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Feb 28, 2011
via The Great Debate UK

Royal wedding feelgood factor overrides feminist impulses

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Sarah Gristwood is one of the authors of The Ring and the Crown: A History of Royal Weddings 1066-2011 (Hutchison) by Alison Weir, Kate Williams, Sarah Gristwood and Tracy Borman. The opinions expressed are her own. Thomson Reuters will host a follow-the-sun live blog on March 8, 2011, the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day.

More than a hundred years ago the great Victorian Walter Bagehot claimed that the women of Britain cared more about the marriage of a Prince of Wales than they did about a ministry.

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      "Sarah Gristwood is one of the authors of "The Ring and the Crown: A History of Royal Weddings 1066-2011" with Alison Weir, Kate Williams and Tracy Borman, published by Hutchinson. Gristwood has written regularly for many of the country’s leading newspapers. Besides several bestselling historical biographies and a forthcoming novel, her latest work is a 50th anniversary companion to Breakfast at Tiffany’s. She lives in London."
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