A N Wilson Prince Albert: The Man Who Saved the Monarchy
The success story of the British royal family can be laid at the door of Prince Albert, who, after his death in 1861, became a man who could do no wrong. His statues were to be seen all over the Empire, while Albert Halls, Albert Streets, and Albert Squares filled every English-speaking town as well as many in India.
In this exhaustively researched and definitive biography A N Wilson reveals Prince Albert to be a man of prodigious gifts. he was scientifically informed, embraced modern technology, artisticallly knowledgable as well as being an accomplished musician and composer.
Tuesday 15th October, 4.00pm