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A royal affair : George III and his troublesome siblings /
Stella Tillyard.
imprint
London : Chatto & Windus, 2006.
description
386 p., [16] p. of plates : chiefly col. ill., map ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0701173068 (hbk.)
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imprint
London : Chatto & Windus, 2006.
isbn
0701173068 (hbk.)
standard identifier
9780701173068
catalogue key
5839020
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 332-365) and index.
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"Dr. Tillyard's masterful and entertaining accounts of the fates of George's brothers are poignant reminders of the curse of being born royal." Ben Wilson,Spectator From the Trade Paperback edition.
"Dr. Tillyard's masterful and entertaining accounts of the fates of George's brothers are poignant reminders of the curse of being born royal." Ben Wilson, Spectator From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Telling the dramatic story of King George III, a king trying to hold family and state together, as both his siblings and his American colonies rebel, this work provides a sweeping picture of 18th century royalty, politics, and family affairs.
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Compulsively readable, this is the dramatic scandal-ridden tale of a family trapped between the stiff protocols of royalty and their own desires. An unforgettable glimpse of the birth of celebrity culture and the enduring plight of "the royals."

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