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Book Reviews

October Book News

Victoria Hardcover – 11 Aug 2016 (UK) & 4 October 2016 (US) Queen of Great Britain and ruler of an empire on which the sun never set, Victoria gave her name to an age that came to represent progress, expansion and industrialization. She ruled for an unprecedented 64 years, coming to the throne in 1837 [read more]

Germany Miscellaneous

That fateful day – Marie Amalie of Brandenburg

Marie Amalie of Brandenburg-Schwedt was born on 26 November 1670 as the daughter of Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg and Sophia Dorothea of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg. She had several half-siblings from her father’s first marriage and several full siblings. Her first marriage took place on 20 August 1687 in Potsdam, to Prince Charles of Mecklenburg-Güstrow. He was [read more]