Victoria's daughters / Jerrold M. Packard.
Contributor(s): Wilds, Heather [narrator.].Material type: BookPublisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1998Edition: 1st ed.Description: 2 audio discs.ISBN: 9781541450820.Subject(s): Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901 -- Family | Victoria, Empress, consort of Frederick III, German Emperor, 1840-1901 | Alice, Grand Duchess, consort of Ludwig IV, Grand Duke of Hesse-Darmstadt, 1843-1878 | Helena Augusta Victoria, Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein, 1846-1923 | Louise, Princess, Duchess of Argyll, 1848-1939 | Beatrice, Princess Henry of Battenberg, 1857-1944 | Marriages of royalty and nobility -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Mothers and daughters -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Women -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Princesses -- Great Britain -- Biography | Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- BiographyGenre/Form: Audiobooks.DDC classification: 941.081/092/2 | B Other classification: 15.70 Online resources: Sample text | Contributor biographical information | Publisher description
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Geneal. table on endpapers.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-354) and index.
Prologue: Windsor Castle -- Foundations -- The forties -- Marriage -- Death at Windsor -- Settling daughters -- Marriage and death -- Tragedy again, and leave-taking -- Canada and scandals -- German horrors -- End of an era -- After years.
Packard closely examines a generation of royal women who were dominated by their mother, married off more for political advantage than for love, and finally passed over entirely with the accession of their brother to the throne.