Books written by royal women

Catherine Parr

Katherine Parr: Complete Works and Correspondence 

Catherine II of Russia

Memoirs of the Empress Catherine II of Russia

Charlotte of Wales

Memoirs of her late Royal Highness Charlotte Augusta of Wales, and of Saxe-Coburg (or free via Archive.org)

The Duchess of Windsor

The Heart Has Its Reasons

Elisabeth of Bavaria (Sisi)

Poetische Tagebuch (German)

Elisabeth of France

The Life and Letters of Madame Elisabeth de France (or free via Archive.org)

Elisabeth of Wied (as Carmen Sylva)

Aus zwei Welten (Leipzig, 1884), a novel

Anna Boleyn (Bonn, 1886), a tragedy

In der Irre (Bonn, 1888), a collection of short stories

Edleen Vaughan, or Paths of Peril (London, 1894), a novel

Sweet Hours (London, 1904), poems, written in English.

Elizabeth Craven, Princess Berkeley

Memoirs of the Margravine of Anspach Written by Herself 

Filippa Sayn-Wittgenstein

Filippas Engel: Aus den Tagebüchern von Filippa Sayn-Wittgenstein

Frederica of Hanover

A Measure of Understanding

Hermine Reuss of Greiz

An Empress in Exile: My Days in Doorn

Hortense de Beauharnais

Memoirs of Queen Hortense, Mother of Napoleon III 

Isabelle of Orléans-Braganza

Les Chemins creux
Blanche de Castille, mon aïeule
Moi, Marie-Antoinette 
La reine Marie-Amélie: grand-mère de l’Europe
L’album de ma vie
Tout m’est bonheur

Joséphine de Beauharnais

Memoirs of the Empress Josephine, Vol. 1

Memoirs of the Empress Josephine, Vol. 2

Louise of Austria

My Own Story (or free from Archive.org)

Secret memoirs; the court of royal Saxony, 1891-1902 (or free from Archive.org)

Louise of Belgium

My Own Affairs (or free from Archive.org)

Margaret de Valois

Heptameron

Memoirs of Marguerite de Valois

Miroir de l’âme pécheresse (The Mirror of the Sinful Soul)

Maria Pavlovna of Russia

The Education of a Princess (1930)

A Princess in Exile(1932)

Things I Remember

Maria Theresa of Austria

Aus mütterlicher Wohlmeinung

Briefe der Maria Theresia. Ein Herz blieb standhaft

Marie-José of Belgium

Albert et Elisabeth de Belgique, mes parents

Marie of Romania 

Later Chapters of My Life: Lost Memoir of Queen Marie of Romania

Marie Georgievna of Russia

A Romanov Diary: The Autobiography of H.I.& R.H. Grand Duchess George

Marie Louise of Savoy

Secret Memoirs of Princess Lamballe (or free via Archive.org)

Marie Louise of Schleswig-Holstein

My Memories of Six Reigns 

Marie-Thérèse of France

The Ruin of a Princess (or free via Archive.org)

Marie Valerie of Austria

Das Tagebuch der Lieblingstochter von Kaiserin Elisabeth von Österreich

Mary II of England

Memoirs of Mary, Queen of England, 1689-1693: Together with Her Letters and Those of Kings James II and William III (1886) 

Princess Michael of Kent

Crowned in a Far Country: Portraits of eight royal brides

Cupid and the King

The Serpent and The Moon: two rivals for the love of a Renaissance king

The Queen Of Four Kingdoms

Agnès Sorel: Mistress of Beauty

Olga Alexandrovna

25 Chapters of My Life: The Memoirs of Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna

Olga Romanov

Journal of a Russian Grand Duchess

Sophia Dorothea of Celle

Memoirs of Sophia Dorothea, consort of George I (or free from Archive.org)

Stéphanie of Belgium

I Was To Be Empress

Victoria of Prussia

My Memoirs

Victoria Louise of Prussia

The Kaiser’s daughter: Memoirs of H. R. H. Viktoria Luise, Duchess of Brunswick and Luneburg, Princess of Prussia
Im Glanz der Krone 
Deutschlands letzte Kaiserin
Im Strom der Zeit 
Die Kronprinzessin
Aus meinem Leben
Mein Leben

Victoria of the United Kingdom

The Adventures of Alice Laselles

Leaves from the Journal of Our Life in the Highlands from 1848 to 1861

The Letters of Queen Victoria : A Selection from Her Majesty’s Correspondence between the Years 1837 and 1861 Volume 1, 1837-1843

The Letters of Queen Victoria : A Selection from her Majesty’s correspondence between the years 1837 and 1861 Volume 2, 1844-1853

The Letters of Queen Victoria : A Selection from Her Majesty’s Correspondence between the Years 1837 and 1861 Volume 3, 1854-1861

Victoria, Princess Royal

Letters of the Empress Frederick

Viktoria-Luise of Solms-Baruth

From Tyranny to Freedom – Memoirs of My Life

Wilhelmina of the Netherlands

Lonely, but not alone

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