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Lady in waiting : my extraordinary life in the shadow of the crown / Anne Glenconner.
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Author: Glenconner, Anne,
Publication year: 2019
Format: Book
Publisher: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2019.
ISBN: 9781529359060 (hbk.) :
Description:
From Maid of Honour at the Queen's Coronation to Lady in Waiting to Princess Margaret, Lady Anne Glenconner is a unique witness to royal history, as well as an extraordinary survivor of a generation of aristocratic women trapped without inheritance and burdened with social expectations. She married the charismatic but highly volatile Colin Tennant, Lord Glenconner, who became the owner of Mustique. But beneath the glitz and glamour there has also lurked tragedy. On Lord Glenconner's death in 2010 he left his fortune to a former employee. And of their five children, two grown-up sons died, while a third son had to be nursed back from a coma by Anne. In this book, she exposes what life was like in her gilded cage, revealing the role of her great friendship with Princess Margaret, and the freedom she can now finally enjoy in later life.
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Physical Description:
vii, 326 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 24 cm

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