An illustrated guide to the monarchs of the British Isles and Ireland from pre-Saxon times to the present, now in a new easy-reference format.
This is one of two titles in a new Collins reference series based on Gem material. Collins Keys are essential illustrated guides to core subjects, providing authoritative, up-to-date information in an easy-to-access form.
Kings & Queens contains biographies and historical background to rulers from the Ancient British chiefs through all the subsequent dynasties up to Elizabeth II. Included are:
Details of birth, parents, accession to the throne, coronation, authority, personal status, death date and burial place.
An overview of his or her reign, outlining the major events and personal tragedies, the wars, celebrations and conspiracies.
A survey of each dynasty and its impact on British history.
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“A neat overview of the lives and times of 250 British and Irish monarchs” – Family History Monthly.
“A handy guide” – Ancestors.
“The perfect book for revision, fact-checking, or indeed as a general family reference” – Reading Evening Post.
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Book Description Collins, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 7158947