This celebration of British royalty and architecture will delight and inform every reader. The book opens with a magnificent illustrated history of the kings and queens of Britain, giving lives of every monarch, plus accounts of the Princes in the Tower, the Abdication Crisis, and challenges faced by the modern Royal Family. The second half focuses on some of the most dramatic historic sites in Britain and Ireland. Explore the Norman castles, the royal palace of Hampton Court, and the masterpieces of Chatsworth and Castle Howard. The important legacy of Britain s past her kings and queens, castles and palaces is fully explained in this fascinating book. THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ROYAL BRITAIN A magnificent study of Britain s royal heritage with a directory of royalty and over 120 of the most important historic buildings Charles Phillips Consultants: Dr John Haywood FRHistS and Professor Richard G.Wilson FRHistS CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM
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About the Author and Consultants Charles Phillips, author, is an established writer of popular history. He contributed to Cassell s Dictionary of Modern Britain and was a key writer on Time Life s Myth and Mankind. His other books include The Illustrated History of Knights & the Golden Age of Chivalry (Lorenz Books). Dr John Haywood FRHistS, consultant, is an Honorary Research Fellow at Lancaster University. Professor Richard G Wilson FRHistS, consultant, is Emeritus Professor of History at the University of East Anglia.
Biblio NotesBritain s royal, architectural and historic heritage is celebrated in this compendium guide to one of the world s leading monarchies, with over 1000 photographs, paintings, drawings, maps and family trees A chronological biographical gazetteer of every king and queen from the legendary King Arthur through the Ages of Elizabeth and Victoria to the present day In-depth illustrated surveys of over 120 of the most important castles, palaces and stately houses An impressive reference guide to Britain s important architectural heritage. The Good Book Guide
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