The State Visits of Edward VII

Reinventing Royal Diplomacy for the Twentieth Century

  • Matthew Glencross

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Modern Monarchy book series (PSMM)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Matthew Glencross
    Pages 1-12
  3. Matthew Glencross
    Pages 13-31
  4. Matthew Glencross
    Pages 32-61
  5. Matthew Glencross
    Pages 62-86
  6. Matthew Glencross
    Pages 137-158
  7. Matthew Glencross
    Pages 208-211
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 212-230

About this book


This book explores the revival under Edward VII of the ceremonial state visit by British monarchs, showing the impact and importance of active royal diplomacy during his reign. Using the Royal Archives, memoirs and newspapers, it reveals the contribution made by the use of ceremony and public display to popular appreciation of the monarchy.


Edward VII Monarchy diplomatic history Kaiser Wilhelm II Tsar Nicholas II Anglo-German relations 20th century diplomacy Diplomat Italy play Russia Scandinavia Spain twentieth century

Authors and affiliations

  • Matthew Glencross
    • 1
  1. 1.Kings College LondonUK

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