The Royal Forums Coat of Arms


Join The Royal Forums Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #1  
Old 12-13-2014, 07:52 AM
An Ard Ri's Avatar
Super Moderator
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: An Iarmhí, Ireland
Posts: 17,696
Princess Alice, Countess Of Athlone by Theo Aronson

Princess Alice, Countess Of Athlone by Theo Aronson



I've just ordered this from Amazon and hopefully will have time to read over the Christmas holidays.

Princess Alice, Countess Of Athlone by Theo Aronson — Reviews, Discussion, Bookclubs, Lists
__________________

__________________
1st of August 2016-Death of Queen Anne of Romania
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 12-13-2014, 10:33 AM
Courtier
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Leitrim, Ireland
Posts: 635
Quote:
Originally Posted by An Ard Ri View Post
Princess Alice, Countess Of Athlone by Theo Aronson



I've just ordered this from Amazon and hopefully will have time to read over the Christmas holidays.

Princess Alice, Countess Of Athlone by Theo Aronson — Reviews, Discussion, Bookclubs, Lists
Is this a new publication or a re-print. ?
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12-13-2014, 10:49 AM
An Ard Ri's Avatar
Super Moderator
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: An Iarmhí, Ireland
Posts: 17,696
Hi Breffney,its a reprint,royal biographer Theo Aronson released it in 1981 and died he in 2003.
__________________
1st of August 2016-Death of Queen Anne of Romania
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 12-13-2014, 11:46 AM
Courtier
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Leitrim, Ireland
Posts: 635
Quote:
Originally Posted by An Ard Ri View Post
Hi Breffney,its a reprint,royal biographer Theo Aronson released it in 1981 and died he in 2003.
Thanks, An Ard Ri. It looks really interesting. Wasn't there a TV documentary about her towards the end of her life. ? It showed her waiting for a bus which would bring her into London central. She used to travel frequently by bus. Or am I mixing her up with someone else. ?
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 12-15-2014, 05:36 PM
An Ard Ri's Avatar
Super Moderator
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: An Iarmhí, Ireland
Posts: 17,696
No I think your right Breffney,I'll see what I can find on that later.
__________________
1st of August 2016-Death of Queen Anne of Romania
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 12-15-2014, 06:12 PM
JR76's Avatar
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Malmö, Sweden
Posts: 1,126
Quote:
Originally Posted by Breffney View Post
Thanks, An Ard Ri. It looks really interesting. Wasn't there a TV documentary about her towards the end of her life. ? It showed her waiting for a bus which would bring her into London central. She used to travel frequently by bus. Or am I mixing her up with someone else. ?

I remember reading about her riding the bus to get around but I can't remember where...


Sent from my iPhone using The Royals Community mobile app
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 12-17-2014, 11:07 AM
Courtier
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Leitrim, Ireland
Posts: 635
Quote:
Originally Posted by JR76 View Post
I remember reading about her riding the bus to get around but I can't remember where...


Sent from my iPhone using The Royals Community mobile app
I came across this article which confirms that she used to take the bus.

She sounds like she was great fun.

PRINCESS ALICE, AT LONDON HOME - A GRANDCHILD OF QUEEN VICTORIA - NYTimes.com
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 12-17-2014, 11:13 AM
Courtier
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Leitrim, Ireland
Posts: 635
Quote:
Originally Posted by An Ard Ri View Post
No I think your right Breffney,I'll see what I can find on that later.
As well as the link to the article that I just posted I came across a number of references to Alice riding around on London buses.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 12-17-2014, 12:18 PM
Parrothead's Avatar
Nobility
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Dallas, United States
Posts: 277
I've also ordered the book and am looking forward to reading it over the holidays.


Sent from my iPhone using The Royals Community mobile app
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 12-19-2014, 03:15 PM
An Ard Ri's Avatar
Super Moderator
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: An Iarmhí, Ireland
Posts: 17,696
Quote:
Originally Posted by Breffney View Post
I came across this article which confirms that she used to take the bus.

She sounds like she was great fun.

PRINCESS ALICE, AT LONDON HOME - A GRANDCHILD OF QUEEN VICTORIA - NYTimes.com

Great Find Breffney,did you order the book?
__________________
1st of August 2016-Death of Queen Anne of Romania
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 12-19-2014, 03:45 PM
carlfraley's Avatar
Gentry
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Waycross, United States
Posts: 84
I read her memoirs several years ago and there is something that has always stuck with me. The quote (and I'm going from memory so bare with me ) I can't find the excerpt online , but she said that royalty was not the lot of the pampered queen bee, and she summed up exactly how arduous the queens job is and ended the part with the family motto of I serve "



Sent from my iPhone using The Royals Community mobile app
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 12-20-2014, 11:25 AM
Courtier
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Leitrim, Ireland
Posts: 635
Quote:
Originally Posted by An Ard Ri View Post
Great Find Breffney,did you order the book?
I put it into my Amazon basket, An Ard Ri. I usually wait to build up a box load of stuff before I send off for items. !!
__________________

Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester (1900-1974) and Princess Alice (1901-2004) Catharine British Royal History 158 07-31-2017 05:33 PM
Prince Andrew (1882-1944) and Alice, Princess Andrew Of Greece (1885-1969) Splodger Greek Royal History 62 10-17-2016 09:02 PM
Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone (1883-1981) Catharine British Royal History 58 11-18-2014 03:48 AM
Sophie Gives Birth to a Son: James, Viscount Severn - December 17, 2007 BeatrixFan The Earl and Countess of Wessex and Family 237 01-27-2008 05:11 AM




Popular Tags
albania best gown september 2016 best outfit best outfit december best summer outfit 2016 birthday british crown princess mary crown princess mary evening dresses crown princess mary fashion crown princess mette-marit crown princess victoria david armstrong-jones denmark duchess of cambridge duke of cambridge fashion poll jewels king abdullah ii king carl gustaf and queen silvia king willem-alexander love meme monarchy monarchy versus republic nobel nobel gala november 2016 october 2016 october november 2016 picture of the week prince charles princessanne princess mary princess mary current events princess mary fashion princess mette-marit in canada princess sofia queen elizabeth ii queen letizia queen letizia casual outfits queen letizia cocktail dresses queen letizia daytime fashion queen letizia eveningwear queen letizia fashion queen mathilde queen mathilde daytime fashion queen mathilde fashion queen maxima queen maxima casual wear queen maxima daytime fashion queen maxima fashion queen maxima hats queen maxima style queen rania queen rania evening dresses queen rania fashion royalties september 2016 spanish state visit to japan state visit state visit to denmark succession sweden the duchess of cambridge the duchess of cambridge casual wear the duchess of cambridge daytime fashion the duchess of cambridge fashion the duchess of cambridge hats zog


Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:18 PM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2017
Jelsoft Enterprises