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Edward VII's last loves : Alice Keppel & Agnes Keyser

Author: Raymond Lamont-Brown
Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire : Sutton, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hailed as one of the beauties of the Naughty Nineties, Alice Keppel became a leader of the fashionable set, and as The Hon. Mrs George Keppel, one of the best-known society hostesses of the Edwardian Era. In the same year that Edward VII met Alice Keppel, the Prince of Wales embarked on another lifelong affair with Agnes Keyser, daughter of a prominent member of the Stock Exchange. A financially independent and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lamont-Brown, Raymond, 1939-
Edward VII's last loves.
Stroud, Gloucestershire : Sutton, 1998
(OCoLC)607108563
Named Person: Edward, King of Great Britain; Alice Keppel; Agnes Keyser; Edward, King of Great Britain; Alice Keppel; Agnes Keyser
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Lamont-Brown
ISBN: 0750918225 9780750918220
OCLC Number: 40836121
Description: x, 213 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Genealogical Tables: the Keysers, the Edmonstones and the Keppels --
The Separate British Royal Households, 1901 --
Introduction: Two Perfect Loves --
Born a Keyser and Born an Edmonstone --
Two Childhoods --
Alice's Marriage and the Albemarles --
First Lover, First Child --
Agnes and Alice Meet the Prince of Wales --
War, Assassinations and Alarms --
Raising the Wind --
'The King's Loose-Box' --
Indispensable Duo --
The Royal Curtain Falls --
'Royal Widowhood' and War --
The Trouble with Violet --
An Ending at Buckland House --
'Queen of Florence'; 'Empress of the Ritz'.
Responsibility: Raymond Lamont-Brown.

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Explores the close relationships Edward VII fostered with society hostess Alice Keppel, and Agnes Keyser, the daughter of a prominent member of the Stock Exchange. The book examines the two women's  Read more...

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