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Aristocrats Epub Aristocrats Author Stella Tillyard Capitalsoftworks.co.uk The Lennox Sisters Great Granddaughters Of A King, Daughters Of A Cabinet Minister, And Wives Of Politicians And Peers Lived Lives Of Real Public Significance, But The Private Texture Of Their Family Centered World Mattered To Them And They Shared Their Experiences With Each Other In Countless Letters From This Hitherto Unknown Archive, Stella Tillyard Has Constructed A Group Biography Of Privileged Eighteenth Century Women Who, She Shows, Have Much To Tell Us About Our Own Time.

10 thoughts on “Aristocrats

  1. says:

    There are so many ways to sell reasons for me to push this book, it absolutely boggles the mind First and foremost and easiest for both the scandalmongers among us and really, if we re honest, which one of us isn t, at least a little , all these words, adjectives and happenings are involved in this

  2. says:

    Reread while traveling.This biography of the Lennox sisters who comprise two generations covers the 1740s to the end of the Regency period and the beginning of the Victorian era, doing an excellent job of sketching in the cultural changes in the English and Irish aristocracy over these decades.Relying upon a

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    Aristocrats is a brilliant group biography of a family of noble sisters during the Hanoverian period in England The Lennox sisters were great granddaughters of Charles II through his mistress Louise de Keroualle , daughters of the Duke of Richmond, and wives and mothers to politicians and peers, but also fascinating

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    This is the story of four daughters of the second Duke of Richmond Great granddaughters of King Charles II, wealthy, titled, and intimate with the political leaders of the realm, the Lennox sisters were envied by many and watched by all Their story lasts almost a century it begins in 1744, as the Jacobites were planning their l

  5. says:

    Wow This is a fabulously good biography, one of the best I ve ever read erudite but juicy, and irresistibly readable from start to finish A combination of the writing and the subjects themselves made it so amazing to me these four Lennox sisters are just ridiculously interesting, every one of them intelligent, passionate, sympathetic and

  6. says:

    An excellent group biography of 4 of the Lennox sisters which shows what it was like to be an aristocratic woman during the period I thought that Tillyard did a very good job of showing what it was like to live through a scandal and how one might become brought back...

  7. says:

    3.5 stars Stick with this book through the first section, it improves once the part giving context to the Lennox sisters lives is over I wascurious about their day to day lives than their politics.

  8. says:

    Remember the Ladies , as Abigail Adams once enjoined her husband but so often of course history fails to All of these women played significant roles in Georgian history, but at most they are footnotes in their lives of their male relatives the Duke of Richmond, the Duke of Leinster, Lord Holland, Lord Edward Fitzgerald, Charles James Fox History remembers these names

  9. says:

    So I m obviously both a complete history nerd a bit of an Anglophile I still strongly feel that this book could prove fascinating to someone who is neither of those things the letters written between the four Lennox sisters to their other family members reveal a world that is simultaneously surprisingly similar to our own just enough different to be almost jarring at times The

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    If you want to be there, read their letters Letters had form, when letters were written, as Stella will describe As in any art form, there is room to diverge, and write that this is what I should say, but this is how it is These sisters do that like any of us would Letters were a sort of newspaper then, so when they have an addition to be read by the recipient alone, then THAT S the goo

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