Princesses on the Wards: Royal Women in Nursing through Wars by Coryne Hall

By Coryne Hall

Royal girls have by no means been afraid to roll up their sleeves, paintings in wards, box hospitals and assist in the working theatre, regardless of their sheltered upbringing. certainly, via wars and revolutions in Russia, Greece, Spain, Romania, Belgium and Britain, their studies have been no varied to these of millions of alternative nurses.

Beginning with daughters of Queen Victoria – Princess Alice and Princess Helena – this ebook tells their tales and the problems queens and princesses confronted whereas carving a necessary position in an age whilst where of a well-born lady used to be thought of to be in the house. From Empress Alexandra of Russia and Queen Marie of Romania to Princess Marina Duchess of Kent and Princess Alice of Greece (mother of the Duke of Edinburgh) – ready an instance of carrier and accountability way past that necessary on the time.

Here, their involvement in nursing and the lengths they went to is unique for the 1st time.

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