Lives of the Hanoverian queens of England by Alice Drayton Greenwood

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Published by G. Bell and sons in London .

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  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Sophia Dorothea, consort of George I, King of Great Britain, 1666-1726,
  • Caroline, Queen, consort of George II, King of Great Britain, 1683-1737,
  • Charlotte, consort of George III, King of Great Britain, 1744-1818,
  • Caroline, Queen, consort of George IV, King of Great Britain, 1768-1821,
  • Adelaide, consort of William IV, King of Great Britain, 1792-1849,
  • Queens -- Great Britain -- Biography

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Book details

Statementby Alice Drayton Greenwood ...
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA483.A1 G7
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7011339M
LC Control Number09023999
OCLC/WorldCa1351212

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Lives of the Queens of England of the House of Hanover, Volume IFormat: Hardcover. Volume one of Greenwood’s engrossing history of the Hanoverian queens of England examines the life of Sophia Dorothea (wife of George I) and Caroline (wife of George II).

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Sophia Dorothea was divorced and imprisoned in the Casle of Celle for the remaining 28 years of her life, thus never becoming queen of England she never saw her two children again after her two sucessors Caroline of Anspach and Charlotte of Meckelenberg-Strelitz dominated their husbands and had large families and /5(17).

The first Hanoverian King of England was only 52nd in line to the throne, but, thanks to the Act of Settlement, George was the nearest Protestant eligible to take the crown.

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And it's still true today/5(). George III was the first Hanoverian monarch to be born in England. H e was born on 4 June in London and was the son of Frederick Louis, Prince of Wales, and grandson of George II. He was the first monarch since Queen Anne to put British interests well before those of Hanover.

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This book is a high level overview of the lives of the kings and queens of England. Do not expect an in-depth analysis of each King and Queen.

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Cressy was to this but sport, Poictiers but a pageant vain, And the victory of Spain Seem'da strife for pastime meant And the work of Agincourt Only like a tournament ; Half the blood which there was spent Had sufficed again to gain Anjou and ill-yielded 1/5(1).

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The Abbot was freed from the authority of the Metropolitan of Canterbury. Lives of the Hanoverian queens of England. London, G. Bell and Sons, (OCoLC) Online version: Greenwood, Alice Drayton. Lives of the Hanoverian queens of England. London, G. Bell and Sons, (OCoLC) Named Person. The second volume of Lives of the Hanoverian Queens of England was published while she was at Oxford as she moved to St Hugh's College in where she became involved in the running of the college.

Greenwood continued to write and in she published History of the People of England - Vol. I - 55 B.C. to A.D. Born: 18 NovemberLancashire. Lives of the Hanoverian queens of England. [Alice Drayton Greenwood] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

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(London, G. Bell and sons, ) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Greenwood, Alice Drayton: Macaulay's Essay on Frances Burney (Madame d'Arblay) (London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, ), also by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (page images at HathiTrust).

Georgian Queens. Prior to her success in Gothic fiction, Laura researched and blogged extensively about the Hanoverian dynasty (). She started a series of historical fiction books about the royal women, published by Myrmidon Books.

Only two of the standalone titles are currently available, but Laura hopes to write more in the future. Volume one of Greenwood's engrossing history of the Hanoverian queens of England examines the life of Sophia Dorothea (wife of George I) and Caroline (wife of George II). Fascinating behind-the-scenes portraits of their early life, marriage, court life, and domestic life—let alone Sophia Dorothea's captivity and Caroline's enemies—make this an intriguing volume.

Lives of the Hanoverian Queens of England. Volume 1. [Alice Drayton Greenwood] -- Volume one of Greenwood's engrossing history of the Hanoverian queens of England examines the life of Sophia Dorothea (wife of George I) and Caroline (wife of George II).

Her Queen of Bedlam, which was first published under a different name in England, is superb and a stand-out among the books written surrounding the various reigns of English monarchs. The Georgian novel, of the many historical novels surrounding the life and times of Kings, Queens, and their offspring, is one I adored reading for numerous reasons/5.

King or queen: All this I promise to do. Appears in books from Page 62 - God, to keep all. the words of this law and these statutes, to do them: that his heart be not lifted up above his brethren, and that he turn not aside from the commandment, to the right hand, or to the left: to the end that he may prolong his days in his.

Volume two of Greenwood's compelling history of the Hanoverian queens of England discusses Charlotte Sophia (wife of George III), Amelia Elizabeth Caroline (wife of George IV), and Adelaide (wife of William IV). Greenwood's rich understanding of history and court life brings the accomplishments and frailties of these complex women to life.

Buy The Lives of the Kings and Queens of England Unabridged by Fraser, Antonia (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(70). Sophia Dorothea of Brunswick-Lüneburg-Celle (15 September – 13 November ) was the repudiated wife of future King George I of Great Britain, and mother of George union with her first cousin was an arranged marriage of state, instigated by the machinations of his mother, Electress Sophia of is best remembered for her alleged affair with Philip Christoph von Father: George William, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg.

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Queens of England. Search this site. Queens of England 'I do not want a husband who honours me as a queen, if he does not love me as a woman' Elizabeth I The Hanoverian Queens.

Agnes Strickland (18 July – 8 July ) was an English historical writer and poet. She is particularly remembered for her Lives of the Queens of England Born: 18 July   "The Kings and Queens of England" by Ian Crofton is a fun book.

I bought it as a bedside read and because the book is divided into easy-to-chew sections for that purpose.

Another reason was that it includes a section on the Anglo-Saxon and Norse kings that precededwhich for me, the order and significance of which have always been murky.4/5.

This essential reference is a concise, accessible guide to the great dynasties of English royalty. A collection of biographical sketches that encompasses the period from the establishment of monarchical power by the early Norman kings through the reign of Elizabeth II, The Lives of the Kings and Queens of England tells the stories of many monarchs and their colorful lives--some merry, some 4/5(3).

Books shelved as queens-of-england: The Rose Without a Thorn by Jean Plaidy, The Courts of Love by Jean Plaidy, Myself, My Enemy by Jean Plaidy, The Merr. Lives of the Queens of England, From the Norman Conquest. by Strickland, Agnes.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   From George I to the accession of Queen Victoria in ; the Hanoverians span a period of years.

A fairly stable period with five kings, one of whom, (George III) was to be the longest. Chronicles the lives and limns the characters of all of England's queens, whether reigning monarchs or wives of kings, from Boadicea through Elizabeth II From inside the book What people are saying - 4/5(2).

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