Blood Royal: The Story of the Spencers and the Royals

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HarperCollins, 2000 - History - 292 pages
The Spencers, like the Windsors, are a dynasty, and one of the most successful families that England has produced. But how did a family of Tudor sheep farmers from Northamptonshire reach the ranks of the upper aristocracy by the time of the Restoration, and how did they then continue to consolidate their great position at the apex of society through the eighteenth and the nineteenth centuries?

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Gossipy history of the England's Spencer dynasty, culminating in a cry-for-Di recap. To the sagging shelf of Di-and-Charles studies comes this thoughtful, witty account of the Princess of Wales's most ... Read full review

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The author of The Selling of the Royal Family now tackles the aristocratic Spencers. The late Princess of Wales, formerly Lady Diana Spencer, is probably the Spencer readers know best, but the family ... Read full review

Contents

Shameless Sunderland
21
The Great Inheritance
45
A Liberated Woman
69
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