Royal Duke: Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773-1843)


Royal Duke: Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773-1843)

GILLEN, Mollie

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Publication Info

  • Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1976
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Fine
  • Signed: Yes
  • Dust Jacket: Yes
  • Jacket Condition: As New
  • Details:
    268 p. 24 cm. 36 b&w illustrations + family tree. Black cloth hardcover in mylar-covered pictorial dustjacket. Inscribed by the author on title page. The Duke felt all the drawbacks of his royal station but enjoyed few of the advantages. Covers his childhood, siblings, travels, first marriage to Lady Augusta, frustrations, sumptuous dinners, intrigues, family disharmony, self-made career, role as Grand Master of British Freemasonry, friendships, second marriage, last years and funeral.

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