Book Reviews

Book News May 2021

*contains affiliate links* Chronos Crime Chronicles – Jane Parker: The Downfall Of Two Tudor Queens?  Paperback – 1 May 2021 (US) & 30 April 2021 (UK) Jane Parker, later Viscountess Rochford, was the sister-in-law of Anne Boleyn and was executed alongside Katherine Howard, yet she has remained in the shadows throughout the years, surrounded by [read more]

Alice of Battenberg

The nieces of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

At today’s funeral service of The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, his sisters’ side of the family will be represented by two great-nephews, Princess Margarita‘s grandson Philipp, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, Princess Theodora‘s grandson Prince Berthold of Baden. Princesses Sophie and Cecilie, who both married into the Grand Ducal House of Hesse, will be represented by Donatus, [read more]

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Alice of Battenberg

Alice of Battenberg – A pensive Princess (Part four)

Read part three here. In early 1923, Alice, Andrew, his younger brother Christopher and his American-born wife Anastasia (born Nonie May Stewart) arrived in the United States for a much-needed two-month holiday. During their journey, they learned that King Constantine had died suddenly of heart failure – he was still only 54 years old. Alice [read more]