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Articles by Ian Manfred St. Cyr

From the Archives: I Talk & Laugh & Listen

July 1, 2012
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She oversaw an shepherded the House of Windsor for a century and did more to shape its present character than anyone. Three years ago William Shawcross wrote an official and none-too-gossipy biography.

From the Archives: Crowned and Anointed

June 1, 2012
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Ian Manfred St. Cyr settles in with Maureen Waller’s Sovereign Ladies, a biography of “the six reigning queens of England” and suggests that the author’s headcount may be a little low.

I Talk & Laugh & Listen

June 1, 2010
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A minor daughter of Scottish nobility was raised to the royalty of England at the turn of the 20th century and lived until she was 102. Her official biography chronicles an age.