Princesses of Wales

Author(s) Deborah Fisher

Language: English

Genre(s): Biography, Welsh Interest

Series: Pocket Guides

  • June 2005 · 128 pages ·177x112mm

  • · Paperback - 9780708319369

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'.


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

About the Author(s)

Author(s): Deborah Fisher

Deborah Fisher is a freelance writer and local historian. She is the author of two UWP titles: Princesses of Wales (2005) and Princes of Wales (2006).

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