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Amazing Grace: The Great Days Of Dukes E.S. Turner

Amazing Grace: The Great Days Of Dukes

E.S. Turner

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ISBN : 9780718113629
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316 pages
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Amazing Grace surveys the dukes of Great Britain in their prime, chiefly in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. In these pages will be found a Duke of Somerset who cut [pound]20,000 from a daughters inheritance because she sat down while heMoreAmazing Grace surveys the dukes of Great Britain in their prime, chiefly in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. In these pages will be found a Duke of Somerset who cut [pound]20,000 from a daughters inheritance because she sat down while he slept- an heir to the Duke of Richmond who embarked on the Grand Tour within minutes of contracting a marriage of convenience - with a Georgette Heyer-like conclusion- and a Duke of Northumberland who defiantly assured a Coal Commission that he owned all the minerals in his lands right down to the centre of the earth, and that he was very happy with this arrangement. All noble life is in these eye-opening pages.