The Reluctant Empress
Knopf, 1986 - 410 Seiten
Extremely interesting biography of Empress Elisabeth of Austria, the beautifland mysterious Queen who was the Romantic idol of 19th-century Europe and wasassassinated in 1898.
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Once again she fled to Possenhofen. Among her brothers and sisters, in the
familiar, noisy, bohemian atmosphere of the manor, she summoned up her
strength before the unavoidable return to the Viennese court and married life.
The court ...
"52 That a young woman such as Elisabeth would try to escape this monotonous
life, preferring the Possenhofen idyll, was met with a total lack of understanding at
the Viennese court. After all, Elisabeth was an empress- queen, for whom such ...
Ibid., from Possenhofen, September 13, 1861. 37. Schnurer, p. 206, from
Laxenburg, September 30, 1861. 38. Albrecht, reel 32, from Weilburg, September
3, 1861. 39. Sexau Papers, Possenhofen, August 22, 1 861. 40. Schnurer, p. 305,
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