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King George 6, his life and reign.

Sir John Wheeler Wheeler-Bennett

King George 6, his life and reign.

by Sir John Wheeler Wheeler-Bennett

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • George -- VI, -- King of Great Britain, -- 1895-1952

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA584 W45 1958A
    The Physical Object
    Pagination891p.
    Number of Pages891
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14103774M

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King George VI: His Life and Reign Hardcover his life and reign. book January 1, by John W. Wheeler-Bennett (Author)/5(5). From Publishers Weekly. King George VI's "great wartime partnership" with Churchill, who ironically was very much his second choice for prime minister, helped sustain England through its darkest hour.

An insecure man who approached his kingship with dread, he was forced as a /5(30). Since I grew up in Canada, George VI was MY king until his death in Although this is a short book on his life, it reignited my interest in him and his time period. His overcoming struggles such as a speech impediment and health problems was also an inspiration.

He was a family man, as much as he could be as king/5(). A moving yet insightful biography about King George VI's life and reign. The account of the King's childhood was especially interesting and went some way to explaining some of the difficulties he had in later life. By the author's skilful description, I got a real insight into the King's character.

I really empathised with his struggles and the challenges of his life and reign/5. Four and a half stars to the book, five stars to the life of King George VI. "If the 'greatness' of a King can be measured by the extent to which his qualities corrisponded to the needs of a nation at a given moment in history, then George VI was a great King, and perhaps a very great King."/5(69).

King George VI: His Life and Reign. "John W. Wheeler-Bennett has evoked a portrait of a king that is at once fascinating and definitive. Here is the intimate story of a man's struggle for achievement. It is no secret that Prince Albert was not trained to lead. George 6, King of England, lived a long and veryfascinating, but hard life.

He was born on this earth not for the throne, and when he had to take the post of ruler, he was very upset. On the difficult fate of the monarch, who did not like his work, will tell this material.

Family history. King of Great Britain George 6 refers todynasty of Windsor. On JanuKing George V died, and Edward ascended to the throne as King Edward VIII. In less than a year, he abdicated his role to his brother, Prince Albert, who was crowned on Born:   • To buy George V: The Unexpected King or George VI: The Dutiful King for £ (RRP £) go to or call Facebook Twitter Pinterest.

George Author: Richard Davenport-Hines. When George VI became King of England inhe struggled with a stutter he'd had all his life. Here's the true story of how he overcame it, as seen in 'The King's Speech.'.

Four and a half stars to the book, five stars to the life of King George VI. "If the 'greatness' of a King can be measured by the extent to which his qualities corrisponded to the needs of a nation at a given moment in history, then George VI was a great King, and perhaps a very great King."/5.

King George VI. His Life and Reign. By John W. Wheeler-Bennett. - London - Macmillan. 9" by 6", xiv, pp. Engagement and marriage ; Industrial relations ; 'My camp' ; Widening experience ; The world tour and after ; Lord high commissioner to the general assembly of the church of Scotland ; Six quiet years ; The reign of King Edward VIII -- King George VI.

The first year ; The king's heritage ; The twilight of peace ;Pages: George VI, also called (–36) Prince Albert, duke of York, in full Albert Frederick Arthur George, (born DecemSandringham, Norfolk, England—died February 6,Sandringham), king of the United Kingdom from to The second son of the future king George V, the prince served in the Royal Navy (–17), the Royal Naval Air Service (–19), and the Royal Air.

Get this from a library. King George VI: his life and reign. [John Wheeler Wheeler-Bennett, Sir] -- "John W. Wheeler-Bennett has evoked a portrait of a king that is at once fascinating and definitive.

Here is the intimate story of a man's struggle for achievement. It is no secret that Prince. King George VI (born Prince Albert Frederick Arthur George; Decem –February 6, ) was King of the United Kingdom, Head of the British Commonwealth, and the last Emperor of India.

He succeeded to the throne after his older brother, Edward VIII, abdicated. He is the father of Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-ruling monarch.

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