Wives of the Kings of England

    Wives of the Kings of England

    From Hanover to Windsor

    Mark Hichens

    Peter Owen 2006

    Hardback 182pp Illustrated

    9780720612714   Product Code: 85071

    Whether their husbands judged them 'the most wonderful wife ever man had' (George II describing Caroline of Anspach) or 'the vilest wretch the world ever was cursed with' (George IV on Caroline of Brunswick), the consorts of British kings never had very easy lives, however rich their material rewards. Hichens tells the stories of eight queens from Caroline of Anspach to Elizabeth, the Queen Mother and the 'joker in the pack', Wallis Simpson.

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