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Serving Victoria : life in the royal household
Title:
Serving Victoria : life in the royal household
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.
Format:
Book
General Note:
Originally published: London : Chatto & Windus, 2012.

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