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Author Ridley, Jane, author.

Title The heir apparent : a life of Edward VII, the playboy prince / Jane Ridley. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Edition First U.S. edition.
Publication Info. New York : Random House, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource
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Contents Introduction: The eighty-nine steps -- Youth. -- Victoria and Albert 1841 -- "Our poor strange boy" 1841-1856 -- 'Neither fish nor flesh' 1856-1860 -- Bertie's fall 1861 -- Marriage 1861-1863 -- "Totally totally unfit .?.?. for ever becoming king" 1863-1865 -- Alix's knee 1865-1867 -- Marlborough House and Harriett Mordaunt 1868-1870 -- Annus horribilis 1870-1871 -- Expanding middle. -- Resurrection? 1871-1875 -- India 1875-1876 -- The Aylesford scandal 1876 -- Lillie Langtry 1877-1878 -- Prince Hal 1878-1881 -- Prince of Pleasure 1881-1887 -- William 1887-1889 -- Scandal 1889-1890 -- Nemesis 1890-1892 -- Daisy Warwick 1892-1896 -- "We are all in God's hands" 1897-1901 -- King -- King Edward the Caresser 1901-1902 -- "Edward the Confessor number two" 1902 -- King Edward the peacemaker 1903-1905 -- Uncle of Europe 1905-1907 -- King Canute 1908-1909 -- King of Trumps 1909-1910 -- The people's king march-May 1910.
Summary "Chronicles the eventful life of Queen Victoria's firstborn son, the quintessential black sheep of Buckingham Palace, who matured into as wise and effective a monarch as Britain has ever seen."--Publisher's description.
Note "Originally published in Great Britain in 2012 by Chatto & Windus."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910.
Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910 -- Relations with women.
Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910. (OCoLC)fst00033612
Chronological Term 1901-1910
Subject Kings and rulers. (OCoLC)fst00987694
Relations with women. (OCoLC)fst01354410
Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Great Britain -- History -- Edward VII, 1901-1910.
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
Genre Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): Ridley, Jane. Heir apparent New York : Random House, 2013 9781400062553 (DLC) 2013002597 (OCoLC)825647850
ISBN 9780812994759 : $60.00
0812994752 : $60.00
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