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George V: not so dull after all

Jane Ridley discusses the life and reign of George V, who steered the monarchy through a tumultuous era of British history

Published: November 16, 2021 at 1:09 pm
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Jane Ridley speaks to Ellie Cawthorne about the life and reign of George V. She reveals how the king, often unfairly dismissed as something of a dullard, in fact successfully steered the monarchy through a tumultuous era of British history.



Jane Ridley is the author of George V: Never a Dull Moment (Chatto & Windus, 2021)

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