Elizabeth Longford

the authorised biography by Frances Makover

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 212 Downloads: 716
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  • Longford, Elizabeth, -- 1906-2002,
  • Women biographers -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Women historians -- Great Britain -- Biography.

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A new edition of the classic biography of Queen Victoria, reissued for the th anniversary of her birth. Drawing upon Queen Victoria's previously unpublished journals, Elizabeth Longford's classic biography recalls the contrasts and curiosities of an earlier era with exquisite detail - and transforms the queen from a severe, time-worn effigy into a human being who loved, feared and fumed. Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography winners and shortlists. All titles cross-referenced with other awards, prizes, and best-of lists. Wellington: Pillar of State by Elizabeth Longford, Longford starting at $ Wellington: Pillar of State has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.   One of the greatest joys of reading is how one book leads to another. Until I read My History by Antonia Fraser, I had never heard of The Pebbled Shore by Elizabeth Longford.. Fraser’s memoir of her youth is great fun but I found myself fascinated by her stories of her mother, who was an enthusiastic if never successful political candidate, popular historian, and mother of eight.

Wellington: The Years Of The Sword by Elizabeth Longford. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Hardcover. Used; Acceptable. Dust jacket is damaged. Page colour - discoloured in accordance with book age. **Simply Brit** Shipped with Premium postal service within 24 hours from the UK with impressive delivery time. We have dispatched from our book depository; items of good condition to over ten million. Queen Victoria was the longest reigning monarch in British history. In this concise biography, Lady Longford, long recognised as an authority on the subject, gives a full account of Queen Victoria's life and provides her unique assessment of the monarch. Victoria ascended the throne in on the death of her uncle William IV. In she married her first cousin, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg.   “Longford” was directed by Tom Hooper, who also made the HBO film “Elizabeth I,” starring Helen Mirren. But this film is closer in spirit to “The Queen,” the Mirren movie about Author: Alessandra Stanley.   Queen Victoria: born to succeed by Longford, Elizabeth, , Publication date Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by LannetteF on June 7, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Terms of Pages:

  Andrew Gailey has been awarded the £5, Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography for The Lost Imperialist - Lord Dufferin, Memory Author: Natasha Onwuemezi.

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Elizabeth Longford has 33 books on Goodreads with ratings. Elizabeth Longford’s most popular book is Queen Victoria. THE QUEEN Hardcover – Octo by Elizabeth Longford Elizabeth Longford book › Visit Amazon's Elizabeth Longford Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central 5/5(2). A well written and insightful book. Elizabeth Longford makes good use of the original sources, particularly Victoria's journal entries and paints a balanced and interesting picture of Victoria as a woman, wife, mother, and queen.

The many illustrations are helpful and add interest to the story that she tells.4/5(9). Elizabeth (Harman) Pakenham, Countess of Longford, CBE was born on 30 August She was the daughter of Nathaniel Bishop Harman.

She married Sir Francis Aungier Pakenham, 7th Earl of Longford, KG, PC, son of Thomas Pakenham, 5th Earl of Longford and Lady Mary Julia Child-Villiers, on 3 November She died on 23 October /5. Looking for books by Elizabeth Longford. See all books authored by Elizabeth Longford, including Victoria R.

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A biography of Elizabeth Longford. This book covers Elizabeth's life from birth inher days as a student at Oxford, where she met her future husband, her political life as a Labour candidate, and her private life as the mother of seven children. Winston Churchill; a pictorial life story authorized by the Winston Churchill Foundation by Elizabeth Harman Pakenham Longford () by Elizabeth Harman Pakenham Longford | Jan 1.

Elizabeth Longford proves the truth of the old saying that Mother knows best, a theory that is being treated with renewed respect by many of todays experts in child-rearing.

She cites from her own experience as the mother of a large family, and quotes from. The Oxford Book Of Royal Anecdotes edited by Elizabeth Longford Oxford University Press ©ISBN Hardback edition The Oxford Book Of Royal Anecdotes edited by Elizabeth Longford is a unique collection of letters, stories, and quotes pertaining to and by the Kings and Queens of England/5(2).

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The Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography was established in in memory of Elizabeth Longford (), the British author, biographer and historian. The £5, prize is awarded annually for a historical biography published in the preceding year. The Elizabeth Longford Prize is sponsored by Flora Fraser and Peter Soros and administered by the Society of Authors.

Elizabeth Longford's classic biography won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize when it was first published in The author's grasp of the era's politics, and her understanding of the problems which confront a woman who is not only a queen but also a mother of a large high-spirited family, make this book unique to this day.4/5(4).

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From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. Other editions - View all. Wellington: Pillar of state Elizabeth Longford Snippet view. Wellington: Pillar of state Elizabeth Longford Snippet view - Wellington Elizabeth Longford No preview available - After Queen Victoria, The House of Windsor, and The Queen Mother, a Longford biography of Elizabeth II is not to be wondered at; but the present volume, like other recent royal chronicles, also owes something to Princess Margaret's evident desire (always, it's suggested, with the Queen's blessing) to change certain impressions&#;stemming, in the first place, from ex-royal governess Marion.

Elizabeth (Harman) Pakenham, Countess of Longford, CBE was born on 30 August She was the daughter of Nathaniel Bishop Harman. She married Sir Francis Aungier Pakenham, 7th Earl of Longford, KG, PC, son of Thomas Pakenham, 5th Earl of Longford and Lady Mary Julia Child-Villiers, on 3 November A biography of Elizabeth Longford.

This book covers Elizabeth's life from birth inher days as a student at Oxford, where she met her future husband, her. The pebbled shore: the memoirs of Elizabeth Longford. [Elizabeth Longford] -- The acclaimed biographer recreates her own life, from her days at Oxford through her proximity to the core of English politics and letters.

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Although Elizabeth Longford’s Wellington: The Years of the Sword has now finally been superseded as a factual account of the Duke of Wellington’s military career by Rory Muir’s two-volume work published inher book is still unsurpassed as an insight into Wellington the man.

The veteran historian, who married into the same family that Wellington himself had, understood the Iron. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II Donor friendsofthesanfranciscopubliclibrary External-identifierPages: Queen Victoria was the longest reigning monarch in British history.

In this concise biography, Lady Longford, long recognized as an authority on the subject, gives a full account of Queen Victoria’s life and provides her unique assessment of the monarch/5(19). Will look good on your book case after reading but may not be suitable as a present unless hard to find elsewhere MOST IMAGES ARE STOCK PHOTOS.

IF YOU NEED A PARTICULAR EDITION PLEASE SEND US A MESSAGE BEFORE PURCHASING SO THAT WE CAN CHECK THAT THE ONE ON OFFER IS THE ONE YOU REQUIRE. The Memoirs of Elizabeth Longford. Longford, Elizabeth. Elizabeth Longford, who died a was a creative woman in every sense.

Biographer, crusading politician, mother of eight children and a devoted, supportive wife, she inherited her driving.Reminiscences till age 60 by the octogenarian biographer of Queen Victoria and the Duke of Wellington. The narrative is a patient, year-by-year accumulation of British upper crustery; Longford is candid about the British class system, which extends into the ranks of historical researchers, dependent on the whims of guardians of family archives in England (including the one in Buckingham Palace).