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Prince Philip revealed

Large Print
Published 2021
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Summary:

The son of Greek and Danish royalty, consort to the queen, and the grandfather of Princes Harry and William, Prince Philip has been at the heart of the royal family for decades-yet he remains an enigma to many. Now, Ingrid Seward, the editor-in-chief of Majesty magazine, brings her decades of experience covering the royal family to this fascinating and insightful biography of Queen Elizabeth II's husband, and father, grandfather, and great-grandfather of the next three kings of England. From his early childhood in Paris among aristocrats and his mother's battle with schizophrenia to his distinctive military service during World War II and marriage to Elizabeth in 1947, Seward chronicles Philip's life and reveals his many faces-as a father, a philanthropist, a philanderer, and a statesman. Though it would take years for Philip to find his place in a royal court that initially distrusted him, he remains one of the most complex, powerful, yet confounding members of Britain's royal family. Entertaining, eye-opening, and informative, Prince Philip is perfect for any anglophile and fans of the series The Crown.

ISBN:
9781432886110
1432886118
Edition:
Large print edition.
Description:
581 pages (large print), 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm.
large print.
Notes:
Originally published in standard print format: New York : Atria Books, 2020.
Included bibliographical references.
Contents:
Prologue
Ancestry
Early influences
Education
The Royal Navy and the courtship
"Incredibly happy, just gorgeous"
Happy days
Two steps behind
Change for the worst
Charles and Anne
The middle years
Andrew and Edward
Sports and other interests
Conservation
The philosopher prince
A ladies' man
Humor and wit
Diana
Today and yesterday
Winding down
Countdown.
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