Thursday, 15 May 2014

The Baron

Non-fiction ~ review
Published in The Spectator, 16th April 1937
850 words
(Read 15/05/2014)

A review of Victoria's Guardian Angel: A Study of Baron Stockmar, by Pierre Crabites.  The said baron was a crony of Queen Victoria's uncle Leopold I, King of the Belgians, sent to the UK to act as adviser to the Queen and Prince Albert.  In his book Crabites argues that the baron was a massive power behind the throne; EFB believes that Crabites exaggerates his influence and importance.
The article can be read online here

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