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Letters to Venetia Stanley

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asquith, H. H. -- 1852-1928.,
  • Prime ministers -- Great Britain -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementH.H. Asquith ; selected and edited by Michael and Eleanor Brock.
    ContributionsBrock, Eleanor., Brock, Michael.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA566.9.A685
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix,676p.,(16)p. of plates :
    Number of Pages676
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23135025M
    ISBN 100192122002

    H.H. Asquith: Letters to Venetia Stanley (Editor) 28 copies, 1 review Margot Asquith's Great War Diary The View from Downing (Editor) 26 copies, 1 review.


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More than the fascinating story of Asquith's love for Venetia Stanley, these letters provide a rare inside look at British politics. They reveal a statesman faced with political ruin in the Irish civil war who escaped by leading Britain through the crisis of and the early years of the s: Buy Letters to Venetia Stanley 1st by Asquith, H.H., Brock, Michael, Brock, Eleanor, Edited by Michael and Eleanor Brock (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(11). H.H. Asquith: Letters to Venetia Stanley Hardcover – March 1, by Michael Brock (Author) out of 5 stars 10 ratings. See all 10 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Cited by: The story of British Prime Minister Asquith's passionate attachment to Venetia Stanley, the keen-witted friend of his daughter Violet, and her shattering marriage to ""the Assyrian,"" Edwin Montagu, figures tantalizingly in British memoirs of the WW I period; and Asquith's compulsive, all-confiding letters to ""My darling"" Venetia have been ransacked by biographers and historians.

More than the fascinating story of Asquith's love for Venetia Stanley, these letters provide a rare inside look at British politics.

They reveal a statesman faced with political ruin in the Irish civil war who escaped by leading Britain through the crisis of /5(3). Beatrice Venetia Stanley Montagu (22 August – 3 August ) was a British aristocrat and socialite best known for the many letters that Prime Minister H.

Asquith wrote to her between and Life. The youngest daughter of Edward Lyulph Stanley, 4th Baron Sheffield and Stanley of Alderley, Venetia was a namesake and collateral descendant of Venetia Stanley.

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H.H. Asquith, Letters to Venetia Stanley Herbert Henry Asquith, Michael Brock Oxford University Press, - Premiers ministres - Grande-Bretagne - Correspondance - pages.

A tremendous read, and a great prequel to a book published a few years later, Politics, Religion and Love: The Story of H.H. Asquith, Venetia Stanley and Edwin Montagu, Based on the Life and Letters of Edwin Samuel Montagu.

A book, soon to be reviewed on the Esoteric Curiosa. Includes letters between Venetia Stanley and Edwin Montagu. Description: xix, pages [16] pages of plates: illustrations ; 20 cm. Series Title: Oxford paperbacks: Other Titles: HH Asquith, letters to Venetia Stanley.

Letters to Venetia Stanley. Responsibility: selected and edited by Michael and Eleanor Brock. More information: Publisher. Letters: Venetia Stanley's constant contact with Herbert Asquith was little-known and not covered in the newspapers an intriguing new book claims that.

Asquith Letters to Venetia Stanley Edited by Michael Brock and Eleanor Brock. Reissue of a much-discussed historical source which has been unavailable for a number of years; Offers a fascinating and unusual insight into the personal and political life of one of Britain's most significant prime ministers at the height of his government.

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They reveal a statesman faced with political ruin in the Irish civil war who escaped by leading Britain through the crisis of and the early years of the war.

Asquith confided completely in Venetia, sharing with. Michael Brock H.H. ASQUITH LETTERS TO VENETIA STANLEY 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover London Oxford University Press Near Fine in a Near Fine price clipped dust jacket.

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This is the story of three fascinating and strong-willed individuals: H.H. Asquith, Prime Minister of England; his friend and confidant, Edwin Samuel Montagu, a Jewish member of the Cabinet, and also Secretary of State for India; and the third, the sexually liberated Venetia Stanley, a brilliant adnd politically sophisticated woman and a member of one of England's oldest aristocratic.

This reissue of Asquith's letters to Venetia Stanley includes explanatory notes from Michael and Eleanor Brock, two of the leading authorities in the field. This volume documents a romance, and yet is vital reading for anyone interested in the history of World War I or in British politics of the : Michael Brock.

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The best books seem to be ones which center on an event or a person involved in the war. British author, Anne de Courcy, has written an excellent book, "Margot at War: Love and Betrayal in Downing Street, ", about Prime Minister Henry Asquith and his wife, Margot.

The title, "Margot at War" seems able to be construed two different ways/5. & Brock, M. H.H. Asquith, letters to Venetia Stanley / selected and edited by Michael and Eleanor Brock Oxford University Press Oxford ; New York Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

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Venetia Stanley was just 19 when she and Herbert Asquith, t met. But Venetia only had eyes for his daughter, Violet. The women constantly professed their love for each other. During the crisis, Asquith was writing love letters to year-old Venetia Stanley, with whom he seems to have been obsessed, confiding military information “in direct contravention of the.

Author Asquith, H. (Herbert Henry), Title H.H. Asquith, letters to Venetia Stanley / selected and edited by Michael and Eleanor Brock.

Politics, Religion and Love: The Story of H.H. Asquith, Venetia Stanley and Edwin Montagu, Based on the Life and Letters of Edwin Samuel Montagu Naomi B. Levine, Author New York University Press. Reviews for H. Asquith Letters to Venetia Stanley Through the prism of their domestic life, the book provides an unparalleled glimpse of life in 10 Downing Street.

- Wall Street Journal The diaries start with the lead-up to war and end with the fall of the last Liberal government and David Lloyd Georges extraordinary coup against the prime.

Venetia was so plain,’ her best friend, Asquith’s daughter Violet, was to say when asked about the relationship many years later. Whatever the reason, Venetia became his darling of all darlings.

To read the Asquith-Venetia letters – or at least the ones available in print – is to see that Asquith was a weird kind of philanderer. Violet’s best friend was Venetia Stanley, a socially confident aristocrat, tall, dark and handsome.

The two young women were very close indeed — de Courcy detects a. Stefan Buczacki’s biography is subtitled The Extraordinary Life and Times of Venetia Stanley but the thrust of the book is the relationship between Venetia and Asquith.

Hundreds of his ardent love missives were edited out of his published letters, but here some of their content is aired for the first time. Annotations for Venetia, Georgette Heyer. Annotations for Venetia by Georgette Heyer (published ) Compiled by Heather-Joy Garrett. December The first recorded use of the name Venetia is Venetia Stanley.

Born and died mentioned amongst other places by John Aubrey in his ‘Brief Lives’ and reported in full below: Venetia Digby. Buy H. Asquith Letters to Venetia Stanley by Michael Brock, Eleanor Brock from Waterstones today.

Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: Politics, religion, and love: the story of H.H. Asquith, Venetia Stanley, and Edwin Montagu, based on the life and letters of Edwin Samuel Montagu by Levine, Naomi B., Pages: This article is within the scope of WikiProject Biography, a collaborative effort to create, develop and organize Wikipedia's articles about interested editors are invited to join the project and contribute to the instructions on how to use this banner, please refer to the documentation.

Start This article has been rated as Start-Class on the project's quality scale. The letters were written before and during World War I to the daughter of Lord Stanley, the socialite Venetia Stanley (–). On his to England, in Brock briefly joined the University of Exeter to oversee a merger with Street Luke"s College of Education.

More than letters numbering overwords, written by Asquith to Venetia Stanley between andhave survived. The bulk of the. • H.H. Asquith: Letters to Venetia Stanley, edited by Michael and Eleanor Brock (Oxford University Press,pp.) opens a revealing window into Asquith and his era.

Starting inthe. Book Reviews in place until after the Rolleston Committee Report of But on these de-velopments, the book is largely silent. Notwithstanding such criticisms, this is an important and valuable contribution which deserves a wide readership. ANDREW SCULL University of California, San Diego H.

Asquith Letters of Venetia Stanley. I read with great interest Bee Wilson’s piece about Herbert Asquith and Venetia Stanley (LRB, 17 November ). Ten years ago I wrote a book, Politics, Religion and Love, on the life of Edwin Montagu, a close political confidant of Asquith and the man whom Venetia Stanley eventually married.

Wilson writes that Venetia told Violet, Asquith.commentary and interpretation in the first half of the book and the letters, themselves, in the second. The commentary would be more useful if it appeared between or alongside letters, as, for instance, in Michael and Eleanor Brock’s H.H.

Asquith: Letters to Venetia Stanley (). In Hunter’s book, by.H. H. Asquith: Letters to Venetia Stanley Selected and Edited by Michael and Eleanor Brock (Book Review). The Spectator,Available from Periodicals Archive Online.

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