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Raising royalty : 1000 years of royal parenting

Author: Carolyn Harris
Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn, 2017
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Raising Royalty examines the struggles and successes of twenty sets of royal parents over the past thousand years as they raised their children in the public eye. From Edgar and Elfrida in  Read more...


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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carolyn Harris
ISBN: 9781459735699 1459735692
OCLC Number: 1033429876
Notes: Index.
Description: 256 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction Raising a Royal Child 1 Edgar "the Peaceable" (c. 943-75) and Elfrida of Northampton (c. 945-1001) 2 William I "the Conqueror" (c. 1028-87) and Matilda of Flanders (c. 1031-83) 3 Henry II (1133-89) and Eleanor of Aquitaine (c. 1124-1204) 4 Henry III (1207-72) and Eleanor of Provence (c. 1223-91) 5 Edward III (1312-77) and Philippa of Hainault (1314-69) 6 Richard III (1452-85) and Anne Neville (1456-85) 7 Ferdinand II of Aragon (1452-1516) and Isabella I of Castile (1451-1504) 8 Henry VIII (1491-1547) and Catherine of Aragon (1485-1536) 9 Frederick V, Elector Palatine (1596-1632), and Elizabeth of England and Scotland (1596-1662) 10 Charles I (1600-49) and Henrietta Maria of France (1609-69) 11 Peter I "the Great" of Russia (1672-1725) and Catherine I (1684-1727)12 Anne (1665-1714) and George of Denmark (1653-1708) 13 George II (1683-1760) and Caroline of Ansbach (1683-1737) 14 Louis XVI of France (1754-93) and Marie Antoinette of Austria (1755-93) 15 Victoria (1819-1901) and Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1819-61) 16 Nicholas II of Russia (1868-1918) and Alexandra of Hesse-Darmstadt (1872-1918) 17 Juliana of the Netherlands (1909-2004) and Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld (1911-2004) 18 Elizabeth II (1926-) and Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark (1921-) 19 Prince Charles (1948-) and Diana Spencer (1961-97) 20 Prince William (1982-) and Catherine Middleton (1982-) Epilogue The Future of the Royal NurseryAcknowledgementsNotesFurther ReadingIndex
Other Titles: Thousand years of royal parenting
Responsibility: Carolyn Harris.


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How to raise the kids? It is a question that has confounded parents for centuries. Imagine how parenting has been for royalty throughout the ages? Royal historian Carolyn Harris's newest book focuses Read more...

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