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Prince Albert : the man who saved the monarchy / A.N. Wilson.

By: Wilson, A. N, 1950-.
Publisher: London : Atlantic Books, 2019Description: xvii, 430 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white, and colour), portraits, genealogical tables ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781782398318.Subject(s): Albert, Prince Consort, consort of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1861 | Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- BiographyDDC classification: 920 Summary: "For more than six decades, Queen Victoria ruled a great Empire at the height of its power. Beside her for more than twenty of those years was the love of her life, her trusted husband and father of their nine children, Prince Albert. But while Victoria is seen as the embodiment of her time, it was Prince Albert, A. N. Wilson expertly argues, who was at the vanguard of Victorian Britain's transformation as a vibrant and extraordinary centre of political, technological, scientific and intellectual advancement. Far more than just the product of his age, Albert was one of its influencers and architects. A composer, engineer, soldier, politician, linguist and bibliophile, Prince Albert, more than any other royal, was truly a 'genius'. " - Book cover
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Genealogical table on endpapers.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

"For more than six decades, Queen Victoria ruled a great Empire at the height of its power. Beside her for more than twenty of those years was the love of her life, her trusted husband and father of their nine children, Prince Albert. But while Victoria is seen as the embodiment of her time, it was Prince Albert, A. N. Wilson expertly argues, who was at the vanguard of Victorian Britain's transformation as a vibrant and extraordinary centre of political, technological, scientific and intellectual advancement. Far more than just the product of his age, Albert was one of its influencers and architects. A composer, engineer, soldier, politician, linguist and bibliophile, Prince Albert, more than any other royal, was truly a 'genius'. " - Book cover

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