8 edition of Victoria"s Daughters found in the catalog.
August 1, 2002
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||256|
Victoria's Daughters (Book): Packard, Jerrold M.: Packard closely examines a generation of royal women who were dominated by their mother, married off more for political advantage than for love, and finally passed over entirely with the accession of their brother to the throne. : Victoria's Daughters () by Packard, Jerrold M. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(K).
Charting the lives of Queen Victoria's five daughters, this book examines a generation of royal women who were dominated by their mother and married off as much for political considerations as for Researched at the homes of its five subjects in London, Scotland, Berlin, Darmstadt, and Ottawa. • Queen Victoria’s Matchmaking by Deborah Cadbury is published by Bloomsbury (£25). To order a copy for £ go to or call Author: Miranda Seymour.
Buy Victoria's Daughters St Martin's Griffin ed by Packard, Jerrold M. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). 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.
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Although Victoria and Albert had nine children in total, Packard's book focuses on the lives of Queen Victoria's five daughters: Vicky, Alice, Helena (known as Lenchen), Louise, and Beatrice.
Although none of her children are as well known today as Queen Victoria herself, they did 4/5. Victoria's Daughters Paperback – Decem by Jerrold M. Packard (Author)Cited by: 5. 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 child.
The expectant mother suppressed her horror of what she called the "shadow side" of marriage and resolved to look upon the approaching event with /5(27). History was no mere backdrop to these lives: Vicky's eldest child, Willy, grew up to become Kaiser Wilhelm II, to her great despair, and Alice's daughter Alexandra married Tsar Nicholas II.
Packard's narrative is accessible, unpretentious and solidly written (except for /5(). Principally researched at the houses and palaces of its five subjects in London, Scotland, Berlin, Darmstadt, and Ottawa-- and entertainingly written by an experienced biographer whose last book concerned Victoria's final days-- Victoria's Daughters closely examines a generation of royal women who were dominated by their mother, married off as /5(4).
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 Daughters book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. 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 distant, demanding mother, setting impossible standards for her children and arranging not just their marriages, but their lives.
Victoria's Voice: Our daughter's dying wish to share her diary and save lives from drugs Paperback – March 1, by David Siegel (Author) › Visit Amazon's David Siegel Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author /5(63).
She’s barely mentioned in most books about Queen Victoria’s daughters (and even grandchildren, as she didn’t have any (legi The last book I did read that mentioned her was a biography on Princess Beatrice (whose perception of Louise is obviously very different from Louise’s own)/5.
out of 5 stars Alice, The Enigma-A Biography of Queen Victoria's Daughter. Reviewed in the United States on Janu Verified Purchase. This book gave the reader an in depth view of the personality of Alice. Alice life was mostly a sad one because although she was decent, and compassionate human being, events had a way of happening 4/4(82).
Book excerpt: 'Victoria's Voice: Our Daughter's Losing Battle with Drug Abuse' This is an excerpt of a new book by David and Jackie Siegel, available now. Good. Victoria's Daughters. Victoria's Daughters ISBN Title: Victoria's Daughters Condition: Used - Good Comments: The dust jacket shows normal wear and tear.
This is a hard cover book. It may have a minor bump or bruise. Minor cover or page wear/markings may be present as signs of previous use/5(K). 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. Principally researched at the houses and palaces of its five subjects in London, Scotland, Berlin, Darmstadt, and Ottawa - and entertainingly written by an experienced biographer whose last book concerned Victoria's final days - Victoria's Daughters closely examines a generation of royal women who were dominated by their mother, married off as much for political advantage as for love, and.
Princess Louise (–), Queen Victoria’s fourth daughter, was the prettiest and liveliest of the five princesses, and the only one who broke out of the royal bubble. Acceptable. Victoria's Daughters. This is a paper back book: Used - Acceptable: All pages and the cover are intact, but shrink wrap, dust covers, or boxed set case may be missing.
Pages may include limited notes, highlighting, or minor water damage but the text is /5(K). Victoria's Daughters by Jerrold M. Packard,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(4K).
Just finished Victoria's Daughters by Jerrold M Packard. It's the stories of the lives of the five daughters of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.
Of course their 4 brothers are in there also. It was interesting to see how controlling Queen Victoria was in the lives of her children after they had grown up and were ready for marriage/5. Charting the lives of Queen Victoria's five daughters, this book closely examines a generation of royal women who were dominated by their mother and married off as much for political considerations as for love.
Vicky, Alice, Helena, Louise, and Beatrice would come to share many of the social restrictions and familial machinations borne by /5(5). So, let’s take a look at Queen Victoria’s daughters Princess Victoria Adelaiede (future German Empress and Queen of Prussia) born – Novem at Buckingham Palace in London died – August 5, at Castle Friedrichshof in Germany.
Princess Victoria was the first child and eldest daughter of Queen Victoria and her husband. The Mystery of Princess Louise: Queen Victoria's Rebellious Daughter by Lucinda Hawksley – review This life of a spirited princess who thrived despite her Author: Rachel Cooke. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY 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 several generations of this fecund couple's progeny--which is why the book is best devoured in small bites and why the comprehensive list of 4/5(41).