Britain's Royal Heritage: An A to Z of the Monarchy (BOK)

Marc Alexander

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This book is more than a biography of kings and queens; it is an encyclopaedic work on every aspect of monarchy in Britain from semi-legendary times to the present day. Arranged in an A-Z format, it includes mini biographies on each of the forty-two kings and queens who have ruled since the Norman Conquest, details of the royal lines in Scotland before the Act of Union, the background to the royal houses of Britain and the consorts - largely foreign - who have married into the monarchy. Royal scandals, wars, ceremonies, households, tombs and insignia make fascinating reading, and this book is the ideal reference work for all those who want to know more about individual monarchs and the impressive legacy of myths, traditions, beliefs and practices that have grown up around the institution of the monarchy.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2011 Forfatter Marc Alexander
Forlag
The History Press
ISBN 9780752459110
Antall sider 384 Dimensjoner 17,2cm x 24,8cm x 2,8cm
Vekt 953 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form British & Irish history, Reference works