We two : Victoria and Albert : rulers, partners, rivals /

Gillian Gill offers a revolutionary portrait of a queen and her prince, revealing at once both an intimate but far-from-idyllic relationship that succeeded against all odds as the strong, feisty queen and the brilliant, fragile prince worked together to build a family based on support, trust, and fi...

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Main Author: Gill, Gillian.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Ballantine Books, c2009.
Edition:1st ed.
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300 |a xii, 460 p. :  |b ill. (some col.) ;  |c 25 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. [389]-440) and index. 
520 |a Gillian Gill offers a revolutionary portrait of a queen and her prince, revealing at once both an intimate but far-from-idyllic relationship that succeeded against all odds as the strong, feisty queen and the brilliant, fragile prince worked together to build a family based on support, trust, and fidelity. 
505 0 |a Charlotte and Leopold -- Wanted, an heir to the throne, preferably male -- The wife takes the child -- That dismal existence -- The Kensington system -- Fighting back -- Victoria, virgin queen -- The Coburg legacy -- A dynastic marriage -- The paradise of our childhood -- Training for the big race -- Victoria plans her marriage -- Bearing the fruits of desire -- Whigs and Tories -- Dearest diary -- Albert takes charge -- The court of St. Albert's -- Finding friends -- A home of our own -- The greatest show on earth -- Lord Palmerston says no -- Blue blood and red -- French interlude -- The Prussian alliance -- Father and son -- Problems in a marriage -- "I do not cling to life as you do" -- Mourning a prince. 
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600 0 0 |a Albert,  |c Prince Consort of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain,  |d 1819-1861  |x Marriage. 
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