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Scandals of the Royal Palaces - by Tom Quinn (Hardcover)

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Highlights

  • George Orwell once said that the British love a really good murder.
  • Author(s): Tom Quinn
  • 320 Pages
  • Biography + Autobiography, Royalty

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George Orwell once said that the British love a really good murder. He might also have said that the only thing the British love more than a good murder is a really good scandal, and best of all are the political and sexual scandals that take place in Britain's royal palaces.

Dozens of royal scandals have been covered up or suppressed to some degree by an establishment that is famous for its determination to keep royal secrets, well, secret.

This book is the first in-depth look at the outrageous behaviour not just of the royals themselves but also of palace officials, courtiers, household servants and hangers-on. Covering existing royal palaces in some depth as well taking a look at scandals linked to long-vanished royal residences, such as Whitehall, Nonsuch and Kings Langley, Scandals of the Royal Palaces also includes new information on well-known and not-so-well-known scandals, including those that have only recently been revealed in detail through the release of previously secret official papers.

As this glorious romp of a book reveals, scandal and the royal family have always been bedfellows, and the key to the sometimes extraordinary scandals the royal family have become involved in are the palaces in which they live.



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A prolific writer of books that explore England's history, he uses his expertise to flesh out and bring context to some of the more recent controversies to emerge out of the palace.


Dimensions (Overall): 9.3 Inches (H) x 6.2 Inches (W) x 1.1 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.1 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 320
Genre: Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: Royalty
Publisher: Biteback Publishing
Format: Hardcover
Author: Tom Quinn
Language: English
Street Date: April 5, 2022
TCIN: 84912373
UPC: 9781785906527
Item Number (DPCI): 247-33-8461
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 1.1 inches length x 6.2 inches width x 9.3 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.1 pounds
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