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Kill the Queen! : the eight assassination attempts on Queen Victoria

Author: Barrie Charles
Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire : Amberley, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Just three years after Queen Victoria ascended to the throne, a humble "pot-boy" fired a brace of pistols at her from just six paces away. She escaped unharmed, but amazingly there were seven further attacks or attempts on her life over the next forty-seven years. Each chapter of this book captures the drama of the attack and uncovers the would-be assassin's motives, describing their lives up to that point, their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Victoria, Queen of Great Britain; Victoria, Queen of Great Britain; Viktoria, Großbritannien Königin
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barrie Charles
ISBN: 9781445604572 1445604574
OCLC Number: 781499357
Description: 160 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The pot-boy, 1840 --
The unemployed carpenter, 1842 --
The diminutive newsvendor, 1842 --
The Irish navvy, 1849 --
The gentleman dandy, 1850 --
The wily clerk, 1872 --
The disaffected artist, 1882 --
The Jubilee plot, 1887.
Responsibility: by Barrie Charles.

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An account of the eight assassination attempts on the life of Queen Victoria.  Read more...

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