Monday, 7 July 2014

The Education of a King

Non-fiction ~ article
Published in The Spectator, 17th March 1933
1,070 words
(First read 07/07/2014)

No doubt EFB published this condensed version of the education of the long-serving Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII, to get the public warmed up for the release of his full-length book King Edward VII: An Appreciation, which was released in June of the same year.  Despite all the best efforts of Prince Albert (guided in part by his own ex-tutor Baron Stockmar), the prince's education was a signal failure ... or rather he never really learnt anything that his dad and the Baron wanted him to learn.
You can read the article online here.

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