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Queen Victoria"s daughters / E. F. Benson

by E. F. Benson

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Published by D. Appleton-Century in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

London ed. has title: Daughter"s of Queen Victoria.

Statementby E. F. Benson
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA554 .B43
The Physical Object
Pagination315 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages315
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24631002M
LC Control Number38035737
OCLC/WorldCa670370986

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert had nine children--five of them daughters--and 40 grandchildren. In this engaging group biography, Packard (Farewell in Splendor) writes about scores of lives and seve.   Princess Louise was the fourth daughter of Queen Victoria and turned out to be a woman who marched to the beat of her own drummer in an era when such independence was far Author: Muriel Dobbin.

  Queen Victoria was queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from to — the second-longest reign of any British : Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May – 22 January ) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June until her death. She adopted the additional title of Empress of India on 1 May Known as the Victorian era, her reign of 63 years and seven months was longer than that of any of her was a period of industrial, cultural, political Father: Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn.

  Prince Albert (Aug —Decem ) was a German prince who married Britain's Queen Victoria and helped spark an era of technological innovation as well as personal style. Albert initially was seen by the British as an interloper in British society, but his intelligence, interest in inventions, and capability in diplomatic affairs made him a respected figure. Book Description St. Martin's Griffin 12/23/, Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Victoria's Daughters. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS /5(K).


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A hugely informative and entertaining book about Queen Victoria and Prince Consort Albert's five daughters (four sons also lived to maturity), who among them gave birth to a future kaiser (Wilhelm II), tsarina (Alexandra, she of the untimely end on ), and queen (Victoria Eugenia of Spain), as well as numerous princes, princesses, and other royalty.4/5.

Queen Victoria's Daughters Hardcover – January 1, by E. Benson (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ 5/5(2).

Queen Victoria's Daughters book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Edward Frederic "E. F." Benson was an English novelist, biographer, memoirist, archaeologist and short story writer. Trivia About Queen Victoria's /5.

Knowing little about Queen Victoria, I was looking for a good biography. In "Queen Victoria" I hit the jackpot. This book strikes just the right balance between revealing the life of the private woman, wife, widow and mother and the Queen of her people, while giving the reader an /5(2).

Queen Victoria's daughters / E. Benson by E. Benson; 1 edition; First published in ; People: Beatrice Princess, consort of Henry, Prince of Battenberg (), Louise duchess of Argyll (), Helena Augusta Victoria princess Christian of Schleswig-Holslein (), Victoria Empress, consort of Frederick III, German Emperor (), Alice Grand Duchess, consort of Ludwig.

The Story of Queen Victoria's Five Daughters; QUEEN VICTORIA'S DAUGHTERS. By E. Benson. Illustrated. New York: D. Appleton-Century Company. Buy Queen Victoria's Daughters by BENSON, E.

F.: (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). In Queen Victoria the noted novelist and historian E. Benson has given us a fully rounded biography of the Queen whose conscientiousness and strict ethical code helped restore prestige to the Crown of England and established it as a symbol of public service and imperial unity.".

Read this book on Questia. Queen Victoria's Daughters by E. Benson, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of Queen Victoria's Daughters (). The Mystery of Princess Louise: Queen Victoria's Rebellious Daughter by Lucinda Hawksley – review This life of a spirited princess who thrived despite her upbringing is both revealing and Author: Rachel Cooke.

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Many of the daughters, especially after the death of the Queen’s beloved husband, felt it was their duty to be a daily companion to their mother and often acted as nursemaid or personal secretary. So, let’s take a look at Queen Victoria’s daughters Princess Victoria Adelaiede (future German Empress and Queen of Prussia).

Read an Excerpt. VICTORIA'S DAUGHTERS. Foundations. Since neither the queen nor her new husband had the first idea how pregnancy might be avoided, only weeks after her wedding the amazed Victoria found herself, not particularly happily, with expectant mother suppressed her horror of what she called the "shadow side" of marriage and resolved to look upon the /5(27).

Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom, VA, CI, GCVO, GBE, RRC, GCStJ (Beatrice Mary Victoria Feodore; later Princess Henry of Battenberg; 14 April – 26 October ) was the fifth daughter and youngest child of Queen Victoria and Prince ce was the last of Queen Victoria's children to die, 66 years after the first, her elder sister : Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.

InNick Locock tried to prove he was the great-grandson of Princess Louise (pictured) one of Queen Victoria's five daughters. Knowing little about Queen Victoria, I was looking for a good biography.

In "Queen Victoria" I hit the jackpot. This book strikes just the right balance between revealing the life of the private woman, wife, widow and mother and the Queen of her people, while giving the reader an insight into the public affairs of her ia's life can be divided into four segments.5/5(1).

Buy a cheap copy of Victoria's Daughters book by Jerrold M. Packard. Incisive character studies of Queen Victoria's five daughters provide the framework for a lively survey of 19th-century European history. With three brothers Free shipping over $Cited by: 5. • Queen Victoria’s Matchmaking by Deborah Cadbury is published by Bloomsbury (£25).

To order a copy for £ go to or call Author: Miranda Seymour. Packard falls far short of the mark in his effort to write a multibiography of five intrinsically fascinating, unexplored subjects. Packard, an independent historian, has written a previous biography of Queen Victoria (Farewell in Splendor,etc.); here he turns his attention to following the life passages of her five daughters.

Victoria herself takes a real beating in this treatment as a. This book's pages contains the classic account of Queen Victoria's daughters by E. Benson. Using sources such letters and other writings Benson provides an immensely interesting insight into each of Victoria's daughters and their relationships with their mother and their royalty.

Ben was a prolific writer of his time producing over 90 works. It is little known that Queen Victoria adopted a Nigerian princess following the brutal murder of her parents. The remarkable story will be told in the Christmas special of ITV's Victoria.Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, VA, CI, GCVO, GBE, RRC, GCStJ (Louisa Caroline Alberta; 18 March – 3 December ) was the sixth child and fourth daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince her public life, she was a strong proponent of the arts and higher education and of the feminist cause.

Her early life was spent moving among the various royal residences in the company of Father: Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.Benson, E.F. Queen Victoria's Daughters. New York: D. Appleton-Century, The author of this book gives a brief account of Victoria's ascendance to the throne, and the pressures placed upon her from various relatives who wanted to chose her marriage partner.