Eileen knew Prince Philip before his marriage. The events that tested mike and Eileen's marriage to breaking point have been seen in fiction in the Netflix television series, The Crown. Later, her husband mike parker became the Prince's first private secretary and the ‘Parkers of the Palace’ became part of the furniture at Court.
Step Aside for Royalty: Treasured Memories of the Royal Household #ad - Prince philip even gave them his car.
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My Husband and I: The Inside Story of 70 Years of the Royal MarriageSimon & Schuster UK #ad - But somehow, their relationship has endured and provided a model of constancy to inspire all around them. This book is not only a vivid portrait of a hugely important marriage, it is a celebration of the power of love. . As the years have gone by, fierce debates over how to bring up their children, there have been rumours of marital troubles, and they have had to deal with family traumas - from scandalous divorces to shocking deaths - in the full glare of the public eye.
With interest in the royal couple at a new peak thanks to the hit TV series The Crown, Ingrid Seward reveals the real story of the marriage of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip. In my husband and i, we discover the challenges faced by Prince Philip as he has had to learn to play second fiddle to the Queen in all their public engagements, but we also get a revealing insight into how their relationship operates behind closed doors.
My Husband and I: The Inside Story of 70 Years of the Royal Marriage #ad - When they married in westminster Abbey in November 1947, there were 3000 guests, including six kings and seven queens. Within five years, as queen elizabeth II, she would ascend to the throne and later be crowned in front of millions watching through the new medium of television. When a young princess elizabeth met and fell in love with the dashing Naval Lieutenant Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark, it wasn't without its problems.
The romance between the sailor prince and the young princess brought a splash of colour to a nation still in the grip of post-war austerity. Throughout her record-breaking reign, she relied on the formidable partnership she had made with her consort. Now, after 70 years of their marriage, acclaimed royal biographer Ingrid Seward sheds new light on their relationship and its impact on their family and on the nation.
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On Duty With The QueenBlink Publishing #ad - He discusses the inner workings of everyday life in Buckingham Palace, and what it was really like to work under the media spotlight with the most famous family in the world. Dickie arbiter gives his personal insights into events that shaped his relationship with the Royal family over the years, from joining the Queen on a picnic at Balmoral in 1988 to being alongside her at the time of the death of Diana Princess of Wales in 1997.
Dickie was spokesman for the Queen during the most turbulent period of her reign. On duty with the queen is an open and engaging account of his life and his fascinating role in serving this unique family at a time of momentous change. In this honest and entertaining book, Dickie Arbiter recounts his life's journey from a broadcast journalist to becoming a press spokesman to the Royal family, and back again to journalism.
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The Untold Story of Queen Elizabeth, Queen MotherArcadia Books #ad - With unparalleled sources--including members of the Royal Family, aristocrats, and friends and relatives of Elizabeth herself this mesmerizing account takes us inside the real and sometimes astonishing world of the royal family. ". For the first time, lady colin campbell shows us that the untold life of the Queen Mother is far more fascinating and moving than the official version that has been peddled ever since she became royal in 1923.
But there was another side to her story. Packed with stunning revelations, this is the inside story of The Queen Mother from the "New York Times "bestselling author who first revealed the truth about Princess DianaQueen Elizabeth The Queen Mother has been called the "most successful queen since Cleopatra.
The Untold Story of Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mother #ad - Her personality was so captivating that even her arch-enemy Wallis Simpson wrote about "her legendary charm. Portrayed as a selfless partner to the king in the Oscar-winning movie "The King's Speech, " The Queen Mother is most often remembered from her later years as the smiling granny with the pastel hats.
When she died in 2002, just short of her 102nd birthday, she was praised for a long life well lived.
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The Quest for Queen MaryHodder & Stoughton #ad - Very funny and astute, it provides a loathly feast for royal-watchers' Hilary Mantel, New Statesman Books of the Year 2018'Almost every page is a gem'A. The series of candid observations, secrets and indiscretions contained in his notes were to be kept private for 50 years. Wilson, spectator christmas Books'I wonder if this will be the year's surprise Christmas bestseller?
The Quest for Queen Mary #ad - . Now published in full for the first time and edited by the highly admired royal biographer Hugo Vickers, this is a riveting, often hilarious portrait of the eccentric aristocracy of a bygone age. N. Giving much greater insight into queen mary than the official version, and including sharply observed encounters with, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, the Duke of Gloucester, among others, and a young Queen Elizabeth, The Quest for Queen Mary is set to be a classic of royal publishing.
Wonderful' robert harris* * *when james pope-hennessy began his work on Queen Mary's official biography, it opened the door to meetings with royalty, court members and retainers around Europe.
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The Grimaldis of Monaco: Centuries of Scandal, Years of GraceLyons Press #ad - The grimaldis of monaco tells in full the remarkable history of the world’s oldest reigning dynasty. The final note is necessarily tragic, detailing in full the deaths of both Princess Grace and Princess Caroline’s husband in sudden and shocking accidents. Here, a new image of rainier iii emerges as both man and monarch, beginning with his blighted childhood as the son of divorced parents and of a mother scorned as illegitimate.
And preceding the drama of his marriage to Grace Kelly, there is an account of his intense love affair with a French film start and reasons behind his sister’s lifelong malice and envy of him. Against all odds, still in possession of their lands and titles despite the upheavals of the French Revolution and the First and Second World Wars, they have proved themselves masterful survivors, when royal heads rolled and most small countries met their demise.
With insufficient weaponry and military forces far too small to go into combat against their more powerful neighbors, France and Italy, the Grimaldis endured by their cunning and their shrewd choice of brides—rich women and high connections in the most influential courts of Europe, and often, strong sexual appetites.
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Her son, antoine i was wed to an aristocratic wife who outdid her mother-in-law by having so many lovers her husband took to hanging them in effigy. The seafaring adventurer prince Albert I was unfortunate enough to have two wives, one British, one American, who ran off with their lovers. The french nobleman’s daughter who married Louis I later became the mistress of France Louis XIV.
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A Life Worth LivingDynasty Press #ad - She became a model and a designer, and in the 1970s embarked on a short and violent marriage to Lord Colin Campbell. The victim of a rare cosmetic condition, Lady Colin Campbell was wrongly registered and brought up as a boy in an aristocratic family in Jamaica. In this autobiography she writes of a life-long struggle to be accepted as the woman she is.
A Life Worth Living #ad - She tells of her formative years in jamaica and new york, her activities as a socialite and international charity organizer, her many love affairs, her connection with members of the Royal Family, and her current life as the fulfilled mother of two adopted Russian children. She enjoyed privileges, but her teenage years were blighted, leaving her unable to receive essential medical treatment until she was 21.
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Diana vs. Charles: Royal Blood FeudGraymalkin Media, LLC #ad - At the same time, he knew the teenage Lady Diana Spencer long before the royal wedding bells. With vivid personality profiles of an awe-inspiring gallery of characters, with utter honesty about both the monarchy and the girl now exiled from its charmed circle, with unblushing and authentic depictions of how the Royals live and love, Diana vs.
Charles offers the most staggering, far-reaching disclosures about the greatest personal crisis ever to shake the Royal Family. Their breakup sent shock waves around the world, as growing suspicions were officially confirmed: Their fairy-tale marriage was just that - a fairy tale. The explosive love story and full details behind Diana and Charles's relationship have never been revealed.
. Until now. After all the headlines, charles, the whispers, the rumors, rivalry, and their doomed union is now revealed - by the one person uniquely qualified to tell the lurid and fascinating tale of royal romance, the damaging claims and counterclaims by intimate friends of each, the full inside story of Diana, and scandal.
Diana vs. Charles: Royal Blood Feud #ad - James whitaker is famous in england as the authority on the Royal Family - the only journalist to have had access to all the members of the House of Windsor for more than two decades of exclusive reportage. Not only was the lily-white veil stripped away from their private lives, but the British monarchy itself was suddenly under scathing scrutiny.
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The Meghan Factor: A Royal Expert’s Insight on America's New Princess—and How She Could Change the Windsor Dynasty Forever #ad
The Queen's MarriageDynasty Press #ad - The inside story of the queen’s Marriage from renowned royal author Lady Colin Campbell contains previouslyundisclosed revelations. Using her connections and impeccable sources she recounts details of the inside story of the monarch’s relationship with the Duke of Edinburgh and her close family. In this new book royal historian Lady Colin Campbell covers The Queen’s Marriage in intimate detail.
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WHITE HOUSE USHER: Stories from the InsideBooklocker.com, Inc. #ad - The staff consists of butlers, doormen, calligraphers, chefs, grounds personnel, carpenters, plumbers, housemen, electricians, storekeepers, cooks, painters, curators, maids, florists, and administrative support. Ushers work closely with the first family, and military leaders to carry out White House functions: luncheons, Social Office, Press Office, receptions, meetings, Secret Service Agency, conferences, dinners, teas, senior staff, and more.
The usher's office is the managing office of the Executive Residence and its staff of 90-plus. Government—an usher in the White House. For more than 200 years, a small office has operated on the State Floor of the White House Executive Residence. His vignettes recreate intimate White House happenings from an insider’s viewpoint.
WHITE HOUSE USHER: Stories from the Inside #ad - I loved my trip down memory lane. Former first lady Barbara Bush October 2017. Known as the usher's office, whose mission is to accommodate the personal needs of the first family, and to make the White House feel like a home. Bush, and 14 months under President Clinton. W. Turn the pages to find out which first lady fired him.
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Downstairs at the White House: The story of a teenager, an Oval Office, and a ringside seat to Watergate. #ad
Backstairs Billy: The Life of William Tallon, the Queen Mother's Most Devoted ServantThe Robson Press #ad - William tallon was a creature of extremes: though intensely loyal, he was also a dangerous risk-taker; though charming, he could also be vicious; though considerate and amusing, he could be ruthless and predatory. Over the next fifty years, he became one of the most notorious and flamboyant characters ever to have graced the royal household - the one servant the Queen Mother just could not do without.
For much of his life he was driven by two demons: a powerful sex drive and an intense, william tallon, almost pathological love for the Queen Mother…”From humble beginnings as a shopkeeper’s son in Coventry to ‘Page of the Backstairs’ at Clarence House, or ‘Backstairs Billy’ as he came to be known, entered royal service at the age of fifteen.
Backstairs Billy: The Life of William Tallon, the Queen Mother's Most Devoted Servant #ad - While others came and went, he remained by her side, becoming one of her most trusted friends and confidants. The fascinating life story of the man who spent more than half a century working for one of the world’s most elusive institutions, Backstairs Billy provides a rare glimpse of what the royals really get up to behind closed doors….
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Over a Hot Stove: Life below stairs in Britain’s great houses: the charming memoirs of a 1930s kitchen maid #ad