The Lady's Maid: My Life in Service

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'I was able to get on well with everyone below stairs and above, or so I thought until I began working for Lady Astor...' In 1929, Yorkshire lass Rosina Harrison became personal maid to Lady Astor: the first female Member of Parliament to take her seat and wife of one of England's wealthiest lords. Lady Astor was brilliant yet tempestuous, but outspoken Rose gave as good as she got. For 35 years the battle of wills and wits raged between the two women, until an unlikely friendship began to emerge. The Lady's Maid is a captivating insight into the great wealth 'upstairs' but also the endless work 'downstairs', but it is Rose's unique relationship with Lady Astor that makes this book a truly enticing read. Please note, The Lady's Maid is the new title for the book originally published as Rose.

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Rosina Harrison (known as Rose) was born in Aldfield, North Yorkshire, in 1899. Her mother was a laundry maid and her father a stonemason. Rose became a lady's maid in 1918, and she was later lady's maid to Lady Astor for 35 years. She later retired to Worthing where she died in 1989.

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Book Description Ebury Press, 2011. Book Condition: New. In 1929, Yorkshire lass Rosina Harrison became personal maid to Lady Astor: the first female Member of Parliament to take her seat and wife of one of England's wealthiest lords. Lady Astor was brilliant yet tempestuous, but outspoken Rose gave as good as she got. This book tells Rose's relationship with Lady Astor. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JJ; BGA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 201 x 129 x 24. Weight in Grams: 262. . 2011. Paperback. . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9780091943516

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Book Description Ebury Press. Book Condition: New. In 1929, Yorkshire lass Rosina Harrison became personal maid to Lady Astor: the first female Member of Parliament to take her seat and wife of one of England's wealthiest lords. Lady Astor was brilliant yet tempestuous, but outspoken Rose gave as good as she got. This book tells Rose's relationship with Lady Astor. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JJ; BGA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 201 x 129 x 24. Weight in Grams: 262. . 2011. Paperback. . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9780091943516

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