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Queen Victoria's matchmaking : the royal marriages that shaped Europe / Deborah Cadbury.

Cadbury, Deborah(author.).
Book Book (2017.)
Description: 382 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, an imprint of Perseus Books, LLC, 2017.
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  • ISBN: 9781610398466
  • ISBN: 1610398467
  • ISBN: 9781610398473
  • Edition: First US edition.
General Note:
Originally published in hardcover and ebook edition by Bloomsbury Publishing in September 2017.
Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-369) and index.
Contents:
Part one: Vain the ambition of kings 1887-1891 -- Prologue -- "A good sensible wife" -- Vicky and ... Read More
Summary:
An exploration of Queen Victoria's matchmaking exploits details how she used her grandchildren to further the influence of the British Empire, despite their own plans and the turmoil that rocked Europe starting in the nineteenth century.
Subject: Victoria -- Queen of Great Britain -- 1819-1901
Victoria -- Queen of Great Britain -- 1819-1901 -- Family
Marriages of royalty and nobility -- Europe -- History -- 19th century
Marriages of royalty and nobility -- Europe -- History -- 20th century
Albert -- Prince Consort, consort of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain -- 1819-1861
Albert Victor -- Prince, Duke of Clarence and Avondale -- 1864-1892
Alexander -- II, Emperor of Russia -- 1818-1881
Alexander -- III, Emperor of Russia -- 1845-1894
Alexandra -- Empress, consort of Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia -- 1872-1918
Beatrice -- Princess Henry of Battenberg -- 1857-1944
Edward -- VII, King of Great Britain -- 1841-1910
Alexandra -- Queen, consort of Edward VII, King of Great Britain -- 1844-1925
Elisaveta Ḟeodorovna -- Grand Duchess of Russia, Saint -- 1864-1918
Ernst Ludwig -- Grand Duke of Hesse -- 1868-1937
Ferdinand -- I, King of Romania -- 1865-1927
George -- V, King of Great Britain -- 1865-1936
Orléans, Hélène d' -- Princess of France -- 1871-1951
Milford Haven, Louis Alexander Mountbatten -- Marquis of -- 1854-1921
Ludwig IV -- Grand Duke of Hesse-Darmstadt -- 1837-1892
Marie Alexandrovna -- Duchess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha -- 1853-1920
Marie -- Queen, consort of Ferdinand I, King of Romania -- 1875-1938
Mary -- Queen, consort of George V, King of Great Britain -- 1867-1953
Alekseĭ Nikolaevich -- Czarevitch, son of Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia -- 1904-1918
Sophia -- Queen, consort of Constantine I, King of the Hellenes -- 1870-1932
Victoria -- Empress, consort of Frederick III, German Emperor -- 1840-1901
Victoria Eugenia -- Queen, consort of Alfonso XIII, King of Spain -- 1887-1969
William -- II, German Emperor -- 1859-1941
Genre: Biographies
Citation: Cadbury, Deborah. "Queen Victoria's matchmaking : the royal marriages that shaped Europe." New York : PublicAffairs, an imprint of Perseus Books, LLC, 2017.

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