Aristocrats by Stella Tillyard
Caroline, Emily, Louisa, and Sarah Lennox 1740-1832

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An intimate, detailed portrayal of the lives of four eighteenth-century sisters--great-granddaughters of King Charles II who lived wealthy, public lives--is based on diaries and letters and reveals the joys and tragedies they shared.
 

About Stella Tillyard

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Stella Tillyard is the award-winning author of Aristocrats: Caroline, Emily, Louisa, and Sarah Lennox, 1740--1832, and Citizen Lord: The Life of Edward Fitzgerald, Irish Revolutionary. She graduated from Oxford and has taught at UCLA and Harvard, where she was Knox Fellow. She reviews for the "Sunday Times "(London) and is a frequent contributor to Radio 4. She is married to the historian John Brewer and lives in Oxford, England.
 
Published January 1, 1994 by CHATTO & WINDUS. 456 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Travel, War. Non-fiction

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This colorful narrative succeeds at bringing four historically distant lives closer to us.

Jun 24 2010 | Read Full Review of Aristocrats: Caroline, Emily,...

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The world of 18th-century, upper-class England is brought vividly to life in this biography of the Duke of Richmond's four daughters. Historian Tillyard (The Impact of Modernism) has crafted an engros

Oct 30 2000 | Read Full Review of Aristocrats: Caroline, Emily,...

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