Kings & Queens of England and Scotland
Plantagenet Somerset Fry
Format: Paperback / softback
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Published: 3rd Mar '14
Don’t know your Albert from your Ethelred? Or which Henry had six wives, and which was crowned at eight years old? This book helps you sort your Tudors from your Stuarts, and discover how each monarch helped to shape the country we live in today.
From the Saxons to the Windsors, from the Tudors to Hanovers, Britain’s royal lineage is brought to life in the pages of this visual guide.Kings and Queens of England and Scotland comprehensively chronicles the drama and fortunes of the royal dynasties. Confused about which Henry had six wives and which one was crowned at the age of eight? Want to know more about the birth of Prince George Alexander Louis? The year-by-year chronologies and major events of each monarch’s reign are extensively covered in this fascinating volume.Tracing the history of Britain’s monarchs through family trees, this stylishly illustrated guide presents an insightful overview of the royal houses. Their private and public lives are encapsulated through contemporary poets, artefacts, paintings, and photographs.Features on key achievements of each monarch help you get an in-depth knowledge of how they shaped the countries of England and Scotland to be what it is today.With easy-to-read text and crisp biographies of each sovereign, Kings and Queens of England and Scotland is an essential encyclopaedia for history buffs of all ages.
|Dimensions||9 × 132 × 217 mm|