The Mistresses of Cliveden

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  • Author : Natalie Livingstone
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 512 pages
  • ISBN : 1473505976
  • Rating : 4/5 from 18 reviews
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The Mistresses of Cliveden

The Mistresses of Cliveden
  • Author : Natalie Livingstone
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 02 July 2015
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A Sunday Times bestseller - Five women. One house. One extraordinary history. Even today, Cliveden retains its royal mystique - it is where Meghan Markle and her mother spent the night before the royal wedding - but from its construction in the 1660s to its heyday in the 1960s, Cliveden has played host to a dynasty of remarkable and powerful women. Anna Maria, Elizabeth, Augusta, Harriet, and Nancy were five ladies who, over the course of three centuries, shaped British

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  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
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  • Publisher : Routledge
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