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Edward VII : the last Victorian king

Author: Christopher Hibbert
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this reissue of his captivating biography of the last Victorian King, Christopher Hibbert sheds new light on the scandals that peppered Edward's life, his dismal early years under Victoria's iron rule, his terror of boredom leading to a lively social life at home and abroad, and his eventual ascent to the throne at age 59.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hibbert, Christopher, 1924-2008.
Edward VII.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2007
(OCoLC)124969233
Named Person: Edward, King of Great Britain; Edward, King of Great Britain
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Hibbert
ISBN: 9780230610750 0230610757 1281737313 9781281737311
OCLC Number: 237128377
Notes: "First published by J.B. Lippincott Company, 1976"--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 348 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents: Foreword --
Authors Note and Acknowledgements --
List of Illustrations --
PART ONE: PRINCE OF WALES, 18418211;1901 --
1 8216;Poor Bertie --
2 8216;A Private Student --
3 The Suitor --
4 The Bridegroom --
5 Marlborough House and Sandringham --
6 A Troubled Family --
7 Rounds of Pleasure --
8 The Prince Under Fire --
9 A Passage to India --
10 Exclusion --
11 8216;Other Ladies --
12 8216;Inconvenient Friends and 8216;Ill-bred Children --
PART TWO: KING, 19018211;1910 --
13 King of the Castle --
14 The King at Work --
15 The King at Home --
16 The King Abroad --
17 LOncle de lEurope --
18 The King and the Kaiser --
19 The Final Months --
20 Drawn Blinds --
Reference Notes --
Bibliography --
Index --
A --
B --
C --
D --
E --
F --
G --
H --
I --
J --
K --
L --
M --
N --
O --
P --
Q --
R --
S --
T --
U --
V --
W --
Y --
Sections of photographs.
Responsibility: Christopher Hibbert ; [foreword by Hugh Thomas].

Abstract:

In this reissue of his captivating biography of the last Victorian King, Christopher Hibbert sheds new light on the scandals that peppered Edward's life, his dismal early years under Victoria's iron rule, his terror of boredom leading to a lively social life at home and abroad, and his eventual ascent to the throne at age 59.

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