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Kings and Queens (Paperback, New ed): Neil Grant

Kings and Queens (Paperback, New ed)

Neil Grant; Edited by (consulting) Alison Plowden

Series: Collins Gem

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A copiously illustrated guide to the monarchs of the British Isles and Ireland from pre-Saxon times to the present, complete with concise genealogical charts and details of key historical events.

The book is divided into five sections, together with a Compendium at the end.

Part One, presents information about Pre-Saxon rule, including details about ancient British chiefs, Roman rulers and the Roman Conquest. Part Two provides information about Scotland, Ireland and Wales, with sections on Robert I and the Wars of Independence, The Union of the Crowns, the Princes of Wales and the High Kingship of Ireland.Part Three discusses the Saxons, Normans and Plantagenets. Part Four gives details about the Tudors and Stuarts. Part Five presents an in-depth discussion of the houses from Hanover to Windsor.

Parts Two to Five provide all the essential information you will need to know about Kings and Queens including details of birth, parents, accession to the throne, coronation, authority, personal status, death date and burial place for each monarch.

In addition an overview is given for each reign outlining major events and personal tragedies, war, celebrations and conspiracies.

General

Imprint: Collins
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Series: Collins Gem
Release date: October 2004
First published: October 2004
Authors: Neil Grant
Consultant editors: Alison Plowden
Dimensions: 117 x 82 x 16mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
Edition: New ed
ISBN-13: 978-0-00-718885-7
Categories: Books > Humanities > History > British & Irish history > General
Books > Humanities > History > History of specific subjects > Genealogy, heraldry, names and honours > General
Books > History > British & Irish history > General
Books > History > History of specific subjects > Genealogy, heraldry, names and honours > General
LSN: 0-00-718885-4
Barcode: 9780007188857

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