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The first iron lady : a life of Caroline of Ansbach

Author: Matthew Dennison
Publisher: London : William Collins, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Thinker, politician, blagger, schemer, patroness and matriarch, Caroline of Ansbach is the great monarch Britain forgot it had. History has forgotten Caroline of Ansbach and yet in her lifetime she was compared frequently to Elizabeth I and considered by some as 'the cleverest Queen consort Britain ever had'. The intellectual superior of her buffoonish husband George II, Caroline is credited with bringing the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Named Person: Caroline, Queen consort of George II King of Great Britain; Caroline, Queen consort of George II King of Great Britain
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Dennison
ISBN: 9780008121990 0008121990
OCLC Number: 1013950660
Description: x, 400 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), genealogical tables ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Matthew Dennison.

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'A brilliant study of a brilliant woman' LUCY WORSLEY History has forgotten Caroline of Ansbach, yet in her lifetime she was compared frequently to Elizabeth I and  Read more...

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