Discover the larger-than-life stories of the British aristocracy through the lens of the 7 Deadly Sins of Pride, Greed, Lust, Envy, Gluttony, Wrath and Sloth (with a few added sins, such as traitorous behaviour, murder and cannibalism thrown in for good measure). Learn about some of the more colourful members of the Stuart, Hanover, Saxe-Coburg-Gotha and Windsor families, along with members of other prominent aristocratic dynasties. Explore the ranks of the aristocracy, and like Meghan, the newly appointed Duchess of Sussex, you will uncover how to go about the process of entering the aristocracy
SARIKA BOSE, PhD, did her doctoral work on Victorian theatre in Birmingham, England, and teaches in the UBC Department of English. Her scholarly interests include British fantasy literature for children, the British Royal Family and academic labour relations. Her most recent book is an edition of The Octoroon, an anti-slavery melodrama written by an Irish playwright just before the American Civil War.