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Serving Victoria : life in the royal household

Author: Kate Hubbard
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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"Serving Victoria follows the lives of six members of her household, from the governess to the royal children, from her maid of honor to her chaplain and her personal physician."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Victoria, Queen of Great Britain; Victoria, Queen of Great Britain; Victoria, Queen of Great Britain
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Hubbard
ISBN: 9780062269911 0062269917 0701183683 9780701183684
OCLC Number: 817562742
Notes: Originally published: London : Chatto & Windus, 2012.
Description: xii, 417 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. 'A queen is a very happy woman'. Windsor 1838 --
A scandal and a crisis --
'Love rules the court' --
Sarah Lyttelton : superintendent of the nursery --
Charlotte Canning : lady of the bedchamber --
'Gone afloat' --
Osborne --
In the highlands --
'The object of education' --
Departures --
Mary Ponsonby : maid-of-honour --
Glimpses of abroad --
Three deaths --
pt. 2. 'My heart is utterly and completely broken'. 'Someone to lean on' --
Henry Ponsonby : private secretary --
Balmorality --
Eastern questions and domestic affairs --
James Reid : resident medical attendant --
Randall Davidson : dean of Windsor --
Spring holidays --
Household bothers --
The year of the Munshi --
Accommodating Bipps --
'A last look' --
Postscript : after Victoria.
Responsibility: Kate Hubbard.

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"Serving Victoria follows the lives of six members of her household, from the governess to the royal children, from her maid of honor to her chaplain and her personal physician."--Jacket.

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