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The quest for Queen Mary

Author: James Pope-Hennessy; Hugo Vickers
Publisher: London : Hodder & Stoughton : Zuleika, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When James Pope-Hennessy began his work on Queen Mary's official biography, it opened the door to meetings with royalty, court members and retainers around Europe. The series of candid observations, secrets and indiscretions contained in his notes were to be kept private for 50 years. Now published in full for the first time and edited by the royal biographer Hugo Vickers, this is a riveting, often hilarious  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Mary, Queen consort of George V King of Great Britain; James Pope-Hennessy; Mary, Queen consort of George V King of Great Britain
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Pope-Hennessy; Hugo Vickers
ISBN: 9781529330625 1529330629 9781529330649 1529330645
OCLC Number: 1048444875
Notes: "First published in Great Britain in 2019 by Zuleika. This edition jointly published in 2018 by Zuleika and Hodder & Stoughton, an Hachette UK company"--Title page verso.
Description: 335 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: James Pope-Hennessy ; edited by Hugo Vickers.

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The highly acclaimed unexpurgated notes taken by James Pope-Hennessy for his official biography of Queen Mary, the present Queen's grandmother. Published in full for the first time and edited by  Read more...

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