Letters of the Empress Frederick by Victoria Empress, consort of Frederick III, German Emperor

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  • Germany -- History -- 1871-

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Statementedited by the Right Honourable Sir Frederick Ponsonby ...
ContributionsPonsonby, Frederick Edward Grey, Baron Sysonby, 1867-1935, ed.
LC ClassificationsDD224.9 .A4
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 492, [1] p.
Number of Pages492
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16347345M
LC Control Number29004969

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Soon after King Edward came to the throne inthe accounts of the Empress Frederick's health began to be alarming, and as she was his favourite sister, he decided. The published letters are mostly about political matters - with most of Vicky's family alive at the time, including the eldest son she had had so many problems with, Ponsonby couldn't make his selection any other way.

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New York: Macmillan Co., (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Victoria, Empress consort of Frederick III. Victoria, Princess Royal (Victoria Letters of the Empress Frederick book Mary Louisa; 21 November – 5 August ) was German Empress and Queen of Prussia by marriage to German Emperor Frederick was the eldest child of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and was created Princess Royal in She was the mother of Wilhelm II, German Father: Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.

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Vicky, as she was known to her family and friends, was trained by her father, Prince Albert, in the principles of constitutional monarchy and parliamentary government.4/5(1).

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She Was The Mother Of Kaiser. LETTERS OF THE EMPRESS FREDERICK, a selection of correspondence from the Empress to her mother, Queen Victoria, was published in The former Princess Royal of England, who married Prince Frederick William of Prussia inhad never been popular in court circles in Germany because of her liberal influence on her husband and was known behind her back as 5/5(1).

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After he breathed his last, Empress Frederick, as she became known, was outraged by the conduct of her son; the new Kaiser Wilhelm II.

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It draws very heavily on letters from Vicky and her mother, traded several times every week for their entire lives, so you hear their feelings and beliefs in their own words, making. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

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The letters of Empress Frederick shed light on German politics and society during the late 19th century, and the outlook Germany's royal family held on matters domestic and foreign. Famed for her charity work and promotion of social welfare, Victoria, Princess Royal - also styled as 'the Empress Frederick' - demonstrates a refined and sensitive Seller Rating: % positive.

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It documents his encounters with legendary rulers such as King Lobengula of the Ndebele and larger-than-life characters like the ivory hunter Frederick Selous, and records Oates' final, fatal trek. THE EMPRESS FREDERICK. CHAPTER I CHILDHOOD AND GIRLHOOD. BEFORE the birth of the Princess Royal in Novemberno direct heir had been born to a reigning British Sovereign for nearly eighty years.

The Prince Regent, afterwards George IV, was born intwo years after his father’s accession, and the death in childbirth of the Prince Regent’s. Frederick II (26 December – 13 December ) was King of Sicily fromKing of Germany fromKing of Italy and Holy Roman Emperor from and King of Jerusalem from He was the son of emperor Henry VI of the Hohenstaufen dynasty and of Constance, heiress to the Norman kings of tion: 9 December (Mainz, German.

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