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The Queen Mother

(2012)
The Untold Life of Queen Elizabeth
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In The Untold Life of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Lady Colin Campbell tells the griping true story of Elizabeth's life. She reveals the truth behind: the mystery of her birth; her intra-family relationships; how she set about getting married; her relationship with her eldest brother-in-law prior to her marriage and afterwards, when he was Prince of Wales, Edward VIII, and Duke of Windsor; how she came to marry his younger brother Bertie; how the other members of the Royal Family viewed Elizabeth at various stages in her life and theirs; the real state of her marriage; the circumstances surrounding the birth of her two children and why she never had any more; the part she played behind-the-scenes in the abdication crisis; her antipathy towards Wallis Simpson and what their relationship was; Lord Beaverbrook's interpretation of events and the crucial part he played during the abdication and afterwards; Elizabeth's relationship with him; whether she had flirtations and romances during her marriage; Bertie's friendships with other women; Elizabeth's popularity during the Second World War and the contribution she made to the welfare of the nation during it; her role as wife and mother during and after it, her opposition to Prince Philip and her attempts to induce Lilibet to marry a peer's son; Bertie's opposition and the reason why; Bertie's illness and death; her adjustment to relatively young widowhood - the trouble she gave and the trouble she saved; her difficult relationship with Princess Margaret and the opinions of Margaret and some of her close friends and lovers of Elizabeth's true character; her role as a grandmother and how she treated her varying grandchildren; her incredibly luxurious and fun-filled lifestyle during the last forty years of her life; whether her drinking and gambling were really the problems they were rumoured to be; her relations with Diana and other in-laws especially when their marriages were collapsing; her death and its aftermath.

    


Hardback Editions

April 2012 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Queen Mother: The Untold Story of Elizabeth Bowes Lyon, Who Became Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother
Author(s): Lady Colin Campbell
ISBN: 1-250-01897-8 / 978-1-250-01897-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


March 2012 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Untold Life of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother
Author(s): Lady Colin Campbell
ISBN: 0-9568038-1-4 / 978-0-9568038-1-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Dynasty Press
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Kindle Editions

August 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Untold Story of Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mother
Author(s): Lady Colin Campbell
Publisher: Arcadia Books
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April 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Queen Mother: The Untold Story of Elizabeth Bowes Lyon, Who Became Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother
Author(s): Lady Colin Campbell
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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