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The lives of the kings & queens of England

The lives of the kings & queens of England

Fraser, Antonia, 1932-

Richly illustrated and vividly narrated, this is a celebration of over 1000 years of British history told through the lives and deeds of England's kings and queens

Paperback, Book. English.
Rev. and updated ed.
Published London: Seven Dials, 1999
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Available at Gloucester First Floor and Minchinhampton Community Library.

  • Gloucester First Floor – One available

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    9926838774 General Non-Fiction 942.009 Adult Non-Fiction Available
  • Minchinhampton Community Library – One available

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    9919008699 Biography B923.1 Adult Non-Fiction Available


Statement of responsibility: edited by Antonia Fraser
ISBN: 1841880272, 9781841880273
Note: This ed. originally published: London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1998.
Note: Includes index.
Physical Description: 384p. : ill. (some col.), coats of arms (chiefly col.), facsims. (some col.), geneal. tables, ports. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Subject: Queens England Biography.; Kings and rulers Biography.; Great Britain Kings and rulers Biography.

Author note

Antonia Fraser is the author of many widely acclaimed historical works, including the biographies MARY, QUEEN OF SCOTS (a 40th anniversary edition was published in May 2009), CROMWELL: OUR CHIEF OF MEN, KING CHARLES II and THE GUNPOWDER PLOT (CWA Non-Fiction Gold Dagger; St Louis Literary Award). She has written five highly praised books which focus on women in history, THE WEAKER VESSEL: WOMEN'S LOT IN SEVENTEENTH CENTURY ENGLAND (Wolfson Award for History, 1984), THE WARRIOR QUEENS: BOADICEA'S CHARIOT, THE SIX WIVES OF HENRY VIII, MARIE ANTOINETTE: THE JOURNEY (Franco-British Literary Prize 2001), which was made into a film by Sofia Coppola in 2006 and most recently LOVE AND LOUIS XIV: THE WOMEN IN THE LIFE OF THE SUN KING. She was awarded the Norton Medlicott Medal by the Historical Association in 2000.

Antonia Fraser was made DBE in 2011 for her services to literature. Her most recent book is MUST YOU GO?, celebrating her life with Harold Pinter, who died on Christmas Eve 2008. She lives in London.