Queen Victoria's Mysterious Daughter: A Biography of Princess Louise by Lucinda Hawksley

Queen Victoria's Mysterious Daughter: A Biography of Princess Louise by Lucinda Hawksley

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert and their children. This portrait presented a beautiful and domestic scene, with the Queen at the center.

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert and their children. This portrait presented a beautiful and domestic scene, with the Queen at the center.

The sixth child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert had a difficult childhood and troubled adolescence, a world away from the usual perception of the life of a privileged princess. For such a prominent public figure, much of her life story has been hidden away inside impenetrable walls. What was so scandalous about this princess that her files in the Royal Archives and at her husband's home, Inveraray Castle in Scotland, still need to be locked away?

The sixth child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert had a difficult childhood and troubled adolescence, a world away from the usual perception of the life of a privileged princess. For such a prominent public figure, much of her life story has been hidden away inside impenetrable walls. What was so scandalous about this princess that her files in the Royal Archives and at her husband's home, Inveraray Castle in Scotland, still need to be locked away?

Becoming Queen Victoria: The Tragic Death of Princess Charlotte and the Unexpected Rise of Britain’s Greatest Monarch ~ Kate Williams (2010)

Becoming Queen Victoria: The Tragic Death of Princess Charlotte and the Unexpected Rise of Britain’s Greatest Monarch ~ Kate Williams (2010)

Excellent Book; interesting to see how many of the daughters and granddaughters married into European Royality

Excellent Book; interesting to see how many of the daughters and granddaughters married into European Royality

An engrossing biography of Queen Victoria's youngest daughter that focuses on her relationship with her willful mother--a powerful and insightful look at two women of significant importance and influe

An engrossing biography of Queen Victoria's youngest daughter that focuses on her relationship with her willful mother--a powerful and insightful look at two women of significant importance and influe

- The incredible stories of five of the seventeen granddaughters of Queen Victoria ,who became queens of different countries in Europe. Very different destinies for those women: Alexandra Tzarina of Russia; Matilde, Queen of Norway; Sophia, Queen of Greece ; Mary , Queen of Romania and Victoria Eugenia, queen of Spain. A hundred years , from 1869 , with the the birth of Matilde to 1969 , with the death of Victoria Eugenia , in the middle of extraordinary changes in our history.

- The incredible stories of five of the seventeen granddaughters of Queen Victoria ,who became queens of different countries in Europe. Very different destinies for those women: Alexandra Tzarina of Russia; Matilde, Queen of Norway; Sophia, Queen of Greece ; Mary , Queen of Romania and Victoria Eugenia, queen of Spain. A hundred years , from 1869 , with the the birth of Matilde to 1969 , with the death of Victoria Eugenia , in the middle of extraordinary changes in our history.

Queen Victoria on the arm of her Indian servant Abdul Karim with whom she had a fervent relationship

Queen Victoria on the arm of her Indian servant Abdul Karim with whom she had a fervent relationship

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