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—The New York Times
"Waller, using Stuart family letters and an impressive array of secondary sources, has written a highly readable, thoroughly researched family saga that shows vividly how the personal and the political interacted to produce one of the seminal events in British history."
"A stirring and important story....Colorful period details and vivid portraits of legendary figures like the great Duke of Marlborough: lively, instructive history."
"Waller makes an enthralling family saga out of the Glorious Revolution....[Ungrateful Daughters] is stimulating and enjoyable."
—Antonia Fraser, bestselling author of Marie Antoinette
|List of Illustrations||ix|
|Cast of Characters in the Royal Family||xvii|
|Part 1||The Family|
|1.||Queen Mary Beatrice||11|
|2.||Princess Anne of Denmark||47|
|3.||Princess Mary of Orange||83|
|4.||King James II||119|
|5.||Prince William of Orange||159|
|Part 2||The Revolution|
|6.||The Birth of James Francis Edward, Prince of Wales||189|
|11.||An Untimely Death||321|
Posted January 25, 2007
this book was so interesting and I would recommend it to anyone who wishes to learn about this crucial event in English history. if you think that this book looks hard to read think again it is easy and fun.
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