Courtiers the secret history of georgian court lucy worsley on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers in the eighteenth century the palaces most elegant assembly room was in fact a bloody battlefield this was a world of skulduggery. Lucy worsley used the courtiers depicted in the kings staircase in kensington palace to tell the stroy of the first two georgian kings the paintings contains a wide selection of courtiers from the highest ranking in the land down to milliners and the court pet peter the wild boy. The courtiers splendor and intrigue in the georgian court at kensington palace by lucy worsley kensington palace is now most famous as the former home of diana princess of wales but the palaces glory days came between 1714 and 1760 during the reigns of george i and ii . Heres an article about peter the wild boy which appeared in the telegraph a little while ago he also has his own page here an extract from my book about him and his colleagues in the royal household called courtiers the secret history of the georgian court. Courtiers by lucy worsley review lucy worsleys courtiers offers a lively group portrait of the inhabitants of kensington palace says ophelia field by ophelia field
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