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Published: 26 March 2009

416 Pages | b&w photos and paintings

196x129mm

ISBN: 9780199559220


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The Kings and Queens of Britain

Revised Edition

John Cannon and Anne Hargreaves

Oxford Quick Reference

  • Almost 600 entries cover the rulers of England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales from pre-conquest times to the present day House of Windsor
  • Comprehensive biographies of the kings and queens of Britain - including their policies, personalities, key dates, and legacies - as well as entries on those closely linked to the throne
  • Feature articles on key royal topics, including Coronations and Regalia, and on royal residences including Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle
  • Clearly organised content: by region up to 1066 and then by royal line
  • Many illustrations, maps, and genealogies complement the engagingly written text
  • Appendix of recommended web links, accessed and kept up to date via a companion website

New to this Edition:

  • Revised and fully updated content to include recent events, e.g. Prince Charles' second marriage
  • Introductory article on the changing role of the monarchy
  • Feature articles on Westminster Abbey and St Paul's Cathedral
  • Appendix of recommended web links, accessed and kept up to date via a companion website
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