Uncle Leopold a life of the first King of the Belgians. by Holden, Angus Holden Baron.

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London, Hutchinson & Co. [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Léopold, King of the Belgians; Léopold, King of the Belgians: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Angus Holden Holden, baron.

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A marriage between Victoria and Albert was strongly encouraged by her uncle, King Leopold I of the Belgians; and in this letter to him on 7 JuneVictoria records her favourable first impressions of. This book must be read and reread."—Neal Ascherson The Los Angeles Times "A vivid, novelistic narrative that makes the reader acutely aware of the magnitude of the horror perpetrated by King Leopold and his minions." The New York Times "King Leopold’s Ghost is a remarkable achievement, hugely satisfying on many levels.

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in my opinion, if you like this. The door opened, and all three turned to look. Leopold strode in, wearing riding trousers and a white shirt that was unbuttoned down to the chest.

"Ah, Leopold, there you are!" Millicent cried, rising from her chair and beckoning her nephew nearer. "Good morning, Aunt, Uncle," Leopold nodded politely to each in turn, but stood where he was.

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Leopold's first language was German, although he mastered English at an early Leopold's early life was highlighted by the outdoors. Carl would take his children on excursions into the woods and taught his oldest son woodcraft and hunting. Shoshana Leopold is on Facebook.

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A mother might double as a cousin; the wife of Leopold I referred to him throughout their marriage as “Uncle”. The result was less a family tree, branching and widening, than a convoluted web.

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