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The tarnished crown : Princess Diana and the House of Windsor

Author: Anthony Holden
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Holden traces the collapse of the "family" monarchy; the true extent of the Queen's wealth; the changing associations between Crown, Church, and Parliament; and the failure of four royal marriages.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Diana, Princess of Wales; House of Windsor; Diana, Princess of Wales; House of Windsor; Windsor (Familie); Prinz) Charles (Wales; Prinzessin) Diana (Wales
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Holden
ISBN: 0679424261 9780679424260
OCLC Number: 27895993
Description: xiv, 401 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The monarchy in crisis. A house divided ; 'Annus horribilis' ; Four failed marriages ; The over-extended family ; The royal finances --
pt. 2. Long to reign over us? A 'family' monarchy: 1917-1952 ; Queen Elizabeth II: the last British monarch? ; Charles: the heir apparent ; Diana: the people's princess ; 'We will go quietly' --
Appendix A: Chronology of 1992, the Queen's 'annus horribilis' --
Appendix B: The line of succession to the throne --
Appendix C: Tony Benn's parliamentary bill for a commonwealth of Britain --
Appendix D: Schedule of the Crown estate properties --
Appendix E: Select bibliography and notes --
Appendix F: The 'Highgrove tape'.
Responsibility: Anthony Holden.

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Holden traces the collapse of the "family" monarchy; the true extent of the Queen's wealth; the changing associations between Crown, Church, and Parliament; and the failure of four royal marriages.

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