The Resource The final curtsey : a royal memoir by the Queen's cousin, Margaret Rhodes, (electronic resource)

The final curtsey : a royal memoir by the Queen's cousin, Margaret Rhodes, (electronic resource)

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The final curtsey : a royal memoir by the Queen's cousin
Title
The final curtsey
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a royal memoir by the Queen's cousin
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Margaret Rhodes
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eng
Summary
The bestselling behind-the-scenes memoir of the royal family by a cousin who served in MI5-and as one of the Queen's bridesmaids. Includes photos! A Sunday Times number one bestseller in the United Kingdom, this is the intimate and revealing autobiography of Margaret Rhodes, first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II and niece of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. Margaret was born into the Scottish aristocracy, into a now almost vanished world of privilege. Royalty often came to stay, and her house was run in the style of Downton Abbey. During the Second World War, she "lodged" at Buckingham Palace while she worked for MI5. She was a bridesmaid at the wedding of her cousin, Princess Elizabeth, to Prince Philip. Three years later, the King and Queen attended her own wedding, in which Princess Margaret was a bridesmaid. In 1990, she was appointed as a lady-in-waiting to the Queen Mother, acting also as her companion, which she describes in touching detail. In the early months of 2002, she spent as much time as possible with her ailing aunt and was at her bedside when she died. The next morning, she went to Queen Elizabeth's bedroom to pray, and in farewell dropped her a final curtsey. The Queen Mother regarded Margaret Rhodes as her "third daughter," and she has been extremely close to her cousins, the Queen and Princess Margaret, throughout their lives. Full of charming anecdotes, fascinating characters, and personal photographs, this is an unparalleled insight into the private life of the British monarchy
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Midwest
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1925-
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Rhodes, Margaret
Dewey number
941.082092
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Rhodes, Margaret
  • Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth
  • Ladies-in-waiting
  • Electronic books
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adult
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The final curtsey : a royal memoir by the Queen's cousin, Margaret Rhodes, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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multicolored
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text
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9780857901910
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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12699041
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MWT12699041
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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The final curtsey : a royal memoir by the Queen's cousin, Margaret Rhodes, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780857901910
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12699041
Publisher number
MWT12699041
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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