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Crowned in a far country

portraits of eight royal brides

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        LC Classifications2002
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        Paginationxvi, 74 p. :
        Number of Pages83
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        ISBN 100954327217
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Format: Hardcover Author: HRH Princess Michael Of Kent Language: English Publisher: Crown Publication Year: 1986 Topic: Royalty Book Title: Crowned In A Far Country ISBN: 9781555840112 Number of Pages: 208 Pages. He was also the Empress Elizabeth's only male relative and her heir. This was a world where luxury and squalor existed side by side, whose values and standards were totally alien from those of the strict Lutheran society in which she had been brought up.

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This intelligent, articulate woman now sought to change the fundamental Russian concept of rule by hereditary right and religious sanction into the French ideal of authority based on philosophical principles. " The empress gave her leave to wear as many jewels as she wanted, "both hers and mine," and on her head she placed a small but heavy crown.

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