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Young Prince Philip : his turbulent early life

Author: Philip Eade
Publisher: London : Harper, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Married for more than sixty years to the most famous woman in the world, Prince Philip is the longest-serving royal consort in British history. Yet while he is still one of the most recognisable figures in public life, his origins remain curiously shrouded in obscurity. In Young Prince Philip, the first book to focus exclusively on his life before the coronation, biographer Philip Eade recounts the Prince's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographie 1921-1953
Nonfiction
Biography
Named Person: Philip, Prince consort of Elizabeth II Queen of Great Britain; Philip, Prince consort of Elizabeth II Queen of Great Britain; Prinz) Philip (Grossbritannien; Herzog) Philip (Edinburgh
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Eade
ISBN: 9780007305360 0007305362
OCLC Number: 729548665
Notes: Geneal. table on endpapers.
Description: xx, 347 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Kings of Greece --
House of Battenberg --
Boy's own story --
Family in flight --
Orphan child --
Prep school days --
Dodging the Hitler youth --
Off to Gordonstoun --
Blow after blow --
The man with the plan --
A good war --
Osla and Lilibet --
Steady on, Dickie --
Nothing ventured --
True Brit --
Royal wedding --
Duke of hazards --
Their happiest time --
Second fiddle --
Oh, the future! --
Her liege man.
Responsibility: Philip Eade.
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