Please read here on how to use images on RoyalDish. - Please read the RoyalDish message on board purpose and rules.
Images containing full nudity or sexual activities are strongly forbidden on RoyalDish.


Pages: 1 2 3 [4]   Go Down
  Print  
Author Topic: King George V and Queen Mary  (Read 10842 times)
0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.
CyrilSebastian

Humongous Member
**********

Reputation: 753

Offline Offline

United States United States

Posts: 5878





Ignore
« Reply #45 on: April 29, 2021, 11:51:01 PM »

How well did Queen Mary maintain a reputation for formality and dignity?
Logged
anastasia beaverhausen

Ginormous Member
***********

Reputation: 1739

Offline Offline

United States United States

Posts: 7088





Ignore
« Reply #46 on: April 30, 2021, 01:40:05 AM »

How well did Queen Mary maintain a reputation for formality and dignity?

Really well - Iíve never studied anyone with so much self control. After King George died, she still kept dressing the way he preferred (in fashions from the 1910ís) instead of more modern dresses that didnít require corsets.

Did you ever read this?

https://smile.amazon.com/...29&s=books&sr=1-1

I thought it was an excellent and balanced biography.

Logged
CyrilSebastian

Humongous Member
**********

Reputation: 753

Offline Offline

United States United States

Posts: 5878





Ignore
« Reply #47 on: May 01, 2021, 01:57:47 AM »

How well did Queen Mary maintain a reputation for formality and dignity?

Really well - Iíve never studied anyone with so much self control. After King George died, she still kept dressing the way he preferred (in fashions from the 1910ís) instead of more modern dresses that didnít require corsets.

Did you ever read this?

https://smile.amazon.com/...29&s=books&sr=1-1

I thought it was an excellent and balanced biography.


   
anastasia, I have not read Queen Mary by James Pope-Hennessy.Thank you for the suggestion.
Logged
Gemsheal

Large Member
******

Reputation: 437

Offline Offline

United States United States

Posts: 1110


I make my own memes




Ignore
« Reply #48 on: May 01, 2021, 05:03:43 AM »

Oh Cyril do read it!  One of my favorite royal bios.  And "The Seach For Queen Mary" which is a compilation of James P-H's notes & diary entries while interviewing his subject's friends & relations is also good. 
Logged

How quick come the reasons for approving what we like!

- Jane Austen
fairy

Most Exalted Member
*

Reputation: 4552

Offline Offline

Posts: 19832





Ignore
« Reply #49 on: May 02, 2021, 09:35:53 PM »

Totally second it....
Logged

Mary's life motto:
"if I had the choice between world peace and a Prada handbag, I'd choose the latter one" Marian Keyes.
CyrilSebastian

Humongous Member
**********

Reputation: 753

Offline Offline

United States United States

Posts: 5878





Ignore
« Reply #50 on: July 03, 2021, 01:32:01 AM »

King George V and Qjueen Mary attended the Wembley exhibition of 1925.   
http://www.gettyimages.com/license/78949747
Logged
anastasia beaverhausen

Ginormous Member
***********

Reputation: 1739

Offline Offline

United States United States

Posts: 7088





Ignore
« Reply #51 on: July 04, 2021, 02:20:26 AM »

King George V and Qjueen Mary attended the Wembley exhibition of 1925.   
http://www.gettyimages.com/license/78949747

QE really looks like her grandmother!
Logged
fairy

Most Exalted Member
*

Reputation: 4552

Offline Offline

Posts: 19832





Ignore
« Reply #52 on: July 05, 2021, 11:19:53 AM »

Yeah those Teck genes are dominant!!
Logged

Mary's life motto:
"if I had the choice between world peace and a Prada handbag, I'd choose the latter one" Marian Keyes.
Pages: 1 2 3 [4]   Go Up
  Print  
 
Jump to: