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The Final Curtsey: A Royal Memoir

The Final Curtsey: A Royal Memoir

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by Margaret Rhodes
     
 

Filled with charming anecdotes, fascinating characters, and personal photographs, this intimate and revealing autobiography of Margaret Rhodes—Queen Elizabeth II’s first cousin and niece to Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother—offers unparalleled insight into the private life of the British monarchy. Detailed and often touching, this account

Overview

Filled with charming anecdotes, fascinating characters, and personal photographs, this intimate and revealing autobiography of Margaret Rhodes—Queen Elizabeth II’s first cousin and niece to Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother—offers unparalleled insight into the private life of the British monarchy. Detailed and often touching, this account chronicles Margaret’s birth into the Scottish aristocracy, her years working for the Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service, and her appointment as Lady-in-Waiting to the Queen Mother. Describing the Queen Mother’s final days, this edition also celebrates happy occasions, including the weddings of Princess Elizabeth to Prince Philip and Prince William to Kate Middleton.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781780270852
Publisher:
Birlinn, Limited
Publication date:
06/01/2012
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,129,429
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Margaret Rhodes is Queen Elizabeth II’s first cousin and a former employee of the British Secret Intelligence Service.

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The Final Curtsey: A Royal Memoir 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
US- More than 1 year ago
An interesting look behind the royal curtain through the eyes of one of the Royal Family's relatives. Nothing scandalous or necessarily groudbreaking, but fascinating as a peek at the way things used to be.