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Kings and queens of Britain
|Other titles||Kings & queens of Britain.|
|Statement||by Joyce Marlow ; with chapters on the Scottish monarchs contributed by Elspeth McKay.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||185|
Offered here is The Illustrated Kings and Queens of Great Britain, by Edward Horton. 1st Edition published in London by Sunburst Books in Condition: A Fine Seller Rating: % positive. This dictionary gives a detailed history of the kings and queens of Britain, ranging from mythical and early pre-conquest rulers to the present House of Windsor. Covering English, Scottish, Welsh, and Irish monarchs, the entries are ordered in sections, by regions for pre monarchs, and then by royal : Anne Hargreaves.
From the reign of Alfred the Great - the first king of Wessex to call himself 'king of England' - in the 9th century, to the shock of Norman invasion in the 11th, and from the brutal vicissitudes of late medieval kingship to the comfortable ceremonial of modern-day constitutional monarchy, the story of England's kings and queens is to a large degree that of England herself.4/5(1). Edward the Elder – 26th October – 17th July Son of King Alfred the Great and Ealhswith. Married 1. Ecgwynn, 2. Aelfflaed, 3. Eadgifu. Edward continued to drive out the Vikings and work towards uniting England. He took control of Mercia after the death of his sister, Aethelflaed, Lady of Mercia. Aethelstan – 17th July – 27th.
: The Mammoth Book of British Kings and Queens (Mammoth Books) () by Ashley, Mike and a great selection of similar New, Used and /5(). From Alfred the Great to Queen Elizabeth II, this is the story of one of the oldest monarchies in the world. Discover how Britain’s history has been shaped by the lives, loves, triumphs and tragedies of its kings and queens, brought vividly to life in this stunning hardback book with majestic portraits, colourful timelines and family trees.
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Now in paperback, the most complete record of Britain's kings and queens ever compiled. In one compendious volume, The Mammoth Book of Kings & Queens offers the first royal biographical A-Z, its pages lavish in details on all the rulers of kingdoms within the British Isles, together with their wives or consorts, pretenders, usurpers, and regents/5(31).
I bought this book about 2 years ago in a shop and loaned it to my mother - I never got it back and had to buy this copy for her birthday to get it back. Super timeline of Kings & Queens giving a quick synopsis of all the facts. Also, a good family tree at the back.
Essential if you are watching the White Queen. Recommend - not a heavy history book/5(88). Kings Queens of Great Britain book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. From the House of Wessex to the House of Windsor, fol /5. 81 rows Sovereigns of Britain; Kings of Wessex (West Saxons) name dynasty or house reign; 1.
14 rows "Britannia: Monarchs of Britain". Archived from the original on 15 September. Ashley did create a mammoth book of the kings and queens of Britain.
This impressive text covers the rulers and royals from Roman times on. Starting off the book is a section called "The Royal Book of Records" with fun factoids such as the 'shortest royal marriage' (Alexander III and his bride who lasted four months and 19 days) and it ends with a helpful "Gazaetteer"/5.
The story of Britain’s kings and queens is fascinating. A Bit About Britain lists 97 monarchs, beginning in the 9 th century when the kingdoms of England and Scotland were starting to emerge, and gives a bit of information about each one.
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Subjects: Queens -- Great Britain. Queens -- Great Britain -- Biography. Great Britain -- Kings and rulers. View all. Get this from a library. Kings & queens of Britain. [Josephine Ross] -- Presents, in chronological order, the kings and queens who have ruled England and Scotland over history.
The following list of legendary kings of Britain derives predominantly from Geoffrey of Monmouth's circa work Historia Regum Britanniae ("the History of the Kings of Britain"). Geoffrey constructed a largely fictional history for the Britons (ancestors of the Welsh, the Cornish and the Bretons), partly based on the work of earlier medieval historians like Gildas, Nennius and Bede, partly.
Now in paperback, the most complete record of Britain's kings and queens ever compiled. In one compendious volume, The Mammoth Book of Kings & Queens offers the first royal biographical A-Z, its pages lavish in details on all the rulers of kingdoms within the British Isles, together with their wives or consorts, pretenders, usurpers, and regents.5/5(5).
Title: The Mammoth Book Of British Kings And Queens, Author: EzraDenton, Name: The Mammoth Book Of British Kings And Queens, Length: 3 pages, Page: 1, Published: Issuu company logo. Buy a cheap copy of The Kings & Queens of Britain (Oxford book by John Cannon. The rich pageant of Britains history emerges nowhere more colorfully than in the story of its kings and queens.
This new paperback offers an attractive and Free shipping over $ The Pitkin Guide to Britain’s Kings & Queens presents a concise, informative history, in words and pictures, of Britain's 56 sovereigns from Alfred the Great in the 9th century to our reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth II.
Beautifully illustrated, this book also includes family trees and details of where and when each monarch was born, where they were crowned, the dates they reigned and where 5/5(1). The kings and queens of England help us to understand its interesting history.
In the seventh century, England was made up of different Anglo-Saxon kingdoms, all fighting for power. Betweenthe Vikings from Denmark invaded all of the kingdoms, apart from the kingdom of Wessex.
Pre • Alfred the Great – Fought against the Danes; military reforms – Legend of the cakes – Doom Book • Æthelred the Unready and ) first Queen of Great Britain. Rulers of Great Britain • House of. An overview of the lives and the interesting and scandalous stories of the Kings and Queens of England.
This chapter covered the Hanoverians – German imports who. Kings & Queens of Ancient Britain by Charles Phillips. Royal history brought to life with illustrations, maps, and comprehensive genealogical tables.
Early Sources. The History of the Kings of Britain by Geoffrey of Monmouth, translated by Lewis Thorpe. Written in the 12th century, this is one of the earliest books on British royal history. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Kings & Queens of Great Britain: Every Question Answered by David Soud at Barnes & Noble.
FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Get FREE SHIPPING on Orders of $35+ Customer information on COVID B&N Brand: Thunder Bay Press.An educational book all about England's Kings and Queens from Ladybird. Ladybird Histories: Kings and Queens is the ideal first reference book for primary school children.
It is packed with information about England's monarchs in chronological order, including King Henry VIII, Queen Elizabeth I, and Queen Victoria, all the way up to the present.