Uncrowned King: The Life of Prince Albert

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Simon and Schuster, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 512 pages
Stanley Weintraub, biographer of Queen Victoria and other major figures of her era, here unveils for the first time the largely hidden role of Prince Albert, establishing him as one of the greatest men of his days.

Drawing on previously unexplored sources, Weintraub's Uncrowned King delves into Prince Albert's political, familial, financial, medical, and sexual life.

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Contents

Leaving for Good 18391840 I
1
Silver Spoon 18191831
20
The Student Prince 18321838
39
Courting a Husband 18381839
66
Serene Highness to Royal Highness 18401841
90
Taking Hold 18411843
123
The Goldfishbowl 18431844
140
The Queens Business 18451848
160
Managing Destiny 18561858
341
Royal Enterprises Ltd 18581860
358
The Treadmill Donkey 18601861
383
Duty Done 1861
406
Legacy
432
Sources
444
Acknowledgements
457
Genealogical Charts Index
463

The Violent Year 1848
192
Master Mason 18491851
213
The Palace of Glass 18501851
245
From Glory to Gloom 18521853
267
Impeaching the Prince 18531855
294
Alberts War 18551856
318
316
468
356
469
381
473
432
475
458
477
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Stanley Weintraub is Evan Pugh Professor Emeritus of Arts and Humanities at Penn State University and the author of notable histories and biographies including 11 Days in December, Silent Night: The Story of the World War I Christmas Truce, MacArthur's War, Long Day's Journey into War, and A Stillness Heard Round the World: The End of the Great War. He lives in Newark, Delaware.

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