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Princesses of Wales


Language: English

Genre(s): Biography Welsh Interest

Series: Pocket Guides

June 2005128 pages177x112mm

Paperback - 9780708319369 eBook - pdf - 9781423741398

About The Book

Offers a discussion of the developing role of Princess of Wales. The book consists of individual biographies, complementary to one another. Linking this are themes that include the parallels between the lives of the princesses, the developing role and position in society of the Princess of Wales and the importance of Wales within Britain.


'... not only an historical anthology but also a most worthwhile read'. www.Gwales.com


Introduction; Some Interesting Statistics; Before the Conquest; ” Helen of the Hosts” (Late 4th Century AD); Angharad Ferch Owain ab Edwin (c.1080-1162); Nest (c.1080-1115); Cristin (Mid 12th Century); Gwenllian of Deheubarth (c.1098-1136); Siwan (c.1195-1237); Eleanor De Montfort (1252-1282); Gwenllian of Wales (1282-1337); Welsh Princesses or Princesses of Wales?; After the Conquest; Joan of Kent (1328-1385); The Interlude: Margaret Hanmer (c.1370-c.1420); Anne Neville (1456-1485); Katherine of Aragon (1485-1536); Caroline of Ansbach (1683-1737); Augusta of Saxe-Gotha (1719-1772); Caroline of Brunswick (1768-1821); Alexandra of Denmark (1844-1925); Mary of Teck (1867-1953); Diana Spencer (1961-1997); The Future; Appendix: Princes of Wales from 1301

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