Serving Victoria : life in the royal household
by
 
Hubbard, Kate, 1963-

Title
Serving Victoria : life in the royal household

Author
Hubbard, Kate, 1963-

ISBN
9780062269911

Publication Information
New York, NY : HarperCollins, 2013.

Physical Description
xii, 417 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.

Contents
'A queen is a very happy woman'. Windsor 1838 ; A scandal and a crisis ; 'Love rules the court' ; Sarah Lyttelton : superintendent of the nursery ; Charlotte Canning : lady of the bedchamber ; 'Gone afloat' ; Osborne ; In the highlands ; 'The object of education' ; Departures ; Mary Ponsonby : maid-of-honour ; Glimpses of abroad ; Three deaths -- 'My heart is utterly and completely broken'. 'Someone to lean on' ; Henry Ponsonby : private secretary ; Balmorality ; Eastern Questions and domestic affairs ; James Reid : resident medical attendant ; Randall Davidson : dean of Windsor ; Spring holidays ; Household bothers ; The year of the Munshi ; Accommodating Bipps ; 'A last look' -- After Victoria.

Abstract
Serving Victoria follows the lives of six members of her household, from the governess to the royal children, from her maid of honor to her chaplain and her personal physician -- Front jacket flap.

Personal Subject
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901-Employees.
 
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901.

Subject Term
Royal households -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Biography.
 
Household employees -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Biography.
 
Courts and courtiers -- History -- 19th century -- Biography.
 
Queens -- Great Britain -- Biography.

Format
Book

General Note (Repeatable)
Originally published: London : Chatto & Windus, 2012.


Material TypeShelf NumberBarcodeLibraryStatus
BookHISTORY GENERAL 920 HUBB32530607430202Main JCPLAdult Nonfiction Area