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An Audience with Queen Victoria: The Royal Opinion on 30 Famous Victorians

An Audience with Queen Victoria: The Royal Opinion on 30 Famous Victorians (Paperback)

By Lloyd, Ian

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One of Britain's most famous and longest serving rulers, Queen Victoria saw widespread change across the planet. During her sixty-three-year reign, in which she became one of the most powerful and influential people in the world, Victoria met everyone from Charlotte Bronte to Buf...falo Bill; she had opinions on all those who graced her parlour - and some who didn't. An Audience With Queen Victoria examines the meetings and letters exchanged between the queen and a veritable who's who of her time. It draws on often brutal character assessments in her journals and letters - Henry 'Dr Livingstone I presume' Stanley was 'a determined ugly little Man'. Exploring those she met officially and personally - even the seven men who tried to assassinate her - and her thoughts on figures of the time such as Jack the Ripper, Ian Lloyd unlocks a fascinating aspect of Victoria's character and outlook. Through brand-new archival research, newspapers and interviews with descendants, sit alongside Victoria and experience queenship as she did for the first time.
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ISBN 9780750989039
Released NZ 1 May 2019
Publisher The History Press Ltd
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780750989039
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher The History Press Ltd
Imprint The History Press Ltd
Released 1 May 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Lloyd, Ian
Category Biography & Autobiography: Historical, Political & Military
Biography & Autobiography: Royalty
Number of Pages 288
Dimensions Width: 156mm
Height: 234mm
Dewey Code 941.081092
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Biography: Historical, Political & Military
ONIX Text General/trade