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Victoria's daughters

Author: Jerrold M Packard
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Packard closely examines a generation of royal women who were dominated by their mother, married off more for political advantage than for love, and finally passed over entirely with the accession of their brother to the throne.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Victoria, Queen of Great Britain; Victoria, Empress consort of Frederick III German Emperor; Alice, Grand Duchess consort of Ludwig IV Grand Duke of Hesse-Darmstadt; Helena Augusta Victoria, Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein; Louise, Princess Duchess of Argyll; Beatrice, Princess Henry of Battenberg; Königin) Viktoria (Großbritannien
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jerrold M Packard
ISBN: 0312195621 9780312195625 9780312244965 0312244967
OCLC Number: 38964239
Notes: Geneal. table on endpapers.
Description: xii, 370 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Prologue: Windsor Castle --
Foundations --
The forties --
Marriage --
Death at Windsor --
Settling daughters --
Marriage and death --
Tragedy again, and leave-taking --
Canada and scandals --
German horrors --
End of an era --
After years.
Responsibility: Jerrold M. Packard.
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Packard closely examines a generation of royal women who were dominated by their mother, married off more for political advantage than for love, and finally passed over entirely with the accession of their brother to the throne.

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