Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire

Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire

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Lady Georgiana Spencer was the great-great-great-great-aunt of Diana, Princess of Wales, and was nearly as famous in her day. In 1774 Georgiana achieved immediate celebrity by marrying William Cavendish, fifth duke of Devonshire, one of England's richest and most influential aristocrats
Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2000
ISBN: 9780786226542
0786226544
Branch Call Number: LP B Devonshire
Characteristics: 936 p
Alternative Title: Georgiana

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Janice21383
Jun 08, 2016

Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire was not born royal; if she had been, she might have been an English Marie Antoinette with a brain. As it was, she was was bold and neurotic, generous and spendthrift, charming and immoral. It is clear that author is in love with her. Many readers may not be. It is difficult not to reflect on the waste of feminine talent and energy, or not to hear the tumbrels of the coming social revolution.

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Delorisverchere
Dec 11, 2013

One is for a friend and member of PPL, Tina Clement. I will pick up the books on Thursday, Dec 12.

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