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By Plowden, Alison
Paperback. English.
Published Stroud: Sutton, 2004
Respected by her subjects and idolised by future generations, her fierce devotion to her country and its people made Elizabeth I England's fairest queen...

By Cannon, John, 1926-
Paperback. English.
Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001
This dictionary gives a history of the kings and queens of Britain, ranging from mythical and early pre-conquest rulers to the present House of Windsor...

By Hadlow, Janice, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: William Collins, 2014
George III came to the throne in 1760 with a mission: he wanted to be a new kind of king, one whose power was rooted in the affection and approval of...

By Starkey, David
Hardback. English.
Published London: HarperPress, 2006
David Starkey charts the rise of the British monarchy, from the Wars of the Roses through the English Civil War, the Georgians, right up to the monarchs...

By Paxman, Jeremy, 1950-
Hardback. English.
Published London: Viking, 2006
Jeremy Paxman discusses how the role of our head of state has changed over the years and what the implications have been. With characteristic intelligence...

By Keates, Jonathan, 1946- author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Allen Lane, 2015
William III (1689-1702) and Mary II (1689-94) were Britain's only ever 'joint monarchs. They changed the course of the entire country's history, coming...

By Lipscomb, Suzannah
Hardback. English.
Published Oxford: Lion, 2009
'1536' focuses on a pivotal year in the life of Henry VIII, revealing a fuller portrait of this complex monarch and detailing the finer shades of humanity...

By Ziegler, Philip, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Allen Lane, 2014
If Ethelred was notoriously 'Unready' and Alfred 'Great', King George VI should bear the designation of 'George the Dutiful'. Throughout his life he dedicated...

By Cannadine, David, 1950- author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Allen Lane, 2014
For a man with such conventional tastes and views, George V had a revolutionary impact. Almost despite himself he marked a decisive break with his flamboyant...

By Lyons, Mathew
Hardback. English.
Published London: Constable, 2009
This is the true story behind one of the greatest love stories in British history. The book explores the labyrinth of human emotion, ambition and ritual...
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