She died within weeks Poison She seemed to be a very kindhearted generous woman although very uirky to say the least Not my usual fare at all but I thoroughly enjoyed this bookIt tells of the ather sad and lonely life of Caroline of Brunswick who was brought from Germany to marry the then Prince of Wales He later became King George IV and she was ueenBut that was in name onlyHe seems a nasty little man who was in love with almost anyone ather than his wife he seems to have made no effort to even get to know her and treated her appallingly throughout their marriageFrom what I have ead Plaidy sticks uite close to the historical facts in this historical fiction and creates a likable character in CarolineThat she is eccentric is not disputed at all occasionally she seems uite unhingedBut I think always Health and Wellbeing in Childhood rather delightful She thumbs her nose at the behaviour expected from a family with one except only who treat her terribly I probably would have done exactly what she didAn interesting look at a lessen knowoyalty and possibly the start of a little historical fiction Child Support, for the Non-Custodial Parent, Alabama Edition (Series 1, for the Non-Custodial Parent) run I ve said it before and I ll say it again I m a sucker for Jean Plaidy booksOh myCaroline whatever will we do with you When we first meet Caroline she is a teenager and she pulls off the most outrageous stuntslike pretending she s giving birth inetaliation for not being allowed to attend the ball The marriage between Caroline and George was set to fail L. Munatius Plancus: Serving and Surviving in the Roman Revolution right from the beginning from the deliberate sabotage of the power hungry Lady Jersey to the chillyeception of most of the English oyal family to Prince George who loathed his wife because he was broke and forced to marry to pay off debts Oh what a disaster those two are It is a pity neither were able to marry those they eally wanted The George is The Organization Man repulsed by Caroline the ou Ieally can t find fault with any of Jean Plaidy s historical kings and ueens of England novels She had a knack for making history come alive. O undermine her position and to spy on her the Prince determined to hate her and her new family with the exception of the half crazy King hostile to he.
Caroline s troubles start early in life Her gene pool is a little cloudy so she is treated with kid gloves most of her early life People don t want to upset or disturb her when correcting her socially unacceptable behavior They don t want to send her over the edge Keep in mind the socially unacceptable behavior extends to her uproarious laughter voicing her opinions or thoughts and addressing everyone I mean everyone egardless of The Ufa Story: A History of Germany's Greatest Film Company, 1918-1945 rank as dear Oh the horror my sweetheartsCaroline s mother is no help and the only person who tries to help her is her father s mistress Unfortunately she is noteally in the best position to help Caroline She can only do so much considering the prevailing social conventions of the day For 26 years Caroline The Guardian Team: On the Job with Rena and Roo runs wild and does as she pleases therefore when she goes to England to be married Caroline is ill prepared to deal with or handle English manners or aristocracyIn England Caroline also must deal with the sins of her mother s past actions Unfortunately everywhere she turns Caroline is disliked and disrespected except when it comes to the common folk who love her immensely She treats them withespect in a kind and caring manner For all her faults Caroline performed a lot of good works during her English The Mathematics of Financial Derivatives: A Student Introduction reignPlaidy s description of Caroline and the Prince s wedding night is hilarious as is some of the conversations between Caroline and her friends Caroline may have been a little out there but she was truly a good soul who endured uite a bit during her adult lifeWithespect to the Prince of Wales all I can say is what an ass My God I would have slapped him or something Between his crying jags and waving his scented hankie around he did not display many great traits in my opinion I did empathize with him in egards to his lost love with Maria However if the Prince would have tempered his bad habits maybe he could have found a way to be with Maria instead of marrying someone who he had no intention of likin. It was necessary for the Prince of Wales to marry and the choice fell on Caroline of Brunswick Caroline wanted to marry a Major in her father's army an.
GAll in all this book was a good ead Plaidy s writing makes it easy to connect with the characters and what they are experiencing good or bad Plaidy has uite a knack for bringing out strong feelings in the Information Security Governance reader withespect to her storyline At least she does for me The story of the disastrous marriage of George IV and cousin Caroline of BrunswickIt was necessary for the Prince of Wales to marry and the choice fell on Caroline of Brunswick Caroline wanted to marry a Major in her father s army and her unpredictable behaviour had already esulted in scandals about her private life Arriving in England she found her bridegroom s mistress waiting to undermine her position and to spy on her the Prince determined to hate her and her new family with the exception of the half crazy King hostile to her This is a story about Caroline of Brunswick written in Jean Plaidy s signature historical fiction style It follows her from her early life where she had a messed up family and a bit of a sketchy genetic background all the way through the end of her life ight after her husband denied her attendance at his coronation It s an interesting take on Caroline here her unroyal behavior is blamed on a poor upbringing as well as a bit of mental instability Her character in this book Atala / René reminds me of someone with a touch of manic depression or even borderline bipolar disorder It was well done and I enjoyedeading about this lesser known English ueen very interesting and well written I did a little Widow of Dartmoor research and much of this book stick to the facts as are known at this time Caroline was treated horrifically by her husband I find her very convenient death shortly after the coronation of her Self absorbed snob of a husband Very suspicious He banned her from the coronation of which she had aight to participate in as the ightful ueen of England She apparently had been having some health problems but they worsened when she was excluded from the coronation and. D her unpredictable behaviour had already esulted in scandals about her private life Arriving in England she found her bridegroom's mistress waiting
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