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Item:362018550796Kings of Georgian Britain by Catherine Curzon Estimated delivery 4-14 business days Format Hardcover Condition Brand New Description An entertaining trip back in time to meet the four kings who shaped the Georgian era. Publisher Description For over a century of turmoil, upheaval and scandal, Great Britain was a Georgian land. From the day the German-speaking George I stepped off the boat from Hanover, to the night that George IV, bloated and diseased, breathed his last at Windsor, the four kings had presided over a changing nation. Kings Georgian Britain offers a fresh perspective on the lives of the four Georges and the events that shaped their characters and reigns. From love affairs to family feuds, political wrangling and beyond, it is a chance to peer behind the pomp and follow these iconic figures from cradle to grave. As their very different lives will show, being a king isnt always about grand parties and jaw-dropping jewels, and sometimes following in a fathers footsteps can be the hardest job around.Take a step back in time and meet the wives, mistresses, friends and foes of these remarkable kings who shaped the nation, and find out what really went on behind closed palace doors. Whether dodging assassins, marrying for money, digging up their ancestors or sparking domestic disputes that echoed down the generations, the Georgian kings of Great Britain were never short on drama. AUTHOR: Catherine Curzon is a royal historian who writes on all matters 18th century on her blog, work has featured in publications including All About History, History of Royals and Jane Austens Regency World. She has also provided additional research for An Evening with Jane Austen. Catherine holds a Masters degree in Film and when not dodging the furies of the guillotine, writes fiction set deep in the underbelly of Georgian London. She lives in Yorkshire atop a ludicrously steep hill. SELLING POINTS: An entertaining trip back in time to meet the four kings who shaped the Georgian era. Discover how murder and intrigue sent a queen to prison for life and how a spectral raven took up residence with a royal mistress. Go behind the closed doors of a family who raised feuding to new heights and meet the sons who would stop at nothing to annoy their fathers, no matter what the cost. Read the sad tale of Farmer George, who was once proud to be a boy in England born, but who ended his days blind, deaf and incurably insane. Gad about with the Prince Regent, from his wild youth to his last days as king, when he was too fat to move, let alone go dancing! 32 illustrations Author Biography Catherine Curzon is a royal historian who writes on all matters 18th century on her blog, Her work has featured in publications including All About History, History of Royals and Jane Austens Regency World. She has also provided additional research for An Evening with Jane Austen. Catherine holds a Masters degree in Film and when not dodging the furies of the guillotine, writes fiction set deep in the underbelly of Georgian London. She lives in Yorkshire atop a ludicrously steep hill. Details ISBN 1473871220 ISBN-13 9781473871229 Title Kings of Georgian Britain Author Catherine Curzon Format Hardcover Year 2017 Pages 215 Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd GEItemID:117197750; About Us Grand Eagle Retail is the ideal place for all your shopping needs! With fast shipping, low prices, friendly service and over 1,000,000 in stock items - you're bound to find what you want, at a price you'll love! Shipping & Delivery Times Shipping is FREE to any address in USA. Please view eBay estimated delivery times at the top of the listing. Deliveries are made by either USPS or Courier. We are unable to deliver faster than stated. International deliveries will take 1-6 weeks. NOTE: We are unable to offer combined shipping for multiple items purchased. This is because our items are shipped from different locations. Returns If you wish to return an item, please consult our Returns Policy as below: Please contact Customer Services and request "Return Authorisation" before you send your item back to us. Unauthorised returns will not be accepted. Returns must be postmarked within 4 business days of authorisation and must be in resellable condition. Returns are shipped at the customer's risk. We cannot take responsibility for items which are lost or damaged in transit. For purchases where a shipping charge was paid, there will be no refund of the original shipping charge. Additional Questions If you have any questions please feel free to Contact Us. Categories Baby Books Electronics Fashion Games Health & Beauty Home, Garden & Pets Movies Music Sports & Outdoors ToysCondition:Brand New, ISBN-13:9781473871229, Format:Hardcover, Publication Year:2017, Language:English
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