Biography

Jane Ridley

Jane Ridley, Lutyen’s great-granddaughter, is an historian at Buckingham University. Her books include THE LETTERS OF ARTHUR BALFOUR and LADY ELCHO, and a biography of the young Disraeli.

Jane Ridley

Books by Jane Ridley

by Jane Ridley - Biography, History, Nonfiction

THE HEIR APPARENT chronicles the eventful life of Queen Victoria’s firstborn son, the quintessential black sheep of Buckingham Palace, who matured into as wise and effective a monarch as Britain has ever seen. Granted unprecedented access to the royal archives, noted scholar Jane Ridley draws on numerous primary sources to paint a vivid portrait of the man and the age to which he gave his name.