The Lives of the Kings & Queens of England

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Author: Antonia Fraser

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520224605

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 384

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Examines the history of the British royalty from 1066 to the present, including biographical sketches and tidbits of information on such interesting figures as Lady Jane Grey and Henry VIII.

Kings & Queens of England & Great Britain

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Author: Eric R. Delderfield

Publisher: David & Charles Uk

ISBN: 9780715302651

Category: History

Page: 192

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This enlarged and revised edition of the classic guide first published in 1966, provides insights into the history and rich heritage of England and Great Britain through the lives of all the monarchs, from the early Saxons to Elizabeth II. The character of every monarch is discussed, together with the principal events of their reign. For easy reference, each section begins with a listing of all the essential facts and dates, including key biographical details. Successive royal dynasties are clearly indicated, with genealogical trees to show how the hereditary line has been perpetuated.

Debrett's Kings and Queens of Britain

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Author: David Williamson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Families of royal descent

Page: 240

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Appraisal of the monarchs of England, Scotland and Wales from the early Celtic and Saxon kings to the House of Windsor.

Kings & Queens

A History of British Monarchy

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Author: Ronald Pearsall

Publisher: Todtri Book Pub

ISBN: 9781880908976

Category: History

Page: 128

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Over 100 illustrations. The story of the kings and queens of England is long and fascinating. It begins with the early monarchs who were little more than tribal warlords, and moves down through the centuries to the present day and the court of Queen Elizabeth II. It is a story of treachery, lust, persecution, and faltering but unremitting progress, sometimes despite the monarchs themselves rather than because of them. This beautifully illustrated and informative volume contains over 100 full-color historical reproductions.

The Mammoth Book of British Kings and Queens

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Author: Mike Ashley

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1472101138

Category: History

Page: 160

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This book includes more than 1000 monarchs who have at some time ruled all or part of Britain. This includes the host of tribal and Saxon rulers prior to 1066 as well as famous monarchs such as Richard III, Elizabeth I and Charles II and all the rulers of Scotland and Wales. The book gives full details of the lives of the rulers as well as their wives, consorts, pretenders, usurpers and regents and is a geographical guide to where all Britain's monarchs lived, ruled and died including their palaces, estates and resting places.

Lives of the Queens of Scotland and English Princesses

Connected with the Regal Succession of Great Britain

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Author: Agnes Strickland,Elizabeth Strickland

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1108026125

Category: History

Page: 388

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Volume 3 (1852) of this pioneering work focuses on Mary Stuart's childhood in France and her return to Scotland.

Annals of Glasgow

Comprising an Account of the Public Buildings, Charities, and the Rise and Progress of the City

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Author: James Cleland

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Glasgow (Scotland)

Page: N.A

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The Kings and Queens of Britain

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Author: John Cannon,Anne Hargreaves

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191580287

Category: History

Page: 416

View: 9675

This authoritative and accessible guide to the British monarchy spans the Romano-British rulers of 55 BC to the present day House of Windsor. Generously illustrated with maps, photos, paintings, and genealogies, it contains a wealth of information on the rulers of Britain, including their policies, personalities, key dates, and legacies. There are almost 600 entries, which are organised by regions up to 1066 and by royal lines thereafter. Feature articles throughout the guide provide in-depth information on key royal topics, including Coronations, Regalia, the Tower of London, and - new to this edition - Westminster Abbey and St Paul's Cathedral. Revised and updated to include recent events, such as the second marriage of Prince Charles, this new edition also contains a topical introductory article on the changing role of the monarchy. There is a useful glossary, a list of recommended further reading, and a new appendix of recommended web links, accessed and kept up to date via a companion website. Comprehensive and elegantly written, this fascinating guide to the British monarchy is an essential reference resource for teachers and students of British history, and for anyone with an interest in Britain's rulers through the ages.