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Queen Mother. by Helen Cathcart

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Published by W.H. Allen in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Elizabeth, Queen, consort of George VI, King of Great Britain, 1900-,
  • Queens -- Great Britain -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [253]-255.

LC ClassificationsDA585.A2 C3 1965
The Physical Object
Pagination255 p.
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5977816M
LC Control Number66004916

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Hugo Vickers's "Elizabeth, The Queen Mother" is a well-written biography of one of the more intriguing figures of the twentieth-century. It is well-researched and doesn't veer much into hagiography. Much of the book, particularly the portions about her childhood, marriage, and the abdication of Edward VIII is well-trodden ground/5.   In My Queen, My Mother: A Living Novena, award-winning author Marge Steinhage Fenelon brings you along on a pilgrimage to nine Marian shrines across the United day of this spiritual journey helps you encounter God and a deeper relationship with the Blessed Mother. “My Queen, My Mother, I give myself entirely to you.”/5(19).   The book, a biography of the Queen Mother's steward William Tallon, also makes a number of allegations about the rest of the royal family, including accusations of drunkenness and swearing.   In U.S. author Kitty Kelley’s notorious book The Royals, published in , she suggested the Queen Mother was the daughter of a Welsh .

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