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The Captive of Kensington Palace (Queen Victoria, Bk 1)
The Captive of Kensington Palace - Queen Victoria, Bk 1 Author:Jean Plaidy The young Princess Victoria, strictly confined within the boundaries of Kensington Palace, was being molded for her awesome future as Queen of England. Surrounded by her dolls and closely guarded by her domineering mother and faithful governess, she slowly became aware of the bitter conflict that surrounded her. — The jealous and scheming Duke of... more » Cumberland was a constant threat to her rightful accession... her mother's sinister friend, Sir John Conroy, made her uneasy... and the bickering between her mother and the King seemed never-ending.
Growing up was proving difficult for the princess. How she longed for her eighteenth birthday when at last she would be free to rule the nation as she pleased and re-acquaint herself with the gallant Prince Albert...
About the author:
Jean Plaidy was a pen name of Eleanor Alice Burford Hibbert, who also published as Philippa Carr, Victoria Holt, and others.« less