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Kings and Queens: The Concise Guide by Richard Cavendish & Pip Leahy

  • The perfect gift for lovers of history and royalty of all ages
  • The Royal Mint has been in existence for over 1000 years, follow the history of Kings and Queens from pre-Roman times to the present day with this guide
  • Richly illustrated with famous paintings and rare archived photographs
  • Handy size reference book full of excellent information
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Kings and Queens: The Concise Guide by Richard Cavendish & Pip Leahy

This is a fully comprehensive guide to the rulers of the British nations and their chequered histories, from pre-Roman times to the present day. From King Kenneth I and Henry VIII through to Princess Diana, the Queen Mother and Queen Elizabeth II, Kings and Queens: The Concise Guidereveals the lives and personalities of each monarch - the good, bad, lazy, greedy, downright wicked, sometimes mad and occasionally brilliant - and examines the ways in which they have shaped history.

Including family trees, key facts and further details, as well as timelines to help place each monarch in their historical context, the book covers the major social, political and commercial events of each monarch's reign. There is also additional information on the spirit, traditions and innovations of the nation at the time, including politics, arts, architecture and fashions. It is a magnificent visual feast in an appealing format, which guarantees to bring history alive for readers of all ages, through exciting narrative, famous paintings and rare archive photographs.

Kings and Queens: The Concise Guide by Richard Cavendish & Pip Leahy

Year 2007
Pages 480
Country Of Origin United Kingdom

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