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Serving Victoria : life in the royal household
Serving Victoria : life in the royal household
Publication Information:
New York, NY : HarperCollins, 2013.
Physical Description:
xii, 417 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
'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.
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.
General Note (Repeatable):
Originally published: London : Chatto & Windus, 2012.

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