Born to Rule: Five Reigning Consorts, Granddaughters of Queen Victoria

Born to Rule: Five Reigning Consorts, Granddaughters of Queen Victoria

Julia P. Gelardi


Julia Gelardi's Born to Rule is the strong epic tale of 5 royal granddaughters of Queen Victoria, who reigned over the tip in their empires, the destruction in their households, and the tumult of the 20th century

Here are the tales of Alexandra, whose religion in Rasputin and tragic finish became the stuff of legend; Marie, the flowery and kooky queen who battled her manner via a lifetime of intrigues and used to be additionally the mummy of 2 Balkan queens and of the scandalous Carol II of Romania; Victoria Eugenie, Spain's very English queen who, like Alexandra, brought hemophilia into her husband's family---with devastating outcomes for her marriage; Maud, King Edward VII's daughter, who was once self sufficient Norway's reluctant queen; and Sophie, Kaiser Wilhelm II's a lot maligned sister, daughter of an emperor and herself the mummy of at least 3 kings and a queen, who ended her days in sour exile.

Using by no means prior to released letters, memoirs, diplomatic records, secondary resources, and interviews with descendents of the themes, Julia Gelardi's Born to Rule is an impressive and remarkable paintings of well known history.

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