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Behind The Palace Doors : Five Centuries Of Sex, Adventure, Vice, Treachery, And Folly From Royal Britain (2011, original release: 2011)

Call Number 941.009/FARQUHAR,M

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Adult Nonfiction941.009/FARQUHAR,MAvailable
Adult Nonfiction941.009/FARQUHAR,MAvailable
Published: New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, [2011] ©2011
Description:  ix, 307 pages : genealogical table ; 21 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9780812979046 (pbk.) :, 0812979044 (pbk.) :,
Language:  English

pt. 1. House of Tudor -- Introductory chapter: A blending of roses and the beginning of the Tudor dynasty -- Henry VIII (1509-1547) : up the stairs, pulled by an engine -- Edward VI (1547-1553) : the Boy King -- Lady Jane Grey (1553) : "the Nine Days Queen" -- Mary I (1553-1558) : Bloody Mary's burning desire -- Elizabeth I (1558-1603) : perils of a princess -- Elizabeth I (1558-1603) : a clash of queens -- pt. 2. House of Stuart -- James I (VI of Scotland) (1603-1625) : kissing cousins -- James I (VI of Scotland) (1603-1625) : bewitched -- James I (VI of Scotland) (1603-1625) : Arbella Stuart : too close for comfort -- Charles I (1625-1649) : with his head held high -- Charles I (1625-1649) : a grisly afterlife -- Charles II (1660-1685) : the great escape -- Charles II (1660-1685) : "Old Rowley" -- James II (1685-1689) : a fool and his crown -- William III (1689-1702) and Mary II (1689-1694) : joint sovereigns -- Anne (1702-1714) : a feud too many -- pt. 3. House of Hanover -- George I (1714-1727) : his heart was in Hanover -- George II (1727-1760) : a boorish, over-sexed bully -- George II (1727-1760) : "Bonnie Prince Charlie" -- George III (1760-1820) : Caroline Matilda : something rotten in the state of Denmark -- George III (1760-1820) : the reign insane -- George III (1760-1820) : a royal murder mystery -- George IV (1820-1830) : a wife on the side -- George IV (1820-1830) : hello, I loathe you -- William IV (1830-1837) : a misbegotten brood -- Victoria (1837-1901) : a trip down the aisle -- Victoria (1837-1901) : the Queen's Prince Charming -- Victoria (1837-1901) : paradise lost -- pt. 4. House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha to Windsor -- Edward VII (1901-1910) : Sex Ed -- George V (1910-1936) : Georgie and Nicky : a fatal friendship -- Edward VIII (1936) : an abdication of duty -- George VI (1936-1952) : the courage of a king -- Elizabeth II (1952-present) : Good Queen Bess

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