
The cure for "John Bullism" --
H.M.S. "Enchantress" --
Court appointments --
Work and play --
Troubled days --
Farewell, Greenwich --
North America --
Six letters --
Accident --
The rôle of intermediary --
European search --
Of carpets-queens-and kings --
Continental capitals --
Elphinstone's marriage --
Aldershot --
Family life --
Irish impressions --
Prince Arthur's engagement --
Berlin, 1879 --
Prince Arthur's wedding --
Prince Arthur's wedding tour --
Architect, artist and soldier --
The Duke's military career --
German friends and acquaintances --
Enchanted autumn --
The death of the Emperor Frederick --
Indian interlude --
The garden --
Government house, Devonport --
Servants of the Crown --
The Queen's sorrow --
The garden again.
Responsibility: by his daughter, Mary Howard McClintock.

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