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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9 Instead of paying another call on the Queen, Elisabeth sought out celebrated
stud farms to look at English hunting horses, but she made no purchases.
Elisabeth to her husband: "I also saw some very beautiful horses, but all of them
She was eager to show him that she really did understand something about
horses and that she could ride with the best of them even though she was an
empress. His self-confident, rude manner had already earned Elisabeth's respect
An additional siding was required for the horse-transports. Since the expectation
of going to Ireland after all had not been abandoned, at the same time expensive
preparations were made in Summerhill. Finally, however, England was settled ...
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